Frequently Asked Questions for Our Location

Q. What can I find inside?

ANSWER: Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks features over 250 life-like wax figures in various themed settings.  Visit your favorite stars, historical figures and many more in San Antonio’s only wax museum!  Themed sections include Hollywood, US History, Children’s Land of Make Believe, Heroes of the Lone Star, Horror, Passion of the Christ and more.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium is the newest, largest and most interactive in America!  We have three floors of fascinating exhibits from all over the world.  Some of our artifacts include 3,500 pounds of the Berlin Wall, the world’s largest tire, an unbelievable 2-trunked elephant, and the car Lee Harvey Oswald rode in the day he assassinated President Kennedy.

Q. How long does it take to tour the museum?

ANSWER: Both museums are self-guided, allowing you to walk through at your leisure.  Time allotment for Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks is recommended to be about 45 minutes, while Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is between 1 to 1 ½ hours.

Q. Can I take pictures?

ANSWER: Yes, we encourage both photos and videos to record your visit to our attractions. Please share your experience with us!

Q. Where can I park?

ANSWER: There are several surface parking lots within a two-block radius of our attractions.  Garage parking is available across the street at the Rivercenter Mall Parking Garage or behind our facilities at the Hyatt Parking Garage.

Q. Is the museum wheelchair accessible?

ANSWER: We have elevators in both of our attractions to accommodate wheelchair and stroller accessibility.

Q. What forms of payment do you accept?

ANSWER: We accept cash, all major credit cards, and traveler’s checks.

Q. Can I buy tickets online?

ANSWER: Yes, you can purchase tickets to Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks & Ripley’s Believe It or Not! here.

Q. Where can I find coupons or discounts?

ANSWER: Our coupons can be found in many places.  Various downtown magazines, maps and brochure stands offer our discounts, as well as the Visitor Information Center.

Q. Do you offer group rates?

ANSWER: Discounted rates are available for any group of 12 or more people. Reserve your rate today!

Q. Can I set up a field trip?

ANSWER: For scheduling purposes, please reserve field trips in advance.  After filling out our Group Information Form, we will contact you to confirm rates and times.

Q. Do you host birthday parties?

ANSWER: Yes, we have a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! themed party room which features interactive displays and exclusive Believe It or Not! footage.  For more details, please click here.