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$10 for Tennessee Residents Special is Back at Ripley's Tennessee Attractions

$10 for Tennessee Residents Special is Back at Ripley’s Tennessee Attractions

Admission is just $10 for Tennessee residents to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and other Ripley’s Tennessee Attractions during a special event this month.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and Ripley’s Tennessee Attractions announced today that all residents of Tennessee can buy tickets for admission to any of the 8 attractions for $10 per ticket Aug. 15–28, 2016. Special discount price is only good for Tennessee residents with a valid Tennessee ID.

“This is a way we can thank Tennessee residents for helping us make Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and all our other Ripley attractions the most exciting and best attractions not only in Tennessee, but in all the world,” said Ryan DeSear, general manager of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies.

The $10 for Tennessee residents discounted ticket is available at the following Ripley attractions: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium, Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure, Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze, Ripley’s Moving Theater, Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini-Golf and Guinness World Records Museum.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is featuring their first 3-gallery changeable exhibit ‘Pearl Harbor’ and just opened the newly renovated Discovery Center that features a new Million Dollar 3-Story Treehouse, Play Center with Bridges, Slides, Obstacle Course and a new touch jellyfish exhibit.

Guinness World Records completed renovations and opened their largest interactive challenge gallery with over 20 interactives, games, challenges and new amazing records throughout.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium has integrated a new Scavenger Hunt that brings more interactive fun and excitement for all ages. The scavenger hunt gives visitors more fun when exploring the wonderful world of Robert Ripley as they tour the odditorium using their smart phones to find items, social shares, goofy polls, funny quizzes and photo ops.

Ripley’s 5D Moving Theater is featuring two new shows, Monkey Madness and Happy Feet and Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze has cool new lighting throughout the maze.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and Ripley’s Attractions in Tennessee are owned by Ripley Entertainment Inc., keepers of the venerable Ripley’s Believe It or Not! brand and a global leader in location-based family entertainment. More than 13 million guests visit its 95 worldwide attractions in 11 countries annually. The Orlando-based company also has divisions that oversee publishing, licensing and broadcast operations. Ripley Entertainment is a Jim Pattison Group Company, the second-largest privately held company in Canada.

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, the second most visited attraction in Tennessee, has been voted one of the Top 5 Aquariums in the USA & the world by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice in 2014 & 2015, Top Destination to See Penguins by USA Today and Forbes Traveler named it one of the America’s Best Aquariums. Thousands of exotic sea creatures live in its 1.4 million gallons of water. The aquarium is known for its amazing shark exhibit that features 11-foot sharks and one of the most spectacular underwater tunnels in the world.

The aquarium is located at traffic light #5 on the Parkway in Gatlinburg, Tenn. and is open 365 days a year. For information: call 888-240-1358 or see us on the web at

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  1. What if we have our apartment lease instead? And don’t have our TN license yet?

    • Candice Fitzgibbons

      Call the customer service number at the end of the article with any questions regarding the special.

  2. Great deal would love to bring my grandkids

  3. Do the kids get in for $10 also? How do we prove tn resident for our children?