If you want to experience a ultimate entertainment this Valentine, visit Ripley's Believe It or Not museum in Branson where you can see displays of unusual and strange things. Riplely's Believe It or Not was founded by Robert Ripley. The museum features bizarre events and things so unusual that readers will find it amusing. The Ripley collection in the museum includes 20,000 photographs, 100,000 carton panels, and more than 30,000 artifacts.
The Orlando-based Ripley Entertainment, Inc., have more than 80 attractions worldwide and boast an annual attendance of 12 million visitors. Ripley's publishing and broadcast divisions have numerous projects, including the newspaper cartoon panel, posters, books, games, and the syndicated TV series. Ripley first developed cartoon featuring sports, Champs and Chumps that was premiered on December 19, 1918 in the New York Globe. Ripley started adding items unrelated to sports. In October 1919, the title was changed to Believe It or Not.
Robert Ripley was a famous man in the world as a cartoonist and artist during the early part of the 20th century. "Believe it or not" was a sports cartoon creation of Ripley that became extremely famous that gave him the opportunity to travel around the world. While he travelled the world, he would look for some strange and odd things to add to his collections. The unusual and strange building in Branson is one of his odd collections.
The cracked building is a reminiscence of a strong earthquake in 1812 in Missouri that made the Philadelphia church bells ring. The earthquake was measured 8.0 on the Richter Scale. Many people think that earthquake in California was the worst in the US when it is Missouri that holds the record. The building reflects that odd event that make Ripley's Believe it or not in Branson the most photographed spot in the world.
The Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium displays fascinating collection of artifacts and exhibits as well as pieces of art, including a replica of the Roman Coliseum made of playing cards, and the 48,000 matchsticks used to build for the model of an aircraft carrier. In the Odditorium, you can see also a 30 ft Cadillac Stretch Limousine used in several Hollywood movies, two headed calf, and the human unicorn from Manchuria. These captivating collections will make every visitor gasp and wonder about all the strange and unusual objects on display.
The recent renovation of the museum has added several attractions. Over 400 unbelievable artifacts, world records, franks of nature, amazing illusions, awesome art works, and cool interactive have now crammed the museum. New additions in the "Odditorium" include a pair of horses made from welded horseshoes and a full size stagecoach made of 1.5 million toothpicks. There are also African fantasy coffins and the wacky "spinning vortex" tunnel that you don't want to miss.
So, if you want to see many captivating displays of strange and unusual things that will make you gasp and wonder with its unique oddities, visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not in Branson.
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