Ripleys – Piccadilly Circus, London

Robert Ripley is an intrepid world traveller, cartoonist, reporter, adventurer and a seeker of remarkable relics and rare treasures. London Tourists can head to ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’, to step into the world of Ripley and enjoy over 20 themed galleries. Ripley’s is the place where everything that you did not believe to be possible becomes reality and where you will be amazed at every turn.

The attraction features over 700 artefacts, from pieces of The Berlin Wall and The Amazon Rainforest alongside a knitted Ferrari, yes a knitted Ferrari. Each of the artefacts on show challenge children to think about science, nature and history, while having lots of fun at the same time. Ripley’s is a museum like no other, where reality and illusion come together and questions are raised and talked about excitedly, as you walk through the exhibits. Children and families can enjoy

  • Amazing art
  • Explore world cultures
  • Meet remarkable people
  • Be at one with nature
  • Rediscover history
  • Explore the weird and wonderful

As well as plenty of visual learning, there are lots of interactive exhibitions that children can take part in, to extend their learning. Groups and schools are welcome, with special workshops and events throughout the year.

Located in the heart of Piccadilly Circus, ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not London’ is very easy to get to and has great tube, rail and bus connections. If you have not heard of Ripley’s before, don’t look it up online, just go, as you are sure to be amazed. If people tell you that it is just for kids, ignore them, Ripley’s is a great place for all ages and will definitely give you lots to talk about on a first date!

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