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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
+1 541-265-2206
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So -so

At least it was better than the undersea gardens. Much of it was very dimly lit, making it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dave A
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Scappoose, Oregon
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Fun for all ages

This place is well done. It should please all ages. This is located down on the waterfront where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Floyd M
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White City, Oregon
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250 SW Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4535
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+1 541-265-2206
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At least it was better than the undersea gardens. Much of it was very dimly lit, making it difficult to navigate. I found many of the exhibits to be just news screens, with nothing unusual inside. Kids seem to enjoy it a lot more than...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well done. It should please all ages. This is located down on the waterfront where there is a lot to do and see.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

First time going through a few years ago was alright. Paid almost 100 bucks for family of 4. For all three attractions.Dirty smelly and needs to be updated.More

Thank Sami F
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David H, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sami, Sorry your experience wasn't what you expected. While it's true that the property has been here since 1985 we find it interesting the range of reviews from persons visiting the same property. We strive to provide the best experience we can and while...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Kind of a carnival atmosphere, kinda tacky but enjoyable. Interesting way to kill about 30 minutes. Some you'll believe, some NOT,

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We've been here loads of times, but it's losing it's charm. Not many updates and everything is a bit tired and worn. Still fun, but a bit expensive. The gift shop is a must though. Most of the older stuff will be lost on the...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

The information is very interesting. It was a bit dark so let your eyes adjust to the low light. It's obvious that they tried to add special effects to some of the displays but they are a bit cheesy and are lacking any form of...More

Thank olboodog
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Ripleys believe it or not , undersea gardens , and wax works all for 24.95 per adult ! Ripleys is amazing !! I can't imagine how someone could give this place a bad review go see it awesome cheap and worth every penny kids will...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this. Lots of interesting, funny things to look at, and it was very wheelchair friendly. Staff was super nice too. We got their discount package, so we got to see the wax museum and aquarium also, at a much cheaper rate.

Thank Henry B
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I didn’t want to go here, but my husband and kids (9,6) wanted to. We found a Groupon for $63 that allowed us access to Ripley’s, the wax museum and the Under the Sea gardens. It was much cheaper to do it this way, then...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I only visited because family members insisted. It's kinda interesting but I would recommend spending your money on other attractions NOT on the bayfront.More

Thank jjtbody
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David H, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jjtbody, The Newport historic Bayfront is a working Bayfront where much of the sea food eaten across the globe is landed. At the same time the beauty of the fishing boats, sea lions, bridge and so much more can be experienced and enjoyed without...More

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Bobbie S
26 February 2018|
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Response from greenspratley | Reviewed this property |
sorry, the third one should read age 4 and under free
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mustanggal24
31 May 2017|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
It's not really a dog-friendly layout.
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Denise W
10 February 2017|
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Response from 3Twinkles3 | Reviewed this property |
Ripley's is part of Mariner Square. There are 3 attractions in Mariner Square. The adult price for a single attraction is $14.99 or you can visit all 3 for $24.99.
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