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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Branson, MO

3326 W. Hwy. 76Branson, MO 65616  
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Overview

This out-of-the-ordinary attraction offers a fascinating and often unbelievable experience the whole family can enjoy. Guests can visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium any day of the year to find 12,000 square feet of oddities in more than 450 exhibits and eight unique galleries. Bizarre items on display include shrunken human heads, an authentic vampire killing kit, and much more.

Highlights

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • More than 450 exhibits.
  • Interactive displays for both kids and adults.
  • Ripley's is filled with fun facts and interesting history.
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Good To Know

from Amy, our Branson Market Manager
  • Bring your camera, there are a lot of great photo ops.
  • Candy shop on-site.
  • Friendly staff.
  • Self-guided tour.
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Description

from Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
Considered the most unusual building in Branson, the 12,000 sq. foot Ripley's Odditorium is everything it's cracked up to be! Having recently gone through an extensive renovation, we have crammed as much fun into one building as is possible. There are over 400 "unbelievable" artifacts, jaw dropping oddities, world records, amazing illusions, pranks of nature, cool inter-actives and awesome works of art.

Just a few of the newest additions include a full size stagecoach made from 1.5 million toothpicks and a pair of horses made from welded horseshoes. Also, there are African fantasy coffins, a picture of Jesus on the cross made from burnt toast, a laser shooting gallery and you can't miss the wacky "spinning vortex" tunnel. With all that and more, it's sensational FUN for the entire family!


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Kevin Hitchner Tulsa, OK
3 Reviews
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"Cool stuff."
Reviewed June, 2016 NEW
Interesting and a nice way to spend a little time inside. Definitely different from the norm.
Tip: Have fun!

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Vera Hall Wagoner, OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Unbelievable!"
Reviewed June, 2016 NEW
We took a 3yr old and an 8 yr old....they both loved it.
Tip: It is family oriented, interesting and fun for everyone

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Harold Slaughter Shelbyville, TN
3 Reviews
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"Wax !"
Reviewed June, 2016 NEW
Lots of fun.........AC area very cool on hot summer day.......
Tip: Take your time , slow down and enjoy.......

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Scott C. Springdale, AR
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Family Fun"
Reviewed April, 2016
Great fun for family of all ages. Self paced and has plenty of things to see. Second time we have been. Lots to see!
Tip: There is a "Move Monsters" section that young kids might not need to go through, but they have a bypass.

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Jami Harrison North Little Rock, AR
1 Review
"More Fun than Expected"
Reviewed February, 2016
Great spot for all ages (and a good place to beat the summer heat.) Take your time - there's a lot to see!

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Tania Harvey Camden, AR
6 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"good for all ages"
Reviewed November, 2015
Ripley is fun for all ages. Self paced tour that allows you to see all. Even though we took our time, we all realized we missed different things. The pictures allowed us to see them.

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Reserve Branson Customer sand springs, OK
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Sooo Cool"
Reviewed October, 2015
We surprised our kids with this, and it was totally worth it! Every had so much fun and took so many pictures. We spent all morning here. There is tons to read and see!

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Megan B. Hartington, NE
10 Reviews
"Loved it"
Reviewed October, 2015
Was so fun really enjoyed it. Even my 4 month olds attention was grabbed. Way better then I thought it would be.
Tip: Historical and modern

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Lecrisia Kinderknecht bella vista, AR
6 Reviews
"Great"
Reviewed August, 2015
My kids love to go here. Its a little pricy wish there were family passes. Other than that we have enjoyed it everytime we went.

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Monica Dreiling Hays, KS
18 Reviews
"Impressed!"
Reviewed July, 2015
We thought that this would be a way to spend an hour before going to Silver Dollar City. We spent at least 3. Everyone (ranging in ages from 7 to 76) really enjoyed Ripley's and we have some great photographs for the kids' photo albums.

