Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise

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#1 of 12 in Museums in Gold Coast
For a weird and wonderful experience in Surfers Paradise, head to Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise. In this self-described "Odditorium," guide yourself through 15 galleries of unusual exhibits. Check out the World's Smallest Car and a piece of rock from Mars. Walk through Australia's only double-spinning tunnels and see rare artifacts in the Egyptian Tomb. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise by using our Gold Coast trip planner .
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise Reviews
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  • Ripleys is one of those places that you have to visit. It’s not amazing but it is good. You have to go even if it is to say “I went there”  more »
  • I have been into Ripley's MULTIPLE times and my niece is always bugging me to go back. It is a great experience and really interesting to read so much weird facts! The museum is spaced out nicely so t...  more »
  • Always enjoyed weird things, but this was my first visit to Ripley's believe it or not. There is an awful lot of exhibits all with an explanation. you do need to spend a few hours here to get it all i...  more »
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  • Love it, this is the third time we have been there, it is absolutely amazing, kids learn so much and loved the laser room. My 4 year old was a bit scared of some of the statues so if you have young kids just remember that but other than that he loved it, the make your own art bit at the end is amazing... well done guys. And best thing is it wasnt expensive to get in like every where else.
  • I was really surprised how interesting this place is. It's not just about Ripley's Believe It Or Not - they have some displays about Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, as well as a few arcades games and even a dancing projection room. It's very large, and I didn't read everything I wanted to read in 2 hours. I give it 5 stars because I got a discount purchasing online tickets.
  • I've been here three times and every time I find something new and exciting! I love the weird twists on the idea of a traditional museum. There's a fair bit of reading if you want to get the most out of it (like any other museum) but it's much more interesting than your standard historical or archaeological finds. Mr Ripley was a bit of a weirdo. In a good way.
  • Had a great time. Good prices for the time u spend there. You can take ur time and even go back if u missed something. Even though you are downstairs u don't feel it, the rooms are beautifully laid out. The facts are very interesting and suitable for all ages.
  • Came here years ago as a kid and decided to take my aunt to check it out when she was visiting the coast. Sad to say barely anything has changed at all since the first time I visited and everything is a little bit worn out and old. The main attraction of the museum were the replicas of the amazing “believe it or not” people in history with a fact board next to them. Historic and factual, interesting stuff but nothing impressive. Wouldn’t go twice.

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