Science of Guinness World Records
Science of Guinness World Records

Be amazed. Be amazing.

The new traveling exhibition, The Science of Guinness World Records, allows visitors to discover how the world’s greatest record holders cemented their names in the history books, plus get the chance to break a world record themselves!

Now, for the first time ever, we’re looking into the science behind these incredible accomplishments with our new The Science of Guinness World Records exhibition.

The traveling exhibition makes it possible for anyone, anywhere to be a record-breaker! The exhibition will engage visitors of all ages in real science experiences and record-breaking challenges. Visitors will learn about amazing record-breakers and learn more about themselves.

Beyond the challenges, visitors will be drawn in by inspirational stories, as well as intriguing artifacts that will be showcased throughout the exhibition.

Show Details

  • Up to 6,000 square feet (557 square meters)
  • Interactive multimedia theater, hands-on Attempt Arena, and leaderboard for visitor attempts
  • Venues receive a Guinness World Records adjudication day
  • Photo opportunities for press announcements with an official Guinness World Records certificate presentation
  • Ideal for science centers, children’s museums, malls, and art museums
  • The exhibition is projected to have a 10-day setup and 10-day take down period, accompanied by a skilled technician
Science of Guinness World Records

Zone 1 – Entrance

The entrance introduces the main themes and topics of the exhibition. Through an interactive quiz, gain an understanding of the criteria set by Guinness World Records. Scientific methods help define what can or cannot be a record. Engaging and interactive record attempts inspire and ignite the desire to be a record-breaker!

Zone 2 – Explore

Explore intriguing Guinness World Records titles and learn about the amazing science and technology involved in setting them. Try for a high score in one of the Attempt Arenas and get the inside scoop on breaking records from a Guinness World Records adjudicator and a scientist who holds multiple record titles!

Science of Guinness World Records
Science of Guinness World Records

Zone 3 – Focus

Focus and experiment with tips and tricks used by memory record-breakers. Be challenged through hands-on interactives, video games, and large tactile puzzles – perfect for younger visitors.

Zone 4 – React

React and discover how age, stimuli, and perception can impact the speed of reaction. Experiment with tricks used by real record-breakers to improve your time at challenging interactives, and see your progress reflected on the leaderboard!

Science of Guinness World Records
Science of Guinness World Records

Zone 5 – Endure

Endure and learn about the physical requirements of record-breaking. Learn about muscle contractions and fatigue, discover if you are better at the balance boards or the hang bar, and walk away with a better understanding of the body’s endurance performance and how to improve it.

Zone 6 – Exit Experience

Reflect on your exhibition experience before you exit. Take a moment to chill in cozy video nooks while getting to know some more of the Guinness World Records titleholders – they are OFFICIALLY AMAZING! Visualize yourself as a titleholder, or multi-titleholder, as you pose and take photos with a variety of Guinness World Records certificates.

Science of Guinness World Records

Who We Are

For over 100 years, Ripley Entertainment has entertained visitors around the world, with more than 100 exciting attractions in 10 countries, along with best-selling books, a network television series, and one of the longest continuously published newspaper comic in history.


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