Gatlinburg, Tennessee (March 28, 2013) – Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies officially opened its new exhibit, “DINOSAURS!” today with numerous VIPs and media, including Ariana Richards, child leading actress who played Lex Murphy in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster film Jurassic Park, and Commissioner Susan Whitaker of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development. Both spoke today [...]Read more
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 23, 2012) –On Wednesday July 25, 2012 at approximately 11 a.m., Ripley’s Aquarium will welcome its fifteenth millionth visitor.Read more
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2009) – The world famous mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida, known for their grace and beauty for the past 62 years, will be appearing at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies for nine shows, May 1-3.
Finned beauties to perform in Tennessee for the first time
The mermaids will [...]
ORLANDO, Fla. (July 15, 2008) – Frog Oddities & Trivia, a new book released by Ripley Publishing, takes a look at a dire problem in a lighthearted, educational way. It’s a fun armchair journey through the rapidly shrinking world of amphibians. Frogs and other amphibians are rapidly going extinct and it is believed that more [...]Read more