London attraction, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has announced that it is closing down, effective immediately as of 25th September.
A statement on the attraction’s website reads: “After many years at Piccadilly Circus, we are relocating our Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium. We want to thank the community and guests who have made our stay here memorable. Ripley’s looks forward to opening a new attraction in London in the near future.
“Ripley Entertainment Inc. has over 100 attractions around the world and we hope to see you at one of our other locations.”
Lucy Waddell, the general manager, said: “Ripley’s has been well received in London and we are actively looking for a new site to reopen in the near future.”
Group travel organisers who have pre-ordered tickets should contact www.ripleys.com/londonbion where purchases will be refunded. You can also e-mail LondonCustomerSupport@ripleys.com
The attraction asks that all of its partners ‘please discontinue any further sale of tickets to the Ripley’s BION in London and to remove any online references to the Ripley attraction’.
Although the attraction is now closed, the ticket booth will remain open for several days to issue refunds to customers who come in with vouchers.
Refunds can also be applied for online through the web page. Vouchers turned in will continue to be billed as before.
For more information, visit www.ripleys.com/attractions.