Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Welcome to Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Baltimore, Maryland—where seeing is believing and it’s rude not to stare!
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Experience the strangest place in all of Baltimore - Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium!

From beliefs of supernatural possession to a normal human condition, the science behind sleepwalking is far from a yawn.
04/22/2020
Is It Dangerous To Wake A Sleepwalker? - Ripley's Believe It or Not!

From beliefs of supernatural possession to a normal human condition, the science behind sleepwalking is far from a yawn.

Is waking a sleepwalker safe? From beliefs of supernatural possession to a normal human condition, the science behind sleepwalking is far from a yawn.

Those stumpy little arms were more dangerous than experts realized.🦖
04/15/2020
Why Scientists Think T. Rex Arms Could Clap

Those stumpy little arms were more dangerous than experts realized.🦖

The theory is that those feeble T. Rex arms were much, much more flexible than we’ve long thought, adding another weapon to the beast's repetoire.

On National Unicorn Day, we’re sharing a bit of magic and taking you back to a time when they once walked the earth…🦄 ✨
04/09/2020
When Unicorns Walked The Earth - Ripley's Believe It or Not!

On National Unicorn Day, we’re sharing a bit of magic and taking you back to a time when they once walked the earth…🦄 ✨

From 1978-1985, Oberon Zell and his wife, Morning Glory, were most well-known for their caprine creation: nine real unicorns.

Your body won’t be able to break the gum base down, even with the help of seven-years’ time.
04/04/2020
How Long Does It Really Take to Digest Swallowed Gum?

Your body won’t be able to break the gum base down, even with the help of seven-years’ time.

Many of us still carry the belief we obtained during childhood that it takes gum seven years to digest in the stomachs of those who swallow it.

Few people have witnessed the process of making one.
04/03/2020
Up Close With A Jivaro Shrunken Head

Few people have witnessed the process of making one.

Robert Ripley brought back his first shrunken head from Lima, Peru, in 1923, kickstarting the young adventurer's collection of strange and unusual objects from around the world.

Instead of clandestine Masonic rituals, Club 33 had a very practical purpose…
04/01/2020
Peek Inside Walt Disney's Secretive Club 33

Instead of clandestine Masonic rituals, Club 33 had a very practical purpose…

Nothing special distinguishes it from other nearby entrances except a small sign featuring the number 33 and a brass speaker box with a buzzer.

We almost wish this theory was an April Fools’ joke… 🤔
04/01/2020
That Time Scientists Thought Lambs Grew On Trees

We almost wish this theory was an April Fools’ joke… 🤔

Where would we be without brilliantly outlandish theories? The legend of the Vegetable Lamb of Tartary is a prime example.

After years of interviews, Neil Armstrong relented to his misquote…
03/30/2020
The Greatest Misquotes In History

After years of interviews, Neil Armstrong relented to his misquote…

We’re a quotable society, and we love to echo the famous words of others. However, many of the most popular quotes we love to recount are actually wrong.

Move aside New York Fashion Week!
03/30/2020
Transforming Trash Into Couture Fashion

Move aside New York Fashion Week!

Displaying their talent by transforming trash and recycled materials into wearable art, contestants in the 2019 Trashy Fashion Show ruled the runway.

The Queen of England retains a champion to this day, should the crown be threatened.
03/28/2020
Dueling To The Death: Trial By Combat

The Queen of England retains a champion to this day, should the crown be threatened.

Trial by combat and judicial duels were perfectly legal mechanisms of the justice system throughout much of medieval history.

The secret to his mysterious origins may lie in a painting.
03/27/2020
The Tragic Origins Of Peter The Wild Boy

The secret to his mysterious origins may lie in a painting.

For his entire odd life, that was his moniker. Was Peter a feral child or was he afflicted with a rare genetic condition that had not yet been discovered?

Scientists estimate that mankind has left behind over 413,000-lbs of Moon junk.
03/26/2020
Moon Junk: Over 70 Things We Left on the Moon

Scientists estimate that mankind has left behind over 413,000-lbs of Moon junk.

Scientists estimate that mankind has left behind over 413,000-lbs of Moon junk, but what’s exactly is all that stuff we left on the moon?

The condition is incredibly rare.
03/25/2020
The Woman With Reversed Organs

The condition is incredibly rare.

The dead woman on the exam table harbored a strange secret inside her. The medical students didn’t realize her reversed organs until they opened her up.

Rumors of Washington's blunt-smoking days have been greatly exaggerated…
03/25/2020
Was George Washington The Founding Father of Marijuana?

Rumors of Washington's blunt-smoking days have been greatly exaggerated…

It’s an urban legend that has gained serious traction since the 1990s. It all started with one-dollar US bills stamped with a conversation bubble near George Washington’s mouth.

Why were mothers hidden behind curtains and under cloths?
03/24/2020
The Hidden Mothers In Victorian Baby Photos

Why were mothers hidden behind curtains and under cloths?

Like spirit photography, hidden-mother photography was another common practice of the Victorian era that looks absolutely creepifying now.

Curators thought it was already dead.
03/23/2020
Museum Snail Wakes Up After 5 Years

Curators thought it was already dead.

A museum snail wakes up after five years of sleep in the British Museum. Thought to be dead, a water bath brought the snail out of its slumber.

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301 Light St Light St. Pavillion
Baltimore, MD
21202

General information

We are open 365 days a year and we offer special rates for groups of 10 or more. To get in touch with Group Sales directly, please call (443) 615-7878, or email our Groups Department at [email protected] We do not have a parking facility on site, however we recommend the Harbor Park Garage located at 55 Market Place.

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 21:00
Saturday 10:00 - 21:00
Sunday 10:00 - 19:00

Telephone

4436157878

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Get ready to experience the excitement of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Baltimore. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium welcomes you to marvel at hundreds of weird and unusual artifacts and get hands on with unbelievable interactives. Venture through themed galleries and become immersed in incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, fun tech, and stories of people and places from across the globe.

Visit Ripley’s all over the world—with over 100 attractions in 11 different countries—to experience all that is incredibly hard to believe, but undeniably true!

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Had such an amazing time at Ripleys this morning. As we were going through the exhibits one of the staff members was so kind and took time to explain some things and show us a few oddities! Such an awesome experience. Thank you
Hands Down the BEST Staff and Customer Service Ever!!!!!!!! Thank You!!!!!
Can we bring in water bottles?