Ripley's Believe It or Not, Ocean City

3.7
#12 of 83 in Museums in Maryland
The only place in Ocean City where you’ll find a shrunken head, a 12ft tall robot sculpture made from scrap car parts, one-of-a-kind artwork, the world’s rarest egg, and two-headed animals!
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  • September 10, 2017
    Maybe we are cheapskates, but $22/per person sounded a little excessive, so we passed. Maybe when we hit the lottery.  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    We recently went here on an extremely rainy day on our vacation. It had some interesting things but for the price and how quick we went through I wasn't really impressed. I'm so glad I only got the mi...  more »
  • August 27, 2017
    TONS of artifacts and interesting historic items of great curiosity. Even a few strands of Abe Lincoln's hair! There were some oddities but really a great and informative walking museum that was clean...  more »
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  • June 26, 2017
    We took our 2 boys, age 6 and 4. Way too much more and scary stuff for them. My 4 year old cried and wanted to leave. I've been to these in other cities, before kids, and must not have remembered how gory it is? Pics of people beheaded, impaled, knives from executions, etc. I expected the shrunken heads. But it was room after room of death and medieval torture devices. I wish I had been warned about it not being appropriate for children. I expected tallest man, hot dog wafting contest pics and stuff like that. They had a model of the tallest man but lots of dark-themed stuff. Great if you're unto that and not 4 years old.
  • July 6, 2017
    Honestly its was VERY over priced. Its good for kids, but its not worth the $50 we paid for only 2. Museum is not even an hour worth walk. P. S. Visited all the way from Mississippi on vacation. 7-5-17 Boardwalk and everything else was awesome though.
  • May 17, 2017
    The two employees that was working that Sunday that we went were amazing, they treated and helped my daughter out. Their personality is contagious. I just had a blast talking to them, while my daughter was in the maze.
  • May 27, 2017
    Very interesting! I have been going to these since I was a kid and there is always something different in each. They are really fun to go to
  • June 25, 2017
    Some of the stereotypical ripleys attractions and some unique ingress add well I loved all of the art made out of cool interesting things like hair, pennies duct tape, bugs etc.

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