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What's even more amazing than Robert Ripley's legendary compendium of oddities, anomalies and fantastic feats? The science that underlies them.
The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!® presents an extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts from Ripley's Believe It or Not! Go places you’ve never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable.
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, a Rolls Royce made of matchsticks and a portrait of Einstein made of toast.
Experience some of the world's most perplexing optical illusions, investigate incredible examples of body modification and celebrate the life and legacy of Robert Ripley, the explorer and adventurer.
Don't miss your chance to get the facts on the truly unbelievable!
The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! is a production of Science North, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada and Ripley Entertainment Inc.
|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:00 a.m.||Secret Ocean||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|11:00 a.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:00 a.m.||Zapped: An Electrifying Experience||Discovery Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||World Alive|
|12:00 p.m.||Secret Ocean||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:30 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|1:00 p.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Science at The Stage||The Stage|
|2:00 p.m.||Secret Ocean||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|3:00 p.m.||Amazon Adventure||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|May 27||Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour (*additional fee)|
|May 27||Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not Member Preview|
|Jun 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Jun 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Jun 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Jun 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Jun 06||Night at the IMAX: Everest|
|Jun 10||World Oceans Day|
|Jun 16||Science on the Rocks: Heroes & Villains|
|Jul 23||Shark Week|
|Aug 05||Arthropod Day|
|Aug 26||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|Aug 26||Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering|
|Aug 27||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Aug 27||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Sep 23||Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics|
|Sep 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|