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Ripley's Moving Theater in Myrtle Beach, SC

917 North Ocean BoulevardMyrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Overview

Located on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Ripley’s 5- one-of-a-kind attraction offers an interactive 5-D moving theater experience for guests of many ages. The Snow Ride and Roadhoggers adventures feature moving seats, high-quality digital surround sound and a state-of-the-art theater that appeal to many senses, offering the complete illusion of actually being inside the movies.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Myrtle Beach Travel Experts
  • Located near the Boardwalk on Ocean Blvd.
  • Open 365 days a year.
  • Hours of Operation are Sunday - Thursday from 11:30pm- 5:00pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:30- 7:00pm.
  • Two new movies: Happy Feet Mumble's Wild Ride and Monkey Madness.

Description

from Ripley's Moving Theater
Experience 5D Done Right! Experience the virtual reality simulator where you actually ride with the movie and experience every bump, dip and turn. The only place in Myrtle Beach with REAL SNOW!! Come cool down with Ripley's!!

Cutting edge technology and incredible six channel digital surround sound make it the most exciting movie there is. Two new action-packed films with continuous showings.

State-of-the-Art Motion Simulator. Large Format 70 MM film. Seats move in 8 directions. Full sized theater.

Must be 43” to ride in moving seats. Non-moving seats are available for little ones with a parent.

Reserve Myrtle Beach Customer Reviews

6 Reviews
Mary Thompson
Fayetteville, NC
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"So much fun!"
July, 2016
Fun, fun, fun! The snow felt real! Loved the first movie, it was great! Go at night, there are less people!
Tip: Hands free if possible!

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Tammy Person
Goldsboro, NC
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Ripley moving theater"
June, 2016
It was a cute couple of shows, we enjoyed it, yes the ride could have been a little smoother but it wasn't too bad. We had a good time!

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melissa skipper
dillon, SC
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"fun experience"
May, 2016
ive went on the 5D theater twice and its a nice alternative to some of the other attractions at the beach. the only negative thing i would say is it doesnt last very long. about 20 min.but still fun just wish for the cost they could either add one more show or make the two they show longer.

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Reserve Myrtle Beach Customer
1 Review
"Like being in a car accident!"
April, 2016
While we love the Ripley's museum, the 5D Moving Theater was TERRIBLE! The seats we're very hard and jerked violently from side to side so fast and hard that it actually Hurt you! I'm not kidding, it was very literally like getting assaulted. Such a shame because Wonderworks Myrtle Beach and the Ripley's in Niagara Falls do not hurt like this. There's something wrong here when you go for a fun experience and you literally end up sore afterwards. They need to have their engineers fix this or update the theater with a better system.
Tip: Painful, Hurts, Expensive for 10 minutes

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Arlene Brook
Melvindale, MI
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Moving theater"
September, 2015
Great fun for the whole family
Tip: Get plenty of rest there is so much to do.

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Reserve Myrtle Beach Customer
Black Jack, MO
13 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Pain"
July, 2015
The seats jerks so hard as if your in a car accident.
Tip: Bring safety helment and pads.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Christopher F
McMurdo Station Antarctica
"two short movies for one cost"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed January 09, 2017
The two current films are monkey madness and happy feet. each film lasted about 10 minutes. the monkey madness one was fun and not as predictable as happy feet. It is a fun experience.
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vzescape
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
"This theater was cool."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 07, 2017
You're in a roller coaster chair that moves around with handlebars and seatbelt. You move in all directions, but not upside down. Remove things from your pockets that could hurt you when you get squeezed against the side of the car because it could be a little painful. I would not recommend this for elderly people or toddlers. The 5 dimensions included water sprays, snow (soaped bubbles). The 2 videos shown consisted of monkey and gorilla on roller coaster, happy feet penguins (you don't get to choose). We got this as a combo with the marvelous maze for $10 each person after we paid the ticket for the Ripley's aquarium. It was a good deal and we'd do it again when they show different videos.
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TravelingFamily231
"Fun the family"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed January 03, 2017
The kids wanted to go do this so we took them. It was nice with the snow coming at you and we had a really good time.
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Bob G
"Fun for 20 minutes"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed December 26, 2016
I saw two movies today. It's fun for 20 minutes to kill. The seats move around like a roller coaster, watch the 3D movie, and get sprayed with water droplets. Worth a trip.
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babygirleternal
Rock Hill, SC
"Ripley's 5D Experience!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 26, 2016
My family and I had the chance to experience the Ripley's 5D Moving theater during our vacation in Myrtle Beach and we had such a great time. Although it was short, it was well worth the money mainly because of the experience. I would recommend this to others!

Frequently Asked Questions about Ripley's Moving Theater

Is there a height requirement for the attraction?
Yes. Guests must be at least 43" tall in order to ride in the moving seats.

Is this attraction ideal for children?
Yes. All children must meet the height requirements in order to ride. The attraction uses moving seats, 3D sights, sounds, and additional effects.

Where is the attraction located?
Ripley’s Moving Theater is located at 915 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.