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Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square

234 West 42nd Street, The Odditorium, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
+1 212-398-3133
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Type: Specialty Museums, Mysterious Sites
Owner description: Ripley’s Believe it or Not Times Square provides the Ultimate Adventure for visitors to New York City. Take a journey into the bizarre and the... more » Owner description: Ripley’s Believe it or Not Times Square provides the Ultimate Adventure for visitors to New York City. Take a journey into the bizarre and the unusual through North America’s largest Ripley’s Odditorium, with over 18,000 square feet and 500 artifacts that will amaze and astonish you. An absolute must see during your visit to New York. Click on our Web site for more information and save 15% on tickets. « less
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Pretty crap place really not worth the entry fee i had new york explorer pass so was free entry but i wouldnt like to pay to enter not worth it they just scam you to pose for photos so u then buy them one photo is $20.00us dollars u get like 6 photos taken during ur walk around inside and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Well as you would expect this place is full of unusal and interesting things (some not so nice but thats what you pay for) The range of things was amazing, and the history of some were facinating and horrible. When i went you were first met by a huge Elephant covered in original armour, Albino Giraffe, Empire State Building made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Ripley’s believe it or not! In Times Square, New York City. It is AWESOME!!!If you like freakishly, weird things to see, well this is the place for you. From learning new things about history to things you would never imagine people would think of making. Shrunken heads, from a tribe called, The Shuar Indians. Head hunters from the Amazon. Inhuman... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is one of those few places where you don't get bored even for a second (if you enjoy stuff like this). Take your time and go through everything at your own pace. There's a great deal to learn about various cultures, weird traditions and as the title suggests, some pretty unbelievable stuff. So go and have fun.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have visited Ripley's twice as it has been included in the New York pass. Both times I enjoyed it. It is not for everyone however it's a good place to pop in and take some weird and funny photos. You will learn some great odd facts and most people walk out happy. Staff could look abit happier, every time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Title says it all, worth a visit. I liked the fact it wasn't busy & you could go around at your own pace & take pics at your leisure without being rushed by other tourists unlike madam tussauds

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you have visited a Ripleys museum in another city then don't waste time going to this one. They are all more or less the same. Ripleys NYC is located in the heart of Times Square. There are some interesting parts especially those related to scientific discoveries. But a lot of the museum is fluff as in just boring. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It was busy when we went but the museum is well laid out so have to wait but there is plenty to read while you do. It was worth the admission price and had something interesting for everyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We just stopped by on one of our walks home, and we got surprised by how fun it was. Lot of interesting things to see and do. I would recomend it to both young and adults.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Wasn't planning this but it was a rainy day and we walked past, they have us $5 of the ticket straight away, but still think it's a little over priced. The black whole bridge and laser challenge are good fun for kids and big kids like me. The exhibits were interesting but got boring towards the end. Sounds like they... More

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