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Address: 412 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3740
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Fun awesome place off the main block in Austin. Weird shows and cool exhibits. Amazing gift shop for those looking for something a little bit different.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brandon B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun awesome place off the main block in Austin. Weird shows and cool exhibits. Amazing gift shop for those looking for something a little bit different.

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Thank Brandon B
Overland Park, Kansas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought it seemed like an interesting place to visit but I wouldn't recommend it. The one exhibit that's supposed to be the star of the show (the "Ice Man"), isn't even realistic-looking. It was hard to see through the clear "casket" as it appeared that it has been thawed, frozen, etc. You could barely see anything, and what you could... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gift shop is bigger then the museum. Tacky show in the back. Not worth the $12 bucks. It is a tourist trap. On the 6th ave strip. Preying on drunk tourists and curiosity seekers. Nothing ther but stage props.

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Thank Michael G
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The only good thing about this place is the gift shop. Other than that you have literally two rooms - one full of badly-labelled props and a handful of oddities, then the much-vaunted "iceman" which is about as anti-climactic an experience as you could possibly imagine. You're forced to watch a godawful VHS video of the Iceman - which takes... More 

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Chadron, Nebraska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very small museum with pretty tight spaces. Some of it kind of neat, but no need to spend much time. They play an episode of the old series Unsolved Mysteries, ice man, not that cool. Definitely "weird". As stated in other reviews, the show at the end makes it. A very entertaining man, with a neat talent. Also a... More 

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Galway
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

I enjoyed my trip to this museum, so much so that I've been twice. While it is a little on the steep side for what it has it's a fun way to kill an hour. The majority of the tour will be done by yourself looking at shrunken heads/bigfoot prints and things like that in the museum but there is... More 

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Thank Kyle W
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The front part of the museum is just o.k. but once you get to the second part and the show at the end, that's where it gets interesting.

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Thank David L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Very crowded store and museum. If you're comfortable walking on plywood this is your stop. Lots of false advertisement and rude employees. Biggest "exhibit" is a sham.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Surprised by the exhibits and was pretty unbelievable. A must visit on the 6th street. The guide for the ice man was amazing

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had asked some locals about this place to mediocre reviews and we were already wary of spending money on another "boutique museum". In fact, we were so wary that we did not go into the actual pay section. However, there is a gift shop that gives you an idea of what is in store for you. The price [$12]... More 

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