Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum


Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum offers more than odd and bizarre collections of the world’s famous traveler, Robert Ripley. The Odditorium showcases exhibits that are more likely to be fiction but are natural phenomena in its strangest form. Enter the museum and see the way Mr. Ripley saw these amazing exhibits around the world.

Located at the longest boardwalk in the world, the museum’s facade is designed with a giant Earth globe smashed and suspended in the broken building. The artistic creation welcomes guests for more exciting features inside. The 12,000 sq. ft. museum offers self-guided tours where guests can enjoy the galleries according to their own pace.

There are 14 galleries including the odd artifacts such as the smallest production car in the world, hand carved castle, chicken wire sculpture of Jimi Hendrix, corrugated cardboard art of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! cartoonist John Graziano.

Robert Ripley, born LeRoy Ripley, has made its name in the first half of the 20th century. He started his career as an athlete and artist at the age of 13. A year after he sold his work to LIFE Magazine. At age 15, he started working at The San Francisco Bulletin then transferred to The San Francisco Chronicle. The title Believe It or Not! started after the deliberation of the original title “Champs and Chumps” which is small sketches of nine unusual sports drew by Ripley. It was the New York Globe, a newspaper publication where Ripley works, that decided to use Believe It or Not!

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