Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum is an amazing Branson attraction that gives visitors a chance to see incredible and odd things, trivia, artifacts, and unusual collections. This rare kind of museum displays an array of unusual and strange items that will dumbfound and mystify visitors. Featured inside the museum are countless of bizarre items so unusual that visitors will always find it amusing. This unusual Branson attraction features a unique collections of 30,000 artifacts, 20,000 photographs, and 100,000 carton panels.
Robert Ripley founded the Orlando-based Ripley Entertainment, Inc. Now the company operate more than 80 attractions worldwide with annual attendance of 12 million visitors. Ripley Entertainment has divisions in publishing and broadcasting that include the newspaper cartoon panel, books, posters, games, and the syndicated TV series. Champs and Chumps (a cartoon featuring sports) was originally developed by Ripley and was premiered on December 19, 1918 in the New York Globe. In October 1919, the title was later changed to Believe It or Not and from there Ripley started adding items not related to sports.
Robert Ripley was a world famous cartoonist and artist during the early part of the 20th century. When he created ‘’Believe It Or Not’’ as sports cartoon it became extremely popular that gave him the opportunity to travel the world over. While traveling around the world, he would always look for some strange and odd things that he can add to his collections. The bizarre and odd cracked building attraction you can see around the museum in Branson is one of his odd creations.
This amazing cracked building in Branson, Missouri is a reflection of an earthquake that happened in 1812 that measured 8.0 on the Richter Scale. The magnitude of this earthquake made the bells ring in one of the churches in Philadelphia. This earthquake was the worst to his the US that time and even surpassed the earthquake that hit California these last few decades of the 20th century. This odd cracked building in Branson is one of the most photographed attractions in the world.
The Odditorium in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum features a wide display of exhibits and artifacts that include a model of an aircraft carrier made of 48,00 matchsticks and a replica of the Coliseum in Rome that is made of playing cards. A 30 ft Cadillac Limousine that is used for movies in Hollywood, human unicorn from Manchuria, and the two headed calves are some of the great collections displayed in the museum.
When the museum was renovated, several collections have been added. Crammed inside the museum include over 400 unbelievable artifacts, franks of nature, world records, amazing illusions, and awesome artworks. Also added in the odditorium are a pair of horses made from welded horseshoes and a full size stagecoach made of 1.5 million toothpicks.
So, if you want to see many odd things and captivating displays of artifacts and unusual things that will make you gasp and wonder, visit the Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Branson.
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