Archive | April, 2010
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Jackson Hole to Exhibit the World’s Most Unusual Art

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Jackson Hole to Exhibit the World’s Most Unusual Art

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (April 30, 2010) – The craziest and most unusual art this town has ever seen will soon be on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum.  New Off-the-Wall Gallery features non-mainstream art made from laundry lint, toilet paper, old toys, recycled items and much more! The new permanent gallery, opening May […]

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Man to Swallow Rocket-Powered Sword At Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Hollywood

Man to Swallow Rocket-Powered Sword At Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – (April 30, 2010) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Hollywood will be the site of one of the most daring sword swallowing stunts of all time. On Saturday, May 8, the first-ever public attempt at swallowing a rocket powered sword will take place.

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Ripley Entertainment Acquires Four Attractions in Copenhagen, Denmark

Ripley Entertainment Acquires Four Attractions in Copenhagen, Denmark

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 29, 2010) –– The franchised businesses of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium and the Guinness World Records Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, have been acquired by Ripley Entertainment Inc., a global leader in location-based entertainment. In addition, the company purchased two other Danish attractions – The Mystic Exploratorie and the Hans Christian […]

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Penguins in Gatlinburg! Who Would Have Thought?

The Penguin Playhouse at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. is getting rave reviews from both aquarium guests and the Media. This Mountain Press story does a great job describing the beauty and the excitement behind this new $5 million exhibit.

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World’s Smallest Production Car Makes Debut at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Atlantic City

World’s Smallest Production Car Makes Debut at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Atlantic City

 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (April 21, 2010) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  will debut the “World’s Smallest Car” on Wednesday April 28, 2010 in the lobby of it’s Atlantic City museum.  Visitors to Ripley’s will be able to see a Peel Trident, a 150 pound miniature automobile that runs on an electric motor and has […]

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First Penguins to Call Gatlinburg Home, now Living the Good Life at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (April 15, 2010) The gang has arrived in town. Dressed to the nines in black and white tuxedos, the 18 new residents of 88 River Road arrived in darkness on a chilly night in early April.

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The Mountain Press Coverage of Ripley’s Penguin Playhouse

Ripley’s Penguin Playhouse at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tenn. has opened to rave reviews. Here is the first newspaper story on the new $5 million permanent exhibit!

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The Weirdness along I-95, A Car That Can Fly, & Shy Bladders – All Explored on this Week’s Ripley Radio

The Weirdness along I-95, A Car That Can Fly, & Shy Bladders – All Explored on this Week’s Ripley Radio

In the April 15 episode of Ripley Radio, we feature: An On-Demand Oddcast, we take a look at the weirdness and funkiness along I-95, the busiest interstate in the US as we talk with Stan and Sandra Posner, authors of the amazing guidebook, Drive I-95. They have chronicled every dive, diner, motel, and roadside attraction […]

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Puts Tim Tebow on the Trading Block

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Puts Tim Tebow on the Trading Block

ORLANDO, Fla. – (April 16, 2010) – The NFL draft is less than a week away, and Tim Tebow is already on the trading block. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is fielding any and all offers for its one-of-a-kind Tim Tebow mosaic made from 46,000 Airsoft BB’s.  Ripley’s is taking offers from the public for […]

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Push-up Princess to Appear at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Myrtle Beach

Push-up Princess to Appear at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 9, 2010) – 10 year old push-up phenom Sabria Burns, will be appearing at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, April 24 from 1 to 3 p.m.

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