Gatlinburg

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Fun & Games

Explore unique attractions, weird exhibits and unusual artifacts at this family-friendly museum that specializes in the strange.

Ripley's Believe it or Not

We created a smart wearable to track kid’s

LAUGHTER + EXCITEMENT

SELECT AN AGE RANGE to explore the laugh tracker results:

All Kids
at Ripley's Believe It or Not experienced:
Laughter 5 - Excitement 5

max
laughter

max
excitement

126
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
250.9
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 2-4:
at Ripley's Believe It or Not experienced:
Laughter 4 - Excitement 5

tons of
laughter

max
excitement

74
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
273
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 5-7:
at Ripley's Believe It or Not experienced:
Laughter 5 - Excitement 5

max
laughter

max
excitement

144
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
227
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 8-10:
at Ripley's Believe It or Not experienced:
Laughter 5 - Excitement 4

max
laughter

tons of
excitement

156
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
183
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
Kids 11+:
at Ripley's Believe It or Not experienced:
Laughter 5 - Excitement 5

max
laughter

max
excitement

141
Avg. Laughs Per Hour
251
Avg. Moments of
Excitement Per Hour
What the kids are saying:

I SPENT 10 MINUTES IN THE DISCO ROOM! IT WAS SO FUN.

Isabella
age 11

THE SHRUNKEN HEADS LOOKED LIKE CREEPY LITTLE DOLLS.

Steve
age 12

MOM SCREAMED HER HEAD OFF IN THE HAUNTED HOUSE.

Jason
age 9

I BROKE A WORLD RECORD FOR FRISBEE.

Ryan
age 6

I GOT A HOLE IN TWO PLAYING MINI GOLF.

Ethan
age 8

IF YOU BREAK A MIRROR IN THE MIRROR MAZE YOU GET BAD LUCK FOREVER.

Lisa
age 11

IT'S A REALLY FUN PLACE TO BE, AND I REALLY LOVED IT.

Isabella
age 11
Soundtrack of laughter
Because laughter is music to a parent's ears.
soundtrack-of-laughter
Kid Wisdom

We learned a ton from the data we collected.
Here are some nuggets you don't want to miss.

Preferred locations for happy dances: the disco room.
Infinity mirrors make endless giggles.
The weird factor is off the charts. So is the smile count.
Mom screams make haunted houses more funny than scary.
Ripley's Believe it or Not

Photographic proof of fun