Ripley's Believe It or Not, Ocean City

3.7
#12 of 82 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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  • We went on a Thursday at 2pm. We were the only ones in there which I kinda love. The exhibits are very random with tons of photo opportunities. My favorite wacky part was the Elvis silhouette made of ...  more »
  • We had a great time here. There was a literal ton of stuff in the place. We could've easily spent 2 days walking through seeing everything. My 10 and 8 year old boys really enjoyed it.  more »
  • My Son and I went to Ripley's Believe it or not this year. My son is 9 and he did not seem to enjoy the museum as much as he thought he would. It seemed a little pricy especially if you are not sure y...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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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