The Most Bizarre & Curious Place to Be in Gatlinburg!

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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The Most Bizarre & Curious Place to be

See the weirdest & most remarkable items from around the world that will entertain, excite, & fascinate the entire family! Experience the adventurous spirit of Robert Ripley who traveled to over 200 countries to search for the odd & unusualDiscover galleries of unique exhibits, fun interactives, crazy art, incredible people, & unbelievable animals! Explore Ripley’s Jungle then journey through Ripley’s Warehouse, optical illusions, kaleidoscope, space, & more elaborately themed galleries that will spark your curiosity, making memories that will last a lifetime! Wheelchair & stroller friendly.


On the Parkway, just before traffic light #8

800 Parkway

Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

(865) 436-5096

Fax: (865) 436-4145





Things you will see on your journey through the odditorium are: 

  • Harry Potter Inspired Dragon made of Recycled Materials and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry made from 602,000 matchsticks.
  • Two-Trucked African Elephant that had 2 fully developed useable trunks, Rare Albino Giraffe and many other unique animals from around the world.
  • Tribute Gallery to the Great Smoky Mountains featuring exhibits on Synchronized Fireflies, the Tallest Underground Waterfall and so much more.
  • Short T. Dangerously lost both of his legs at 2 years old, but he travels the world wowing audiences with acrobatic feats, performing handstands on bowling balls, and walking on fiery glass with his hands!
  • Wadlow, the Tallest Man; Lucia Zarate, the Smallest Woman of All Time; Chamouni, the Incombustible Man plus many other amazing people from around the world.
  • Unusual Art made from anything such as spices, Tennessee barbeque sauce, shotgun shells, license plates, many recycled materials plus more.
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Amazing Exhibits, Art and People!
Amazing Exhibits, Art and People!
Cool Interactive Rooms and Galleries!
Cool Interactive Rooms and Galleries!
Discover the Collections of Robert Ripley!
Discover the Collections of Robert Ripley!
Fun for All!
Fun for All!
See Ripley's Unique Collection
Rare Shrunken Torso
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Open Year-Round
Daily: 9 am to 10 pm
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