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.

Good To Know

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.
  • Bring your camera, there are a lot of great photo ops.
  • Candy shop on-site.
  • Friendly staff.
  • Self-guided tour.

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!


Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

24 Reviews
Karla Kloesel
Deer Park, TX
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great family event, well worth the price"
August, 2016
We did this activity on a day where we had sat around the cabin most of the day due to rain and needed to get out and expend some energy. I have four kids (18, 16,13, 10) and all were interested and had a good time. I like the self paced exploration and the fact that you can spend as long as you want here with no one rushing you through. The website says about an hour and a half, but we took longer because there was so much to do and look at.
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Tip: Be leery of any mirrors... lol

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James Jones
dewey, OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Awesome place to visit!"
July, 2016
The museum is very kid friendly and has some fun for adults as well. The fire alarm was pulled by a child and we couldn't find our 3 year old since everyone was heading for the exits and the staff was right on top of it and had him found and brought to us in less than 5 minutes.
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Tip: stroller friendly

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

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

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

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Scott C.
Springdale, AR
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Family Fun"
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!
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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"
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"
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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michael472015
Blue Springs, Missouri
"One of a kind exhibits of unusual and grisly accomplishments"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 22, 2018 NEW
If you like strange feats and eerie stories or just unbelievable facts concerning how and why things like shrunken heads came to be, this place is for you. See what can be constructed out of scrap metal. How far will some people go to achieve a record such as the largest collection of twine or butterflies or marbles? If it's weird, it's at one of the Ripley's museums.
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John M
Grand Prairie, Texas
"3rd time here!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 14, 2018
Don't worry if you've been here before. It's our third time in the last 8 years and always feels like our first time. They rotate items and interactive displays with other Ripley's around the world so it always feels like the first time. My kids absolutely love this place. Many hands on activities here fun for adults and kids.
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Bbygrleyes517
"Mini Vaca"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 10, 2018
We loved it! I took my son on a mini vacation and its one of the places we visited. and my son absolutely loved it. its great for all ages Truly would recommend it great photo opportunities all over the place!
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game_changer_3
Rogers, Arkansas
"Fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 05, 2018
It is so much fun! There are lots of really weird things, really great things, and really fun things.
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TheBatesvilleGang
Batesville, Arkansas
"Pre-Christmas Outing"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 04, 2018
Took our adult kids and teen to this museum and everyone had a really good time. Been here before and it seems they had changed the exhibits a little bit. There are alot of displays and some are interactive. Overall it was a good passing time in between shows. Glad we stopped by.
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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.