Venturing through 11 themed galleries, adults and children alike will become immersed in artifacts, incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, interactive games, and stories of people and places that are incredibly hard to believe but undeniably true!

Willard Wigan Gallery


Marvel at the curiosities that Ripley’s has collected over the past 100 years. Come face-to-face with a genuine shrunken head, encounter extraordinary feats, and do a double take of animal oddities.

Tour Ripley’s odd outdoor art garden, and stand next to a larger-than life gorilla made from recycled tires or take a seat on a 3,500-pound octopus bench carved from a Redwood tree!


Be sure not the miss the Infinity Room, dazzling with mirrored reflections, illusions, and a colorful light show, this space is a mind-bending experience!

WHERE SEEING IS BELIEVING

We welcome you to the world of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, where truth is always stranger than fiction and the unbelievable comes alive right before your very eyes!

Explore the unusual and fascinating exhibits collected by the world-famous traveler Robert Ripley to be amazed, astounded, and—most of all—entertained!

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Thursdays – Mondays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

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(541) 265-2206

ripleysnewport@obmg.com