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

7 Reviews
Reserve Myrtle Beach Customer
COLUMBIA, SC
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"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
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.
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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
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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
Verified Traveler
"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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TripAdvisor Reviews
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paulasamd
Aynor, South Carolina
"Spend your money somewhere else."
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed July 13, 2018 NEW
I've enjoyed little arcade ride simulators more. This is not worth the money at all. My kids weren't impressed by it either.
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bianca c
"Not worth the money "
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed July 10, 2018 NEW
We bought this as part of a package deal when we visited the Ripley Aquarium. We were told it was much closer than it actually was and by the time we rode the free trolley to the location the movies lasted less than 15 minutes. It took longer to get there and get back and was definitely not worth the hassle.
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Diana O
Chicago, Illinois
"Nice but for $50 for 3 people and 5 minutes, not a good deal"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed July 05, 2018 NEW
High price for 5 minutes experience. They REALLY need to make shows LONGER. Would not return for the price/time value.
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Stacy B
"Would do it again"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 05, 2018 NEW
This was actually a 2nd choice because the haunted adventure was too long of a wait. But we enjoyed this tremendously! So much fun and definitely not for the faint of heart. Action packed adventure in the comfort of a seat. Not very long lasting but super fun while it did.
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Pro698
United States
"Typical tourist venue."
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed July 03, 2018 NEW
The quality was lower than expected for a Ripley's product. As a part of a larger ticket package it is not bad -- but not worth a single purchase.
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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.