Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum

1441 Boardwalk At Corner of New York Avenue Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum has 14 galleries to explore and 12,000 sq.ft. of unusual and fascinating exhibits from the collection of world-famous traveler Robert Ripley. You’ll visit exotic places, meet unusual people and see genuine artifacts as you browse through the museum on your self-guided tour.
Amazing Exhibits, Unusual Art, Unbelievable & Genuine Artifacts from Around the Globe!What do the world’s smallest production car, a hand carved miniature chateau, and a shrunken head have in common? They’re all exhibits in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Atlantic City Odditorium!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is home to weird class family fun located on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Marvel at our collection of weird and unusual relics and rare treasures. The Odditorium is a self-guided, self-paced tour that allows guests to fully enjoy Atlantic City’s most bizarre attraction!

The Atlantic City Odditorium showcases hundreds of unbelievable exhibits including dozens of amazing exhibits including:



  • Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Lady Gaga, and Beyonce are now here as part of the new amazing insect display! Hand painted on real crickets, these depictions of iconic superstars must be seen to be believed!
  • A genuine human shrunken head
  • A Peel Trident car (the world’s smallest production car!)
  • A life mask of Abraham Lincoln sculpted in 1860
  • A hand carved miniature chateau with 17 rooms, created over a period of 30 years
  • Interactive exhibits and optical illusions
  • A replica of the Santa Maria made out of 27,000 matchsticks
  • A sculpture of Jimi Hendrix made entirely of chicken wire
  • A roulette table made of over 14,000 jellybeans
  • The stomach contents of a 17 yr old girl who complained of stomach pains!  Doctors operated and discovered 75 pieces of metal in her stomach.
  • A spider made from scissors and knives confiscated at airports by security agent Christopher Locke of Texas.
  • A version of the famous WW I Uncle Sam recruiting poster, made by Mark Langan of Ohio out of recycled corrugated cardboard!
  • An African Shaman’s vessel collected by Ripley in Cameroon in 1933.  Made from a large gourd covered with wicker, it was used to store liquid potions used to cure the sick and ward off evil spirits.
  • A bust of JFK made not of bronze, but entirely out of corrugated cardboard.  This recycled art was made by John Graziano, who is also the cartoonist behind the daily Ripley’s Believe It or Not! cartoon.

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