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Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco

175 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1201
+1 415-202-9850
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With over 70 interactive and hands-on exhibits, San Francisco's Believe It or Not! Odditorium is the most interactive in the world! It is home to more than 400 exhibits, , in 18 themed galleries, with a new emphasis on the Bay Area.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average38%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“mirror maze” (38 reviews)
“tallest man” (4 reviews)
“laser room” (2 reviews)
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175 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1201
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-202-9850
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great way to spend an hour or so. There are a lot of interesting facts to read about and see as well as come interactive displays.

Thank LaurenV633
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ripley's was a fun way to spend a few hours during bad weather, but I would recommend it for kids more so than adults. Some of the exhibits were a little cheesy, and the laser race is definitely for children; the mirror maze was fun...More

Thank EDiCarlo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great rainy day activity. If it's sunny just skip it. Kind of silly, some of the exhibits are interesting. The maze and laser tag that are also offered are just okay too

Thank Sabrina_ball
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son is huge fan of the books so we took him here for his birthday. The exhibits were ok but not that interesting. My 7 years old was so sacred to walk through 1 of them rooms I had to carry him through while...More

Thank Marknjacki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was raining and therefore I had limited choice of the places I can explore. I visited this museum and it is very interesting. It's better to buy GO SF card in case you wish to visit multiple places in SF.

Thank JainShipra
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Place is not big, so you need up to1 hour to go through all exhibits. It was very interesting experience for all our family. Our 5 y.o. son had a lot of fun in the mirror maze and in a laser room. The only cons....More

Thank lyubovv803
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I highly recommend getting the SF Go Card if you think you and your family want to go to Ripley's, Madame Tussaud's, Aquarium, Academy of Sciences, etc. It gives you a huge discount. It would have been painful shelling out $100 or more for our...More

1  Thank Johnsered
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've been to places like this before during my family travels. We always have fun. It was a little pricey but that's normal. I recommend it if you have never been to one before. The tickets included the mirror maze and lazer maze course. We...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Our teenagers loved this. It's no news to anyone what it is and overpriced but whatever. It's vacation.

Thank stbrigid
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went this week. My 8 year old loved it. The exhibits are fun. The end has a shadow activity, mirror maze and laser maze game. It was fun for him and something else to do for an hour. Recommend.

Thank Tammy M
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with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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