Welcome to Ripley’s in Branson, MO

Welcome to Ripley’s in Branson, MO

The 1812 earthquake made the Mississippi River run backwards for three days and made Church bells ring In Philadelphia! Our building reflects that odd event, and Ripley’s…Believe It or Not!® in Branson has become one of the most photographed buildings In the world! more

Now that’s a ball!

Now that’s a ball!

You will not believe your eyes when you come face to face with this enormous ball of twine. more

Playing Card Roman Colosseum

Playing Card Roman Colosseum

Built on a scale of 1″ equals 11′, this replica of the famous Roman Colosseum of Emperor Vespasian was assembled by McClung and Matt Florence of Dallas, Texas from 1,971 ordinary playing cards! more

Two Headed Calf

Two Headed Calf

Robert Ripley relished collecting what he called “Pranks of Nature”. Once considered an omen of disaster, most animals born with 2 heads or multiple limbs die at birth. more

Genuine Shrunken Head

Genuine Shrunken Head

This head came from a normal sized person! The Jivaro Indians of Ecuador claim their enemies’ heads as symbols of bravery and display them – reduced to fist sized – as war trophies. more

Aboriginal Ancestor Face Mask

Aboriginal Ancestor Face Mask

Robert Ripley traveled the world collecting unusual and amazing artifacts from over 200 countries in far off places. more

Matchstick Aircraft Carrier

Matchstick Aircraft Carrier

Carrier the U.S.S. Forrestal, took over 600 hours to complete and is made from over 48,000 common household matchsticks and toothpicks. more

Welcome to Branson, MO!

Welcome to Branson, MO!

Known as the “Live Music Show Capital of the World,” Branson, MO, is truly a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination — and an incredible value including the amazing Ripley’s believe It or Not! Museum! more

  • Welcome to Ripley’s in Branson, MO
  • Now that’s a ball!
  • Playing Card Roman Colosseum
  • Two Headed Calf
  • Genuine Shrunken Head
  • Aboriginal Ancestor Face Mask
  • Matchstick Aircraft Carrier
  • Welcome to Branson, MO!

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The Weirdest Easters

The Weirdest Easters

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Bring us your Bizarre!

Bring us your Bizarre!

Join Edward Meyer, VP Exhibits & Archives at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Panama City Beach, Florida on April 25th & 26th for the Bizarre Buying Bazaar! Ripley’s is touring the land searching for the best bizarre items. Search your attics, homes, garages, cars, and collections to see if you have a hidden treasure! Are […]

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24 Spectacular Images of the Salty Sivash Lagoons

24 Spectacular Images of the Salty Sivash Lagoons

The Rotten Sea Just south of Ukraine, between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, is the Crimean Peninsula. Separating the Crimean Peninsula from the mainland is a very unique system of lagoons and swamps called the Sivash Lagoons.

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Mmm Mmm Bugs

Mmm Mmm Bugs

4 Delicious Bug Dishes Interesting Foods has long been a staple of our annual Ripley’s Believe It or Not! books. Inside this delectable chapter are always a few bug noshes to stir your hunger. Here are 4 delicious bug dishes from our latest book, Dare to Look! [image_border img="http://www.ripleys.com/weird/files/2014/02/from-our-book.jpg" caption="" pos="center" border="true" buffer="true"] Bug Pizza […]

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What Is It Like to Hallucinate?

What Is It Like to Hallucinate?

Sensory Deprivation & R.E.S.T Perhaps you think that hallucinations only occur due to the effects of drugs or because of mental illness. As it turns out, there are a few other scenarios that could spark a hallucination in a person’s mind. One of those is sensory deprivation. It’s noisy out there! In today’s world it […]

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