The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!®

The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!®

Open through Jan. 2, 2018

Go places you've never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable with The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!® An extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts from Ripley's Believe It or Not! awaits you.

Crawl through a life-size model of the prehistoric snake, Titanoboa, and revel at its incredible size! Measure up against Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, who grew to 8 feet 11 inches (2.72 m) tall! Marvel at intricate micro-sculptures so small, they fit in the eye of a needle. See a calf with two faces, a megalodon shark jaw, and a portrait of Einstein made of toast.

Explore Rochester's unbelievable past as well with items from RMSC Collections featuring the eccentric snakeskin wardrobe of "Rattlesnake Pete," the incredible hair products of Martha Matilda Harper, the greatest entrepreneur you've never heard of, and more.

Celebrate the life and legacy of Robert Ripley and get the scientific facts on the truly unbelievable!


Take a Selfie with the World's Tallest Man!

Wadlow 1000At the East Avenue entrance to the Rochester Museum & Science Center, Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, is there to greet you! Take a selfie with Wadlow and share it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, tag us and share with #RMSCripleys for a chance to win a family four-pack of passes to the exhibition. One post will be randomly selected as the winner each month now through December and the photo will be shared on RMSC social media.





The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! is made possible by: 

Exhibition Produced by: Science North and Ripley Entertainment Inc. 

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