The Science Of Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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January 25, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Prepare for an incredible journey through the curious collections of Mr. Ripley, the explorer extraordinaire who traveled the world collecting artifacts and stories from the remarkable people and places he encountered. Explore the collections for yourself and learn the science behind the most extreme animals to have ever lived, dive into the complexities of human biology and marvel at the seemingly impossible collection of remarkable objects. 

Get hands on with some amazing artifacts, take a wander through a model of the world's largest snake and see how you measure up to the world's tallest person. You might even discover a new dinosaur! 

The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! welcomes visitors to explore the wonders of science and nature through themed zones, including:

Extreme Biology: Feel dwarfed by some of the world’s largest organisms and invaded by some of the smallest—discover the science behind our planet’s most extreme biology.

The Wonderful World of Ripley: Discover the extraordinary world of Mr. Robert Ripley, an adventurer who travelled the world collecting artifacts and stories from the remarkable people and places he encountered.

Weird World—Past and Present: From geological formations such as gigantic mineral crystals, to exploding killer lakes, uncover the scientific explanation behind every wonder of the natural world.

Cultural Practices: Celebrate the diversity of our world and explore body modification techniques practiced by different cultures around the world. Learn more about the science of how these changes affect the functioning of the human body