Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium

Take Your Photo with our Giant Transformer made from Car Parts for Free!

Take Your Photo with our New Lizard Man and Vampire Lady Statues!

See the New “Owl-Headed Bunny and Eight-Legged Piglet!

Just before Traffic Light #8
800 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Hours of Operations

OPEN DAILY 365 Days a Year
January – February: 10am to 8pm
March – Memorial Day: 9am to 9pm
Memorial – Labor Day: 9am to 11pm
Labor Day – New Year’s Day: 9am to 9pm

Contact Info

Phone: 865-436-5096
Toll-Free: 877-475-3974
General Manager:
Ryan DeSear
Manager: Suzanne DeSear

  • Group Rates Available.

Largest Goodyear Tire


Inside the Museum

Visit the strangest place in Gatlinburg! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has been proudly freaking out families for over 90 years.

Come and see the museum that inspired the hit TV series. Once you’ve seen the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, you won’t want to miss the most astonishing exhibits in the world. There’s always something undiscovered at this Ripley’s attraction! Experience and learn new and unusual things! Three stories of over 500 Outstanding and Incredible Artifacts from around the World surround and Amaze you every step of the way! See an eight-legged buffalo, two-head calf, shrunken human head, and MUCH, MUCH MORE! All guaranteed real and mind boggling. Join us for your challenge to simply… Believe It or Not!

Join Ripley’s on a journey through the strange, the bizarre and the downright unbelievable at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!