Enter the bizarre yet wonderful world of Ripley's Believe It or Not! come face to face with over 500 exhibits displaying an array of various curiosities from ancient cultures.

 

Real life shrunken heads from the Amazon, an authentic spacesuit from Russia, to meeting the 'lizard man' who underwent body modification to look like a real life lizard, it's a bizarre journey to say the least! You can also immerse yourself in the Dutch culture by walking into a replica of a windmill, learn about the music scene within the city, and you can even crawl into a piece of Dutch cheese... It is a great day out for the whole family full of fun and amazment spead acorss five floors.

Please note: Opening times during Christmas and New Year may vary. 

Closures: 4th May

Did you know:

  • Originally a newspaper panel, the Ripley's Believe It or Not! feature proved popular and was later adapted into radio, television, comic books, a chain of museums, and a book series.
  • The founder of the museum is Robert Ripley, he was a man who wanted to collect as many strange objects and meet as many strange people as he could
  • It's the largest Dutch Museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design
  • When he first displayed his collection at Chicago World's Fair in 1933 it was labeled Riply's Odditorium and attracted over 2 million visiters during the fair. As a promotional gimmick there were bed placed around the odditorium to catch people that would supposidly 'faint'.
  • There are now 2 Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditoriums around the world

How to get there:

Tram: 2, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 24 Dam

Please note: Ripley's Believe It or Not! is wheelchair accessible

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March 22 2018 - November 4 2018
Monday 09.00 - 22.00
Tuesday 09.00 - 22.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 22.00
Thursday 09.00 - 22.00
Friday 09.00 - 22.00
Saturday 09.00 - 22.00
Sunday 09.00 - 22.00
November 5 2018 - March 20 2019
Monday 09.00 - 22.00
Tuesday 09.00 - 22.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 22.00
Thursday 09.00 - 22.00
Friday 09.00 - 22.00
Saturday 09.00 - 22.00
Sunday 09.00 - 22.00
Christmas & New Year
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Last Admission: Opening hours may vary during holidays
Closed 4 May
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

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Address:

Dam 21, 1012 JS Amsterdam, Netherlands

Telephone:

003120 - 3697120

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