Ripley's 5D Moving Theater in Myrtle Beach, SC

917 North Ocean BoulevardMyrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Overview

Located on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Ripley’s 5- one-of-a-kind attraction offers an interactive 5-D moving theater experience for guests of many ages. The Snow Ride and Roadhoggers adventures feature moving seats, high-quality digital surround sound and a state-of-the-art theater that appeal to many senses, offering the complete illusion of actually being inside the movies.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Myrtle Beach Travel Experts
  • Located near the Boardwalk on Ocean Blvd.
  • Open 365 days a year.
  • Hours of Operation are Sunday - Thursday from 11:30pm- 5:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30- 7:00pm.
  • Two new movies: Happy Feet Mumble's Wild Ride and Monkey Madness.

Description

from Ripley's 5D Moving Theater
Experience 5D Done Right! Experience the virtual reality simulator where you actually ride with the movie and experience every bump, dip and turn. The only place in Myrtle Beach with REAL SNOW!! Come cool down with Ripley's!!

Cutting edge technology and incredible six channel digital surround sound make it the most exciting movie there is. Two new action-packed films with continuous showings.

State-of-the-Art Motion Simulator. Large Format 70 MM film. Seats move in 8 directions. Full sized theater.

Must be 43” to ride in moving seats. Non-moving seats are available for little ones with a parent.

Tripster Customer Reviews

8 Reviews
mindy kercher
springfield, OH
4 Reviews
"family fun"
July 2018
my family loved this attraction we really enjoyed the santa show the best was going to ride it again but the wait was too long
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Tripster Customer
COLUMBIA, SC
1 Review
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"5Dtheatre"
April 2018
Short and a little boring,
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Tip: if you have a bad back this is highly not recommended

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Mary Thompson
Fayetteville, NC
2 Reviews
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"So much fun!"
July 2016
Fun, fun, fun! The snow felt real! Loved the first movie, it was great! Go at night, there are less people!
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Tip: Hands free if possible!

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Tammy Person
Goldsboro, NC
1 Review
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"Ripley moving theater"
June 2016
It was a cute couple of shows, we enjoyed it, yes the ride could have been a little smoother but it wasn't too bad. We had a good time!
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melissa skipper
dillon, SC
1 Review
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"fun experience"
May 2016
ive went on the 5D theater twice and its a nice alternative to some of the other attractions at the beach. the only negative thing i would say is it doesnt last very long. about 20 min.but still fun just wish for the cost they could either add one more show or make the two they show longer.
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Tripster Customer
1 Review
"Like being in a car accident!"
April 2016
While we love the Ripley's museum, the 5D Moving Theater was TERRIBLE! The seats we're very hard and jerked violently from side to side so fast and hard that it actually Hurt you! I'm not kidding, it was very literally like getting assaulted. Such a shame because Wonderworks Myrtle Beach and the Ripley's in Niagara Falls do not hurt like this. There's something wrong here when you go for a fun experience and you literally end up sore afterwards. They need to have their engineers fix this or update the theater with a better system.
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Tip: Painful, Hurts, Expensive for 10 minutes

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Arlene Brook
Melvindale, MI
4 Reviews
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"Moving theater"
September 2015
Great fun for the whole family
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Tip: Get plenty of rest there is so much to do.

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Tripster Customer
Black Jack, MO
15 Reviews
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"Pain"
July 2015
The seats jerks so hard as if your in a car accident.
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Tip: Bring safety helment and pads.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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lis P
"Ripley’s 5D movie RIP OFF!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed August 17, 2019 NEW
All I can say is this was theeee worst thing I ever did and wasted 53.00 on a total joke of a 5Dexperience. The 3Dwas horrible and gave me a headache and the total time for this was about 10 mins and I am being generous by saying that. It basically jerks you around side to side and front and back for ten minutes. PLEASE DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS !!! Smh dumbest thing ever .
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babyjane79
Ohio City, Ohio
"Not worth the money"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed August 07, 2019 NEW
There are 2 films which is about 10 minutes total. The quality was not great and the glasses didn’t work. It’s basically you sitting in a chair that throws you around with gust of wind every once in awhile. I really did expect more from Ripley. Save your money and do something else.
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John M
Lexington, Kentucky
"Horrible"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed July 26, 2019 NEW
The most horrible 3D experience we've ever had. Both of us thought our glasses were faulty because the 3D effect was so poor, and we were even sitting in the center. We both love 3D movies but this was totally lame. I'm shocked that Ripley's would allow such a poor product under their name. And the seats, where do I begin? No padding as you are violently tossed from left to right. Granted, there may be times when that is called for, but not constantly, even on gentle turns. Makes me wonder if the hydraulics are also faulty. And the two movies? They look like they were made well before 3D was perfected. This was a total waste of time and money for an awful attraction. I'd give this 0 stars if possible. Stay away and save your money for their haunted/zombie attraction or their mirror maze.
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ericrK339RN
"Don’t waste your money"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed July 20, 2019
I bought tickets for this with the aquarium visit. I read the reviews and thought I would give it a shot, but all the bad reviews I read were accurate. The effects were terrible I actually thought my 3D glasses were not working because the view didn’t appear to be 3D. You basically spend 20 minutes getting jostled around in your chair. If you want a true 3-5D experience I would go to The Simpson’s 4D instead.
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markbG3194DZ
Indianapolis, Indiana
"Fun little stop"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 10, 2019
My son really enjoyed this ride. He loved the snow that came down. If you have bought any ripleys tickets kerp them and show them. you will get like half off. Plus your tickets are good all day.
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Ripley's 5D Moving Theater is located at 917 North Ocean BoulevardMyrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ripley's 5D Moving Theater

Is there a height requirement for the attraction?
Yes. Guests must be at least 43" tall in order to ride in the moving seats.

Is this attraction ideal for children?
Yes. All children must meet the height requirements in order to ride. The attraction uses moving seats, 3D sights, sounds, and additional effects.

Where is the attraction located?
Ripley’s Moving Theater is located at 915 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.