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Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells

115 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1549
+1 608-254-2184
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Loved it

Went with wife to check it out. Went to their now closed Chicago museum almost 40 years ago. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Don B
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Interesting with hidden passages

There were many viewing stations to read through with such a wide variety of oddity! The shrunken... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robin G
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Discover the world's oddities at Ripley's Believe It or Not in the Wisconsin Dells. Featuring three floors with 11 amazing galleries, you will experience puzzling illusions as you examine the large eclectic collection of odd and interesting things you will never see anywhere else.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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115 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1549
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+1 608-254-2184
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went with wife to check it out. Went to their now closed Chicago museum almost 40 years ago. Very clean and fun, even for these old folks. This time of year was great as we were the only people there during the hour + we...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There were many viewing stations to read through with such a wide variety of oddity! The shrunken heads were pretty cool to see along with the animals with two heads or legs coming out of the back. There are secret passages that bring you to...More

Thank Robin G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We come here every time we are in the dells we have been to other locations multiple times and this one is by far our favorite

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum of oddities! Walking through Ripley's was like a realtime exploration of the sidebar features of a Nat Geo magazine. Whether it's a python made of fingernails or the split cross section of the head of a serial killer, this is a must for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had wanted to visit Ripley's last year but didn't get the chance. I loved the self guided tour through the various exhibits. I'm not sure if I found all the secret passages or not. I really enjoyed the whole thing. My girlfriend not as...More

Thank Nicole P
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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad that you got the chance to enjoy our museum this year Nicole! We are happy that you enjoyed yourself and hope that you get to come back and explore some more. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was the first of the Ripley's because I don't like eerie things or any kind of shocking things. I thought it was short but once you enter, you notice that it has secret rooms that you have to find. Is very interesting and...More

Thank Janet R
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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your time at the museum and that realize there is much more to explore than meets the eye.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we went there was a 'hiccup' or two- one spot wasn't finished yet (a new spot being painted), one of the hidden items was missing (a button that you could push to reveal something but we found where the button should have been), one...More

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Thank Charity W
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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Charity. We are glad that you enjoyed your self and appreciate you bringing things that can be improved to our attention.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited on April 5th 2018. The lady at the front desk gave us no information about the museum at all. I only knew certain details/clues from reading the reviews prior to our visit. There was a large group behind us that...More

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and will take this chance to remind our employees to do their best as making sure everyone gets informed. We are glad that you enjoyed the museum.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

First visit to the Dells over all is was great not too many attractions open yet as the season is still early plenty to do still many places to chow down too not at all disappointed

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting the Dells, we are glad that you had a good time at Ripley's.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

WOW.So fun this was our second time and will not be the last we got to take so many pictures and the gift shop was small but packed with good stuff have a blast

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you had a great time in our museum. :) We will see you next time!

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Chryssy J
2 March 2018|
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Response from Wolfie B | Reviewed this property |
There are hidden areas that can only be accessed by foot. People would likely give you some room for your stroller, but kids in strollers would certainly enjoy it more if they could walk for long enough periods of time. It... More
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leiknessdaren
9 February 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s open in the winter they just close sooner
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Megan G
21 June 2017|
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Response from Jamie D | Property representative |
it is a self-guided tour, so it is up to you! We have had guests go through in 20 minutes (not recommended) and others stay up to 2 hours. :)
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