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Ripley's Castle (Castle Warden), St. Augustine, Florida

Ripley's Castle (Castle Warden), St. Augustine, Florida is the home of Ripley's Believe it or Not – a tourist attraction/museum exhibiting bizarre, strange and unusual things from around the world. 

The concept was created by Robert Ripley, a radio broadcaster who collected oddities during his travels around the globe.  After first experiencing the Moorish-style castle during a stay there when it was a hotel, Ripley was able to subsequently purchase the property in the 1940s, transforming in to the first of many Believe it or Nots!

In addition to its use as a museum of oddities, the castle is the centerpiece for Ripley's Haunted Castle Investigation where visitors receive 'first-hand training and hands-on experience in paranormal investigation, taking you inside the most haunted building on the Southeastern Seaboard! See for yourself what’s haunting Ripley’s Castle Warden'.


Contact Ripley's Castle

Ripley's 'Believe it or Not' Website


19 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084


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