Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio, TX, Tickets

307 Alamo PlazaSan Antonio, TX 78205
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Experience a world of wonder at Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio. Dive into over 600 captivating oddities, mind-bending exhibits, and incredible artifacts. Rub shoulders with lifelike celebrities at Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, unravel trickeries at the Illusion Lab, and buckle up for thrills at the 4D Moving Theater. Unforgettable entertainment awaits!

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from Ashley, one of our San Antonio Travel Experts
  • Located in the heart of downtown San Antonio, near popular attractions like the Alamo and the River Walk.
  • Nearby paid parking garages are available at Rivercenter Mall and Hyatt Regency San Antonio.
  • Children ages 3 and below visit free but must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please note that guests must be taller than 43 inches to ride the 4D Moving Theater.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear for exploring the museums and riding the moving theater.
  • Save your e-ticket on your mobile phone for easy scanning and entry.
  • Tickets are valid for one year from date of purchase.


from Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio
Enter a realm where the extraordinary meets the unbelievable at Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio. Located on Alamo Plaza across the street from the Alamo, this Texas family attraction features over 1,200 artifacts, interactive exhibits, and unbelievable but true stories of people and places. Explore a world of oddities, curiosities, and wonders beyond imagination as you embark on an adventure unlike any other.

With the 4 Attraction Combo, you'll not only experience the marvels of Ripley's Believe It or Not!, but you'll also have access to three additional thrilling attractions: Ripley's 4D Moving Theater, Ripley's Illusion Lab, and Louis Tussaud's WaxWorks. Get ready to delve into the bizarre, challenge your perceptions, and encounter the uncanny with this unforgettable combination package.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium: Sure to entertain the entire family, adults and children alike will be astounded by incredibly hard-to-believe, but undeniably true stories from around the world! Admire hundreds of artifacts, incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, interactive games, and more that you won’t find anywhere else!

Louis Tussaud's Waxworks: With more than 200 lifelike wax figures, you’ll be able to strike a pose and take a selfie with your favorite superstar. From horror villains and superheroes to powerful politicians and Hollywood’s elite, there’s someone for everyone at this unique star-studded experience in San Antonio!

Ripley's Illusion Lab: Discover the weird world of optical illusions in Ripley’s underground lab of illusions, where things are not always what they seem! Challenge your senses, spark your curiosity and view things from a bizarre new perspective as you engage with optical, photographic, and interactive illusions.

Ripley's 4D Moving Theater: This state-of-the-art motion simulator ride will leave you hanging at edge of your seat! Let your senses run wild as you experience every bump, drop, and turn with your choice of high-impact 3D film to choose from. It's sure to get your adrenaline pumping!

Please Note:
  • Must be taller than 43 inches to ride the 4D Moving Theater. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children ages three (3) and under are admitted free and must be accompanied by an adult.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio

Where is Ripley's Believe it or Not in San Antonio?

It is located in Alamo Plaza, across the street from the Alamo, at 307 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205.

Is there available parking at the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum San Antonio?

You'll find several paid parking lots within a two-block radius of Ripley's Believe It or Not San Antonio, Texas. Paid parking is available across the street at the Rivercenter Mall Parking Garage or behind the facilities at the Hyatt Parking Garage.

How long does it take to tour the attractions?

It usually takes about 2–3 hours to tour Ripley’s Odditorium and Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, but you are welcome to stay as long or as little as you like. After your self-guided tour of the two museums, don't forget to visit the Ripley’s 4D Moving Theater and Illusion Lab!

Can I take pictures and videos?

Yes, absolutely! You are welcome to take pictures and videos to capture all the fun you had and the interesting things you found at Ripley's.

Is this recommended for children?

Yes, Ripley's attractions are enjoyable for friends and the whole family. Plus, children ages three and under visit free but must be accompanied by an adult.

Is there a souvenir or gift shop on site?

Yes. You'll exit the Odditorium through the souvenir and gift shop.

Do I need to print my tickets if I purchased them online?

There's no need to print your tickets. They can be scanned directly from your smartphone for admission.

Which Ripley's attractions are still open and closed permanently in the Alamo Plaza?

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, Ripley's Illusion Lab and 4D Moving Theater are still open, while Guinness World Records Museum, Ripley's Haunted Adventure, and Tomb Rider 3D are now permanently closed.