Ripley's has been fascinating its visitors for more than nine decades now with the same objective to relish their audiences with the odd, rarest, and one-of-its-kind collection from all parts of the world. You will be enthralled to know that there is only a single man's effort behind this amazing concept of Ripley's and that genius was Robert Ripley who rose to fame during the first half of the 20th Century after selling his first cartoon to the popular 'Life magazine.' On one fine day, he sketched nine unfamiliar sports events and gave his work a title 'Believe it or Not!”. And to his surprise, his creation became very popular and made him travel around the world in search of more such bizarre stories for his comic strips. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore is a perfect place to explore multiple attractions, special exhibits, and creative yet interesting hands-on interactive. Located in the heart of the city of Baltimore, at the Inner Harbor, the place is a terrific spot for spending a fun-filled day.
In the Fun World of Ripley's Believe It or Not!Baltimore
The Mirror Maze
The mirror maze is an indulging, and mind-boggling attraction in Believe it or Not! Baltimore. The mirror maze is a maze-like puzzle and to increase the complexity of the activity the participants have to face mirrors which act as obstacles in their way. There are also glass panes which give an illusion of pathway to the players. The mirrors used can be distorted owing to the different curves on them, the convex or the concave. The visitors can enjoy unique and confusing reflections of themselves on the mirrors which may be humorous and frightening as well. Embellished with LED lights and infinity mirrors the maze challenges the sense of direction and perception of the visitors. The mirror maze attracts not just the kids but is also a favorite place for adults who become kids at Ripley's.
The 4D Moving Theater
The state-of-the-art architecture of the theater will leave you startled and bewildered. Often referred to as the moving theater, it will give you an amazing experience of movie watching. The theater takes its visitors to an illusionary world of the movie by giving them the feel and thrills in reality. The high tech theatre will make you feel the motion, lighting, scent, and other physical effects giving you an unmatchable experience for a lifetime. It will keep you moving as the seat pitch, roll, and heave in different directions and have built-in effects such as audio transducers, air/water blasts, leg and neck ticklers, scents, etc. which will amaze you to the core. All these features are in sync with the movie so will feel as if you are not watching a movie but, you are acting in it.
The Smash Dash
It is the newest addition to the best collection of exhibits at Ripley's Believe it or not! Baltimore. The game tests the reflexes of the players and demands them to stay on their toes to be very quick. The game is a crazy race against time and will leave you engrossed thoroughly. You will have an excitement unmatchable. The rules of the game are quite simple. The buttons tucked on a wall will light up and buzz around you, and you will have only a second's time to turn them off. The number of buttons you can hit within the given time limit will be your score. The more hits, the higher will be your score. You can play independently against the set clock, or you can challenge one of your friends.
How to Get Tickets?
You can book the tickets through its website to enjoy the discounts and offers.
How To Get Around?
Baltimore has a well-managed transportation system which connects all the major attractions of the city conveniently. You can opt for the Charm City Circulator, the free shuttle system or the Baltimore Water Taxi. You can also go for metro subway or bus.
What Should I Wear?
Wear cool, trendy clothes of your choice which make you feel comfortable all day long. Opt for a floral dress or shorts paired with a cute crop top. You can also go for dungarees and rompers to add a statement to your fashion. Pair your attire with funky gladiators or sneakers. Men should go for shorts with a bright-color t-shirt. Use sunscreens. Carry a trendy sling bag and a cute hair-band to look different.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit the amazing place is from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm, and on Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm.
Will I Need a Guide?
No this website is the best guide you could ever get.
How To Get There?
You can reach Baltimore via the Baltimore-Washington International Airport which connects the city to all the important countries. Various highways and metro rails are also easily accessible.
Don't throw garbage around. Carry tissues or a napkin.