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 The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not

The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not
Until September 5, 2016


"The kids loved [this exhibition]. As always with the Science Centre it’s interactive; touch, feel, explore, it’s learning in its purest and most fun form!" - Blogger Michelle Ferreri MichelleFerreri.com

The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!® is a  Morgan and Wadlowremarkable, highly interactive exhibition with something for everyone. Go places you’ve never imagined and explore the real science behind the unbelievable!

Order up a virtual bug dish at the Bug Bistro to learn about entomophagy, the practice of eating insects.Crawl through a life-size model of the prehistoric snake, Titanoboa, and revel at its incredible size! Learn the natural process that can turn ants into zombies. Measure up against Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, who grew to 2.72 m (8 feet 11 inches) tall! Marvel at intricate micro-sculptures so small, they fit in the eye of a needle, and uncover how it is biologically possible to safely swallow a sword.

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!

Included with Science Centre admission.

Procter & Gamble Great Hall

Level 2

Ripley's Exhibition


The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® is a joint production between Ripley Entertainment Inc. and Science North.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is a registered trademark of Ripley Entertainment Inc.

Bug Bistro exhibit locally supported by Entomo Farms.


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