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Guinness World Records Museum

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Address: 329 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
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It is very historic and a little boring. The interactive games at the end made you forget about how boring it could be. Thought it had 3 floors but it was really 1 floor. I would... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
SHERRIA W
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The exhibits are more than a decade old. It's mostly posters on the wall with some exhibits. The highlight is a room where you can see how loud you can scream. Other than this, it's about as exciting as reading the actual book. Save your money.

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Thank Bryon C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It is very historic and a little boring. The interactive games at the end made you forget about how boring it could be. Thought it had 3 floors but it was really 1 floor. I would have rather go to the wax museum. The Hands Wax at the end was awesome.

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Thank SHERRIA W
Clifton, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Most of facts are from mid 90's early 2000's. Needs tons of updating. Mostly reading facts off of walls. Save your money and give it to Wikipedia.

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Thank Chris P
Farmington
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My family loved the Museum. You could honestly kill 2 hours in that place. Has a bunch of info and hands on things to do, touch, play with. We can't wait to go back! Worth the visit.

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Thank Ruth H
Austin, Texas
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is my third time here. It used to be a good military discount. Yesterday I went there and the discount was like 6 dollars. Very dissapointed...other attractions in the area offer even half percent discount for military. This place needs to be update. Not much has changed.

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Thank Raymond G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I took my 12 and 11 year olds. We all had fun. There were lots of interactive activities that challenged you to beat the world record. Also the room dedicated to video games had some of my favorites, including Ms. Pac-Man, Centipede, and Galaga, which you could play as many times as you liked. While interesting, I wonder how many... More 

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Thank justdanak
Blue Springs, Missouri
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166 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The first level is underwhelming, just reading a lot of posters about incredible things. Once you go up in the elevator the fun begins. The Guinness town layout of the second level is really clever. There are tons of photo opportunities. As some reviews have stated, the interacive elements were hit-or-miss as far as working. If you read the signage... More 

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Thank Brian_P_in_KC
Austin, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

So, this was super lame. Some of the facts were cool. But no joking, EVERY interactive thing was broken. It was beaten up and dirty. They had a room dedicated to video games and you could play for free, but they were all broken. They had "cool" interactive "beat the record" type games that were all broken. Everything was last... More 

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1 Thank Shi J
North Richland Hills, United States
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67 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is also a cool place, Lots of interesting facts. Even though its more upfront spending i would recommend getting the all Inclusive passes, you get to do almost everything on the strip and even get a discount on food to boot!

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Thank John S
Monterrey, Mexico
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370 reviews
242 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The place is interesting but they only have a bunch of stuff for you to read. The layout and decorations are really cool, but Ripley's museum next door is more fun.

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