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Mystery Spot

465 Mystery Spot Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-9658
+1 831-423-8897
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What a neat stop!

1st off buy your tickets in advance! We were. Group of 10 and my inlaws just planned on showing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Martinez, California
via mobile
Family Friendly experience

To get to MS, the road is bumpy and narrow. This prepares you for a little motion sickness when... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Santa Clara, California
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“minute tour” (16 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
465 Mystery Spot Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-9658
+1 831-423-8897
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1st off buy your tickets in advance! We were. Group of 10 and my inlaws just planned on showing up. Luckily for all of us I'm a planner lol. Saool (spelled wrong and I'm so sorry I didn't get to read his name tag) was...More

Thank themermaidrach
Reviewed 2 days ago

To get to MS, the road is bumpy and narrow. This prepares you for a little motion sickness when entering this optical illusions place. Ticket is $8 plus $5 parking. One line for ticket and souvenirs, snack so be patient. It's a OK place, I'd...More

Thank 9za
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a place I'd missed visiting in last many years. It is a must visit, to experience the place which goes against the laws of science as well as 'Center of Gravity'! A ball rolls upwards on its own, on an inclined surface! You...More

Thank Prathap P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time visiting and learning about the Mystery Spot. Not sure how much is real and how much is illusion but if you go in with the right attitude you'll have a great time. The guide was entertaining and the price was...More

Thank clang_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mystery spot is nice to go and visit. You can go and take a tour and learn about the attraction. The tour guides are hilarious and so much fun. AAAAAAA OOOOOOOOOO

Thank Νικηφορος Μ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can Earth have a two different angle and gravitational force at two different spots just 6 inches away. To a normal person its a strange thing, till one experiences. True to its name its a mystery, the Earth's gravitational force is different in that...More

Thank Beluga988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me to this event, paid very little for a very enjoyable 45 minutes. This is quite something, never heard of it before and Im very glad we went. It's quite something and the 2 gentlemen that were our tour guides were very...More

1  Thank Terri W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had visited when i was 8, and came back at 21. When in the house i got such a bad headache and felt nauseous. Right when i stepped out i was fine. Its nice to see what the earth has hidden from us. Recommend!

Thank Foulio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some of these in various places, but we took grandchildren aged 5 and 6 to this one, and the effect was impressive. They worked and worked on how what they were feeling could be what they were seeing in the rain, and they...More

Thank TJC80401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was great you definitely have to check this place out !!! Might get dizzy when you walk into mystery spot

Thank dominique9696
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Lindsey D
We will be traveling through with a small dog. Are dogs allowed?
1 March 2017|
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Response from CCMH | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other people who responded in regards to your dog. I don't agree with the 'total ripoff'. It's just something fun to do, and I have spent the same amount of money for a 2 minute quick thrill (with an hour... More
John D
What are your hours? How much are the tickets$. Senior Discount? Parking fee?
6 October 2016|
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Response from Marshase | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at their webpage
Belinda B
How do you get there via public transportation?
8 February 2016|
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Response from GuestRelationGroup | Reviewed this property |
Considering that the location is off the road, I would suggest a Taxi. It is also a few minutes outside of Santa Cruz.