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Everything is Bigger in Texas – Including the Oddities


Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Celebrates the Grand Opening of the All-New  San Antonio Odditorium with the City’s Largest (TEXAS-SIZED) Ever Gathering of  “Human Believe it or Nots”. 

New Attraction is World’s Largest Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum

Who:    A cast of “Human Believe It or Nots” including Sideshow Bennie the Human Pincushion, Jalisa the Eye Popper, Larry the Leopard, Katzen the Tiger Lady, Wildthing (a trained buffalo!), Texas’ own 999 Eyes Freakshow and The Traumatic Stress Discipline Suspension Club and many more.  

What:    In honor of the grand opening of the new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! San Antonio Odditorium and the 20th anniversary of Ripley’s original San Antonio outpost, remember (to head to) the Alamo to attend the most bizarre and spectacular event that the great state of Texas has ever seen.  The all-new Ripley’s San Antonio Odditorium, now the largest in the world, will house the ultimate in the odd and bizarre, including the mortician’s toe-tag from Lee Harvey Oswald, the world’s only two-trunked elephant and a 512-pound iron meteorite.

When:               Thursday, May 1, 2008
                           4:45 pm – Media check-in
                           5pm – 5:30 pm – “Human Believe It or Not!” Extravaganza on the Plaza – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
                           5:30 pm – Ribbon cutting
                           Followed by VIP party indoors
Where:     Ripley’s San Antonio: 307 Alamo Plaza (Across from the Alamo)

For additional information, please contact:

Tim O’Brien, Ripley Entertainment Inc (615) 646-7465,
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