Ripley's Believe it or Not!, Ocean City

3.7
#12 of 122 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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Ripley's Believe it or Not! Reviews
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  • Its an ok attraction, best with younger kids. Its not very big but its a quality presentation. It does not seem to have changed much over the years, so probably a once and done visit.  more »
  • Ripley's museum is a collection of fascinating Believe it or Not people and things. Solve how to open the gate. See a life size replica of Walter Hudson. Also try to stand straight through the tunnel ...  more »
  • The weather was really bad so this place was great to get the kids out and do something fun and interesting  more »
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  • Only the revolving room is nice. All other things didn't interest me. It is basically who is the tallest, heaviest person, etc kind of stuff. It isn't cheap either so definitely won't be going back.
  • Took my 6 and 4 old children for the first time. Went when it wasn't busy which I think makes a difference in your experience. Some of the items/exhibits were scary but it is all in how you handle it as a parent. You pick how interactive you want to be. We also did the mirror maze, my personal favorite. Scared my 4 yr old a little. My 6 yr old did the laser beams and love it. My 4 yr old still talks about the shrunken head. This is a good place to go to if you need a break from the heat. The AC felt great!
  • Amazing! My family loved all the interesting and interactive exhibits and even saw a real live sword-swallower!
  • A pretty decent Museum but somewhat expensive. The price prohibits me from going back.
  • 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.
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