More than 25 “Ripley’s Believe it or not”! museums are scattered across the globe. The Gatlinburg TN museum resembles a three-story Romanesque building crumbling apart during an earthquake. The outside of the museum has cracks in the cement bricks. The building is also said to lean at a 15-degree level. The Ripley’s Gatlinburg attractions are almost all located near highway 441. The museum is located at 800 Parkway, at Traffic Light #7, on the right corner. On the outside of the museum there is a 5 ton solid granite ball floating on pressurized water. At the Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum you can experience seeing all kinds of bizarre exhibits from all parts of the world. Some other exhibits that you may find at the “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” museum include; a two headed goat, optical illusions, and a laser harp with invisible strings.
Prices for the Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum are as follows; $12.95 (plus tax) for adults and kids 12 and over, $7.95 for kids ages 6 - 11, and $11.95 for seniors. Ages 5 and under are free. The tour of the museum will take approximately about a hour. Ripley’s Believe it or Not is open daily from 10:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m.
Ripley's Haunted Adventure in Gatlinburg TN
The Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is located in a building that used to be occupied by a company that made caskets. You began your fun filled trip with a trip up a caged escalator to the second floor. After reaching the second floor, quest are greeted by a grim pseudo-vampire "host" who will explain the rules and attempt to instill a sense of terror . Your are then placed in groups of 10-15 people. After assembling the groups, you are instructed to holds hands with your group
members and enter the chambered labyrinth.
While walking through the labyrinth you will encounter long narrow dark hallways and disturbing sights. You will witness an exaggerated portrayal of a strait-jacket mental patient being administered electric shock treatment. Admission to Ripley’s Haunted Adventure are as follows; ages 6-11 is $7.95. Children between the ages of 6 and 11, must be accompanied by an adult. Adults and anyone over 11 are $11.95. Kids under the age of 6 are not permitted. The tour through the Ripley’s Haunted Adventure will last approximately 15-20 minutes. Ripley’s Haunted Adventure opens at 9 a.m. daily.
Ripley's Moving 4D Theater
You can now experience the Ripley’s Moving Theater 4D. Because the seats move, it gives you the feeling of being caught inside of the movie. The theater holds anywhere from 50 - 60 guest. It is open daily from 10:00 a.m. till 9:00 p.m. You must be 43 inches tall to ride. Tickets are $12.95 for all ages.
Ripley's Davy Crockett Miniature Golf
Ripley’s Davy Crockett Miniature golf course is a perfect place to take the family for some family fun. The golf course opens daily at 9:00 a.m. This course has to 18 hole courses. You can see raccoons, bears, and even chipmunks. The golf course has a set theme of the “old days’ back when a Tennessee hero named Davy Crockett roamed "them thar hills".
Ripleys Aquairium in Gatlinburg TN
The Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg Tennessee, is the perfect place to take the family for some family fun!! The Ripley’s Aquarium is located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg. While touring throughout the Aquarium, you can experience how life under water, truly is. Each tank provides a different marine environment for all types of animals. When you enter Ripley’s Aquarium, the introductory tank has a variety of fish including; angelfish, spadefish, and pufferfish, fish found off the coast of the Carolinas south to the Caribbean. There are many different exhibits throughout the Aquarium.
At the discovery center, visitors can learn more about the marine life first hand. The Ripley's Aquarium provides a variety of educational programs on the ocean environment and marine life. The aquarist are on hand to answer any questions that you may have. Special class times and topics for discussions are posted at the marine Education Center daily. The Aquarium is open 365 days a year. Hours for the Aquarium are Sunday - Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., and Friday - Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m Tickets for the Aquarium are $17.95 for adults, Ages 6 -11 $9.95, ages 2-5 are $3.95, and two and under are free. Prices for tickets do not include taxes.
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