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Ripley's Believe It or Not! in London

What To Expect, Ticketing Explained And Getting A Good Entrance Deal


Ripley's Believe It or Not! at Piccadilly Circus London

Ripley's Believe It or Not! at Piccadilly Circus London

Robert L. Ripley (1890–1949), a cartoonist, explorer, reporter, adventurer, and collector travelled to 201 countries in 35 years seeking the odd, the unusual, and the unexplained.

Today there are 32 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! attractions in ten countries entertaining people with the weird, the wacky and the bizarre.


In London, Ripley's Believe It or Not! is located in the very heart of London's West End theatre and entertainment district at Piccadilly Circus.

Each Ripley's Believe It or Not! attraction is unique with exhibits in London having a London/UK bias. Ripley's Believe It or Not! London is the largest Ripley’s in the world.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! London - What To Expect

The Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London experience consists of an approximately 2 hour walk through the various attractions. This is just an indicative time, you go through the venue at your own pace individually.

The visit is self guided, but there is an optional audio guide available.


The Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London attraction is home to over 700 weird and wonderful exhibits from amazing art to remarkable people and exhibits ranging from a junk duck to Henry VIII’s actual shoe. From the incredible to the downright bizarre, there is an exhibit to capture everyone’s imagination!

You view over 700 artefacts throughout 8 themed zones like Incredible Nature, Amazing Art and Remarkable People.

You’ll learn a bit about the exhibition's founder, Robert Ripley, who sought to appeal to natural human curiosity.


Stroll along the curated exhibition path to see wild displays like the 13-foot (4-metre) matchstick model of Tower Bridge, the largest collection of Olympic torches and the Tsantsa collection of shrunken Amazonian heads!

Get interactive in some of the exciting discovery zones. Experience the 'infinity effect' in the Mirror Maze, test your agility in the Impossible Laserace and tap into your inner Banksy at the Digital Graffiti Wall.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! London - Logistical Overview

Opening Times: - Open 7 days a week from 10am to midnight - last entry 10.30pm.

Location: - By Piccadilly Circus in the heart of London's West End theatre and entertainment district.

Nearest Underground Station: - Right by Piccadilly Circus Underground Station which has services from both the Piccadilly Line and the Bakerloo Line.

Hop On, Hop Off Buses: - All of London's hop on, hop off sightseeing buses have stops at Piccadilly Circus and/or Leicester Square very close by.

Understanding Your Best Ticketing Options - (Important)

Ticketing is not straight forward, you can of course just walk up to the ticket office on the day but as a result are liable to get a poor relative deal in terms of the price you pay and how long you wait to gain admittance.


Book Direct In Advance On-Line From The Official Web Site To Save Around 25%

The cheapest ticket option is to purchase tickets on-line in advance from the Ripley's Believe It or Not! London official web site, (see banner link below).

For the standard entrance tickets you'll save around 25% by purchasing 5+ days in advance on-line.


When you book your ticket from the official website on-line you don't have to book time slots, you can come in at any time between 10:00 and 22.30.


Cheapest Ticket Prices Determined By How Far You Book In Advance

You receive no discount if you turn up on the day or purchase on-line less than 24 hours in advance.

If you book 1-4 Days in advance you currently get around a 15% discount.

Book 5 or more days in advance and currently you get around a 25% discount.


Fast Track Tickets

Ripley's Believe It or Not! London

You can upgrade your ticket to include fast track entry at the time of purchase on-line.

Fast Track is only available on tickets purchased in advance and is not available on the door.

With Fast Track you will receive faster admission into Ripley's via the Fast Track Admission Queue.


If you buy your tickets from a third party agent and not direct the higher price may be partly explained by the tickets having the Fast Track facility included.


Evening Saver Tickets - Save Up To 45%

Book more than 5 days in advance to visit after 5pm and you'll be rewarded with the lowest price of all.

This offer is only available when purchasing online tickets up to 24 hours before your visit.

If you book between 1 and 4 days prior the evening discount is slightly less.


Third Party Discounters And Combination Tickets

For stand-alone tickets for Ripley's Believe It or Not! London purchasing direct from the official web-site will give you the best deal. If you find somebody offering lower priced tickets let us know!.


However, very few visitors buy Ripley's Believe It or Not! London tickets in isolation.

Great deals from third parties of all kinds are available - the best are those where you cannot identify how much exactly you are paying for the Ripley's Believe It or Not! London tickets hidden with in the package.


The most fruitful places to seek out these great deals are:

- Discounted combination tickets combining two or sometimes up to seven London attractions in one discounted package.

- London's popular hop-on hop off sightseeing buses will make available discounted attraction tickets when bought in advance together with their hop on, hop off bus tickets.

- There are several London attraction passes and discount schemes where Ripley's Believe It or Not! London appears as a supported attraction.

Best Price Ripley's Believe It or Not! London Tickets

The benchmark for best price Ripley's Believe It or Not! London tickets is direct on-line from the official Ripley's Believe It or Not! London web site linked below.

Whilst you will almost certainly not better this offer for stand-alone tickets, you may well get a better deal with an attraction package bundle or an attraction pass, (see below).


Ripley's Believe It Or Not London Advance Tickets

Save Money! - Combine London With Up To 5 Other Major London Attractions

For a much wider range of attractions to combine into a money saving package check out Discount London.


Merlin Combination Tickets

Combine Ripley's Believe It or Not! London With A Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

The Original London Tour as its name implies is the original hop-on hop-off London sightseeing bus service.

The hop-on, hop off sightseeing buses are an excellent first day in London quickly getting you up to speed and orientated with the layout of London and your guide pointing out sights and destinations you might have not previously considered visiting.

But most visitors to London will have their own "must see" list of attractions.


So why not save some money and purchase your hop-on, hop off sightseeing bus tickets and your "must see" attractions as a package. You don't have to use the attraction tickets on the day you use the sightseeing bus either.

Madame Tussauds , The London Eye, London Dungeon, London Aquarium, St Paul’s Cathedral, Kensington Palace, Tower of London and Ripleys are all available.


Original London Tour & Attravtion Packages

Ripley's Believe It or Not! London & London's Attraction Passes

Railways 2 for 1 Promotion - The railways 2 for 1 entrance promotion is valid at Ripley's Believe It or Not! London with the printed voucher and a qualifying railway ticket. However, the promotion is only for the walk-up tickets.

The London Pass - Ripley's Believe It or Not! London is not supported by London's most popular attraction pass.


London Pass
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