Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum
On 2nd June 2014, I and mama went to Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum, Royal Garden Plaza Mall, Walking Street, Pattaya, Thailand. I was asking mama to take me to the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum for two days since our flight landed in Bangkok and we went to Pattaya in a taxi and in the way, I saw the Museum from outside. We bought the tickets for 500 THB (1000 INR) per person for three attractions in a Louis Tussaud’s Waxwork’s Promotion. There were eight attractions in the whole Museum-
- Believe It or Not!
- 12 D Theatre
- Sky Rider
- Scream in the Dark
- Infinity Maze
- Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks
- Haunted House
- The Vault
In the Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks Promotion, it was compulsory to see Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks and you could choose any two more attractions except the Sky Rider. So we chose Believe It or Not! and
12 D Theatre. First we went to 12 D Theatre. The next movie was to start after about 15 minutes. So we waited in the waiting area. The waiting area was like the inside of an Alien Spaceship. In the waiting area, we also met three Indians. Then the door of the theatre opened and Thai songs were played. After ten more minutes, the movie started. The movie’s name was “Bamboo Adventure.” The 12 D Effects were so lifelike that when the mosquitoes and bats were coming in the movie, I actually started moving my hands in the air hoping to hit the mosquitoes and bats. After that a chimpanzee also threw a banana on us. I had very much fun watching the movie. After that, we went to Believe It or Not! When we entered, we saw a large tap which was in midair and water was coming out of it. But actually there was a very clear and transparent plastic tube and water was going upwards not downwards. After that there was a small open room made in a corner and whenever somebody came in front of the room. A 3 D Projection of Robert Ripley came on the chair and told all about Robert Ripley, The founder of Ripley’s. I was scared and when I started to walk away from there, he said “Where are you going?” Then there was a very big chair which dwarfed me. After that, there was a 3 D Gem which looked real. There was a very strong magnet and a colour television and when we moved the magnet over the television screen, the colours on the television screen changed. There was also Charlie Chaplin carved on the eye of a needle. Then we went upstairs and there was a real dead horse named Bottoms who had only three legs. There was also a very small two-headed snake. There we met two other Indians also. There were also life-size statues of some famous people like The Tallest Man ever, The Shortest Man ever, The Greatest Glutton ever, etc. After that we saw the world’s largest Beer Can collection. Then there was a model of Titanic made entirely out of matchsticks. Then there were many models of fishes. There was also a real Shark Liver. After that it, ended. It was the best part of the whole Museum. Then we went to Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks. In the entrance, there was a wax model of Mr. Bean. When we entered there were many wax models such as Jackie Chan, Michael Jackson, Miley Cyrus, David Beckham, etc. Then there were Lord Buddha made out of bells. After that there was also Harry Potter and his best friend, Hermione Granger. Then there were many leaders such as Gandhiji, Nelson Mandela, Barrack Obama and Mother Teresa. There was a man who was hanging in the air and doing work on a computer and there was written “Mission Impossible.” Then we saw many villains. After that, we saw Batman and his friends. Then there was a wax model of Johnny Depp sitting on a barrel. The whole Museum was Amazing.