Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco

Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco

Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco
3.5
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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With over 70 interactive and hands-on exhibits, San Francisco's Believe It or Not! Odditorium is the most interactive in the world! It is home to more than 400 exhibits, , in 18 themed galleries, with a new emphasis on the Bay Area.
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Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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DesertTrips
Morocco331 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Ripley's Believe It or Not! in San Francisco is a fantastic place to visit! We had so much fun exploring the exhibits There's a lot to see from bizarre artifacts to interactive displays It's definitely worth a visit for anyone looking for a unique and entertaining experience. Highly recommend!
Written June 7, 2024
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland30,084 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Riley’s believe it or not is always fun. 75 exhibits in this location. It’s located near to Pier 39 in Fisherman’s dock. Worth a visit.
Written October 8, 2023
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Jeff M
Sacramento, CA466 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
Our children of 5 and 9 really enjoyed this museum. My wife and I also enjoyed it but it was mostly for them. There were more exhibits to see than I thought there would be and we spent about an hour here. The mirror maze got scary. My wife didn't want to do it so I went in with the kids and we went arond in circles for about 10 minutes before I just wanted to get out! We found the entrance where we walked in and exited there. I wouldn't recommend the mirror maze unless you have a lot of time and don't let little kids go off by themselves in there! The worst part about the whole thing museum is the girl at the front desk who couldn't be bothered to look up from her phone when taking the tickets. Great experience other than that.
Written February 14, 2023
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Tabitha A
Kangaroo Flat, Australia388 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Worst Ripleys hands down!
It is expensive, it is old, it is crusty, and they have not updated their technology since the start of the century.
What a disappointment.
I’ve been to a lot of ripleys, there was nothing special about this at all.
And so expensive!
Written October 22, 2022
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Katie F
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 • Couples
Mind boggling. The experience was trippy with the room that makes you feel like it’s moving around you. The exhibits are fun and interactive and unique.
Written September 4, 2022
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Chris
Luxembourg179 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Family
We tiok a combo ticket with Madame Tussaud aa this is normally a good option. This museum is not very big but it was good fun.
Written February 26, 2022
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SharonB231
Toledo, OH1,213 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Couples
This is a typical Ripleys museum with many interesting odd things to see. There is a restroom halfway through the museum. Museum is small, we spent about an hour here. We also did the mirror maze on a combo ticket. Maze was small and mirrors needed cleaning. A fun place to visit Ripley’s and be in air conditioning for a while.
Written August 31, 2021
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Tim
Idaho5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Solo
I had time to spare so I stopped in. Was some very interesting things to see inside. The mirror maze was 100% disappointing. The mirrors were dirty so you could easily see where you needed to go.
Written May 21, 2021
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Lynn S
Tri-Cities, WA314 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We could have spent hours in this attraction. So fascinating and cool. Mirror maze was a bit of a let down. The lazer attraction was kinda fun. Pricey, but I would recommend.
Written February 19, 2020
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Christy H
Lewistown, PA8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Any time I go somewhere I try to see if there is a Ripley's near by. We were staying in San Jose and drove up to check it out. It was a bit smaller than the ones in Ocean City, Or Atlantic City. But was still was good. I bought a cute stuffed double headed rabbit and a very neat collectible Ripley's key ring of a key. Very cool.
Written January 10, 2020
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