Santa Rosa native Robert Ripley, born in 1893, became an internationally famous traveler, artist, and storyteller known as a ... More
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
Santa Rosa native Robert Ripley, born in 1893, became an internationally famous traveler, artist, and storyteller known as a collector of the world's most unusual oddities. At the San Francisco Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, that bears his name, you can view exhibits of Ripley's early cartoons, see Believe It or Not! collections, and buy collector's books, CD-ROMS, and videos of Ripley's greatest works. From weird inventions to human abnormalities to an eight-foot cable car made of matchsticks, it is entertaining for people of all ages. Visit website for more information.
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