We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Fun event”
Review of 42nd Street

42nd Street
Book In Advance
More Info
US$35.00*
and up
NYC Walking Tour: Broadway History and Culture
More Info
US$150.00*
and up
Private Guided 42nd Street Architecture Tour
More Info
US$360.00*
and up
Private Walking Tour of New York City Architecture
Ranked #110 of 1,103 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun event”
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Well im writing about this event that alot of people might not know about its in manhattan on 266 west 44st the place is called discovery yes its the same as the channel every summer they do an event ive been there twice one for the titanic exhibit and this year they do diff events this year is on the avengers agents of shield its awesome because its only till a limited run i cant tell you all the specifics because ill ruin it for you but lets just say you get a avengers id badge with your name on it at the beginning not only do you get to keep it but you need it to do some cool interactions it has your name and if you regester with your facebook acc when you finish an event you can post your results in facebook its very cool and bring money if you are taking your kids theres avengers merchandise to buy at the end so if your in NYC this year def check it out its fun for adults and kids alike.

Helpful?
Thank Cancunlov
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

285 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    137
    107
    32
    6
    3
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
New York City, New York
Level 6 Contributor
1,716 reviews
639 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
“An evolving street connecting all”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This place is amazing as an avenue to all types of interests from the Un on the east side to the docks on the west side. it goes through the theatre district, hotels, major transit hubs with a myriad of people crossing through. It is a cross section of manhattan

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank Allan S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
456 reviews
231 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
“Lights and open till late.”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Just on the edge of Times Square, 42nd Street has all the lights as well. There are some iconic stores as well as shows and museums. Most of these stay open until midnight, so if you are out late they should still be open.

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
Thank Andrew M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Orlando, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
455 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“It's come a long way since the 80's”
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Gone are the days when you walked on 42nd street and heard things like " Cheeba", " I got smoke", or "you want a lady friend?". The arcades are gone. The XXX rated shops are gone ( moved over one avenue) and the thugs are gone. Heck.. There is a police station right there! This is a tourist attrction now! I was in awe and I an a New Yorker born and raised! I have served in the military for the past 31 years and have not had the chance to get back to 42nd street.. It has changed so much.. but.. it has changed for the better! You will have a great time!

Visited July 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank BigWash
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
La Possession, Reunion Island
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great !”
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Just like Times Square, it's crowded but extremely vibrant ! Stores, restaurants and nice street art to see.
Dave and Busters is there, I would recommend going in for some fun and food :-)

Helpful?
Thank Tripaddict974
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed 42nd Street also viewed

 
New York City, NY
 

Been to 42nd Street? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing