Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise

3.8
#1 of 12 in Museums in Gold Coast
For a weird and wonderful experience in Surfers Paradise, head to Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise. In this self-described "Odditorium," guide yourself through 15 galleries of unusual exhibits. Check out the World's Smallest Car and a piece of rock from Mars. Walk through Australia's only double-spinning tunnels and see rare artifacts in the Egyptian Tomb. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise by using our Gold Coast trip planner .
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  • This museum is a strange experience, but a fun one. It can be a bit of a sensory overload sometimes but there's tons of interesting stuff. Sadly there are many exhibitions that are not relevant or jus...  more »
  • From the street it doesn’t look big but once you pay you head downstairs. This was the first surprise because the stairs act as a piano and make sound when you step on them. There were lots of interac...  more »
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  • Bigger than I expected and fun for the whole family. I loved the laser game experience and the pin ball machines. I was with people who had been here 20 years ago and they said it wasn't changed at all, so perhaps it's time to add some new attractions, but we had a nice night and I would recommend it to someone who hasn't been before.
  • Great place to visit while in Surfers Paradise, to fill in some time or even if you just need a break from the sunshine. Interesting and informative with plenty of interactive exhibits which will keep both the adults and kids amused. Take as long or as little as you like...to get the most out of it allow yourself an hour - an hour and a half. A few souvenirs for sale and lots of interesting photo opportunities. Some say the decor is a little dated, perhaps, but it doesnt detract from the fun time you'll experience...and of course a lot of the exhibits are from times gone by so of course they're going to be. Note - if you're a bit squeamish you may not like some of the exhibits ;-) Easy location, right in the heart of Surfers.
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