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Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square

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Address: 234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: +1 212-398-3133
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Located in the heart of New York City, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times...

Located in the heart of New York City, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square brings people of all ages face-to-face with the world's most unbelievable curiosities. With more than 500 hundred rare artifacts, astonishing relics, and thrilling interactive exhibits, this one-of-kind attraction welcomes visitors to experience the unusual and unexpected. Only in Ripley's New York will families rediscover wonder around every corner.

Featuring countless original pieces and galleries, including the new "Little Apple" room and Manhattan's only Laser Race, as well as "Believe It or Not" special events year-round, Ripley's Times Square offers guests unforgettable experiences that can only be found in New York. The museum also hosts a variety of options for groups including field trips, birthday parties, and scouting expeditions.

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amazing time

me and my two young children absolutely loved the museum and didn't want to leave! The kids loved that black hole and laser race the most, we were there alone for almost an hour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

me and my two young children absolutely loved the museum and didn't want to leave! The kids loved that black hole and laser race the most, we were there alone for almost an hour. The exhibits were well put together and the cashier at the ticket counter today with black hair and a black hat was very nice and welcoming... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting Ripleys Believe it or Not in Times Square with my three young children. The staff was great especially Charis who was very friendly and helpful! We spent a couple of hours there and had lots of fun. Definitely would recommend visiting!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was extremely excited for my trip to NYC and Ripley's made my trip even better. The entire attraction was quite interesting and one of their employees took the time to explain a few of the exhibits. (Thank you Jimmy!) I will definitely recommend this to friends!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The attraction was okay, not worth the entry fee. We had 4 persons in our party and most were very disappointed in the level of displaces. Did not have a WOW factor. Would not recommend at this price you pay for entry.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was disappointing. First of all over $100 for family of 4. Exhibits were pretty good. The black hole main attraction was not working. When we asked about it, a very rude employee just told us it wasn't working with no explanation. Then another employee had no idea it was down, but did not bother to check on it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good fun, not massive but great little facts to read and activities to take part in. It was our daughter's idea to visit and she loved it. We are now going to go and visit the one we have walked past many times in London. Well worth a visit and doesn't take up too much time but a rest... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attraction was cool - typical Ripleys, but the staff here seem to hate their jobs. We were there twice and both times the staff were unfriendly. They were more interested in hanging out with each other rather than speaking to or interacting with guests. I would NOT go back.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like all Ripley's this one is full of the weird and wonderful from all over the world. A useful way to spend an hour or two before you fly home.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit if you like unique things or are into strange trivia. We purchased our tickets online, ahead of time, because that was cheaper than even the advertised AAA discount. (Print on paper or show from your mobile phone.) We went with our two kids (9 and 10 years old) and there was definitely something... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to at least 3 of these exhibits, this one is as funny and weird as the other ones in San Antonio, LA and Orlando. My 13 yr. Old daughter and her two friends had a great time and so did I. It is a good thing to do on a rainy or very cold day but my... More 

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