Ripley's 5D 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 5D 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

8 Reviews
mindy kercher
springfield, OH
4 Reviews
"family fun"
July, 2018
my family loved this attraction we really enjoyed the santa show the best was going to ride it again but the wait was too long
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Reserve Myrtle Beach Customer
COLUMBIA, SC
1 Review
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"5Dtheatre"
April, 2018
Short and a little boring,
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Tip: if you have a bad back this is highly not recommended

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Mary Thompson
Fayetteville, NC
2 Reviews
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"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!
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Tip: Hands free if possible!

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Tammy Person
Goldsboro, NC
1 Review
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"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
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"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.
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Tip: Painful, Hurts, Expensive for 10 minutes

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

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

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mock395
Parkville, Maryland
"alot of fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 20, 2018 NEW
the mirror maze, cool the seats move and there are a few movies to choose from! feels like you are really there doing it. kids loved it! but small kids might get scared, so be aware of how your kids deal with action , and in your face entertainment.
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sherry r
aiken sc
"Interesting"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed September 03, 2018
Movies were short, seats uncomfortable and I wasn't really impressed. The 5 D experience was more of a 3 D.
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Emy M
"it was ok"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed August 30, 2018
I was really excited to go see this 5D movie. But it was not as exciting as i thought it would be. could have been better.
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Brian C
"Total misuse of the phrase 3D, 4D, and 5D..don't waste your time or money!"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed August 20, 2018
So, I was sold on the premise that you get to see two really great shows for the price of one and that they are in 5D. The first one was supposed to be Wile Coyote and Angry Birds but got some very low budget space adventure and a skinny Santa Clause adventure. Yeah, the seats move but the 3D is weak and the 5D is just sad. All it does is blow air and make noise and not even at the right parts of the movie! The Santa one was a little better, there was some fake snow falling but not in all areas of the theatre. Save your money as I do not see Ripley's throwing any money into making that better as the downtown area is shady anyways. That was a big waste of money!
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arp759
Cheshire, Connecticut
"Not worth the price"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed August 17, 2018
This show was very disappointing. The movies were very blurry and outdated. They are also too short. This attraction needs to be updated.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ripley's 5D 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.