Grand Prairie, Texas: Small Merman

A small freak of the sea, here since 1989, surrounded by the usual gaggle of oddities in a Ripley's museum.

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Address:
601 E. Palace Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX
Directions:
Ripley's Believe It or Not. I-30 exit 34. Drive north on Belt Line Rd for a quarter-mile. At the stoplight turn left onto E. Palace Pkwy. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the dome-topped Ripley's on the left.
Hours:
M-F 10-4, Sa-Su 10-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
972-263-2391
Admission:
Adults $17.00
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Small Merman

I know that there is a small Merman on display at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Grand Prairie, Texas -- midway between Dallas and Fort Worth on I-30. I know, because I placed it in its display case in 1989! At that time I was Creative Director for Classic Attractions, Inc., and had designed two wax museums (one in Grand Prairie and one in San Antonio) and one Ripley's, also in San Antonio.

[Drew Edward Hunter, 09/08/2000]

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