Global Village celebrates the opening of the region’s first-ever Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium on December 8, 2019. The alluring Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium is an exciting and brand new addition to Global Village in Season 24. The showcase’s arrival also builds on the festival park’s renown for bringing the world’s most exciting and entertaining attractions to Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The famed Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum attraction is an entertaining and educational experience that is perfect for guests of all ages. At Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Global Village guests will discover astonishing oddities, such as the world’s only fully wooden-built Ferrari that you can drive on water, the smallest assembly-line manufactured road-legal car ever made, a behemoth Megalodon shark jaw, and a large iron Gibeon meteorite from thousands of years ago, among other unbelievable artefacts and showcases.
Bader Anwahi, Chief Executive Office, Global Village, said, “World-class entertainment, culture, and activities are synonymous with the Global Village experience, and we are always looking to amplify the wow factor that our guests have come to know and love. This vision has come to life with the grand opening of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Season 24 of Global Village. By boosting Dubai’s reputation as the cultural and entertainment heart of the Middle East, we believe that the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! attraction will create a lasting impression on the city’s landscape for decades to come.”
Jim Pattison Jr., President, Ripley Entertainment, said, “Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums have thrilled the visitors from all over the world for 100 years. We are certain, people of the UAE will love the unique, bizarre and one-of-a-kind exhibits we have in store for them. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! at Global Village will raise the bar for entertainment in both the UAE and the region.”