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!

News of the Odd from Ripley's Blog

Top 11 Blogs About Planet Earth

Top 11 Blogs About Planet Earth

Happy Earth Day! To celebrate our beautiful blue planet, we are highlighting the top 10 blogs about a little place we call Earth. How can a river be underwater? From land, Angelita looks like any an ordinary swimming hole. It’s not until you dive almost 100 feet that the underwater river becomes exposed. Angelita is […]

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Glow-In-The-Dark Highways (Video!)

Glow-In-The-Dark Highways (Video!)

Header Image: Remko De Waal EPA/Landov Smart Highway The Netherlands are testing out a “Smart Highway.” About .3 miles of road have been painted with photoluminescent paint. The paint “absorbs light” or “charges” during the day and then emits a soft green light at night. The goal is to make highways safer and to develop […]

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Would You Live in a Apartment the Size of a Parking Space?

Would You Live in a Apartment the Size of a Parking Space?

SCADpad – For the Crowded City Future SCADpad, the latest project by the Savannah College of Art and Design asked students, faculty, and alumni to create a livable space that is the size of a parking space! This is what came of it. These little spaces are a mere 16 feet long by 8 feet […]

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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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