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Reserve Branson Customer Beardstown, IL
7 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Very Interesting"
Reviewed April, 2015
A lot of interesting artifacts and history. It is a great place for kids.

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Karla Rich Granite City , IL
7 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"NICE MUSEUM FOR FAMILY FUN"
Reviewed April, 2015
IF YOUR IN BRANSON TAKE THE FAMILY. VERY ENTERTAINING.

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Cody Goff GRAIN VALLEY, MO
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"An amazing museum"
Reviewed April, 2015
My family has actually been to this location 6 years ago and now this past weekend ... I think everytime we vacation in Branson we will revisit ... Really fun facts and interesting
Tip: Very friendly staff ;)

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Sana Johnson Rogers, AR
5 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Perfect for family vacation."
Reviewed April, 2015
If you are in Branson with family, be sure to go there. Its a great place for kids.
Tip: Be prepared to have fun.

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Courtney Blevins Batesville, AR
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Very entertaining"
Reviewed March, 2015
We all thoroughly enjoyed this museum!

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Jodie M. Arkansas City, KS
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"springbreak"
Reviewed March, 2015
We loved visiting here. There was a lot of interesting things to see.

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DeAnn Clark De kalb, TX
5 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"fun time"
Reviewed March, 2015
Kids loved it

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Ladale C. Decatur, AR
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"great attraction"
Reviewed February, 2015
Everytime I have ever been to Branson I have been here. That says a lot too. I have been at least once a year every year since it opened. Now my children enjoy it.

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Martin M. Orwell, OH
7 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun Place to Visit"
Reviewed February, 2015
We were planning on going there in the evening, but they had just changed from summer hours, and the old hours were still posted. Otherwise was a great experience. I would visit again.

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Reserve Branson Customer Muskogee, OK
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Excellent place to visit"
Reviewed February, 2015
Very interesting exhibits, excellent customer service. They even had reasonably priced items in the gift shop. We liked it well enough to plan to attend again and take the kids.
Tip: Bring a camera, plenty of photo opportunities!

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Jamie Tyler Girard, KS
9 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Good indoor activity"
Reviewed February, 2015
Good way to kill time or rainy day activity.

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Cole Alexander Lebanon, MO
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"didn't meet expectations"
Reviewed February, 2015
There were some interesting things inside, but for the most part it seemed more like an artifact museum than anything. Best part was the candy shop they had
Tip: very underwhelming

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Edgar H

Greenville, Mississippi

"Now I Believe!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 25, 2016 NEW

I finally made it to see the Ripley's attraction and it was worth it! It is a great place to take the kids for the educational value as well. It is a must because you are guaranteed to find out something you did not know.

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Robert C

Springdale

"believe it"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 25, 2016 NEW

Great and many interesting things to see, can sped hours looking at all the things in the museum Well worth spending time in and looking This place will make you think

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J_guard35

Tulsa, Oklahoma

"Just ok"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed June 23, 2016 NEW

I took my teenage son here just to check it out, it was ok I wouldn't go back. The best part was at the very end but other than that not worth the money.

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Mandy H

Farmington, Missouri

"Very fun place!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 22, 2016 NEW

I took my 6 year old during a trip and she loved it! I wasn't sure if she would but she begs to go back!

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GGF010


"Surprisingly really fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed June 22, 2016 NEW

Silas the young man at the counter was super nice and that just set the tone for the rest of the tour. The girl who took the pictures by the magazine area was just great! She was so funny and great to work with on pictures. This place was a ton of fun, and really just a ton of information. Plus they had a Zoltar machine! I mean who doesn't love the Zoltar machine!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium

Approximately how long does it take to tour Ripley’s Museum?
The self guided tour takes most guests 1 ½ hours to 2 hours.

Are cameras/video cameras allowed at Ripley’s museum?
Yes. Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras.

How many exhibits create the Ripley’s Museum Branson?
The Branson Odditorium is home to more than 400 exhibits.

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