Ok, let's start with very few positive points I can think of:
1) There are many cool world records displayed in photos on the wall but some interactive stations: like you can try to beat the world record by playing on drum machine (record is >1000 beats per minutes), card flipping and recall how many you remember etc. Just because of those stuff, I am not giving 1 star= terrible to this attraction.
2) You can take pictures with cheap, inflated rubber replica of the world tallest man for FREE before agreeing to proceed with rip off ticket buying ordeal. Well, this item alone gave you what kind of museum it is going to be. More like a cheap show at state fair.
Now, here comes tons of negatives:
1) First of all, they have a cynical plan and that's why they do not show "official entrance fee" on the wall. Instead, there is a break down of fee on some mouse pad like thing on the counter saying, each attraction worths 9.99 and thus all 4 attractions (other lame "o" things like Tomb Raider ride) costs somewhere around $40. But a young lad at the counter said he really want to sell combo tickets at half price, i.e. $20. I refused to buy combo tickets because I do not have time to see all and I'm not interested in childish 3D ride and 4D shows. So I politely requested to sell me tickets for "Guinness World Records Only" because I never been to a Guinness Museum. Then guess what, without telling me how much it is going to cost, he charged me $23 (before coupons) although I am seeing only 1 out of 4 their rip off things and still charging for a combo ticket! See my picture of receipt.
2) Many of those displays could be outdated and no longer ture. For example, museum said yahoo ex- CEO is the youngest billionaire (see the attached picture) but I and many others who use computer/internet knew that it is just plain wrong. Mark Zuckerberg, the facebook owner is definitely richer than $ 4 billions and was younger when he started facebook. But the correct answer (as of today) is his coworker Dustin Moskovitz, who is eight days younger than him. When a museum charges some rip off price, I expect them to make displays up to date. Otherwise, this place could be at least 5-10 years outdated and I feel like I'm reading some useless, outdated Guinness Record book from some used book sales (just to kill time).
3) Actually part of no. 2. As many TA reviewers already mentioned, you could just buy the latest edition of Guinness World record book or just google for free (which I just did to find out who is the youngest billionaire and you can even see all facts from guinness website).
4) Since they sold that rip off combo tickets as described above, I also went to tomb raider 3D train ride. It was so boring and I do not see any 3D like thing after wearing 3D glasses. It won't even amuse a 3 years old child and nobody else was riding this train at that time. Even staff knew that and so they didn't even attempt to take pictures (like other attractions do) and sell it to me. If you really have to buy combo ticket for your family, I'd suggest "Haunted house" could be the best you can have in this tourist trap place.
I'll also write a separate review about tourist trap places in Alamo Plaza.
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