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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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Hicksville, New York, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I took my son here, having remembered a good experience at the one in Niagara Falls when I was young. There were definitely a number of interesting curiosities, as I had recalled, but there also seemed to be a bunch of normal science mixed in as filler, which is not what we were really after. It felt like they were... More

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New York City, New York
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54 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I was looking forward to the Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum Tour as the series on television is always a delight. But the Museum can hardly suffice for a $30 entry ticket. Except for framed pictures of "Oddities" as they like to call and macabre statues and stuff, the place is quite small and uninteresting. Definitely not worth paying... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We went here to use the last of our NY Pass and to warm up!! So glad we didn't pay the ticket price. The best thing was the revolving tunnel. Times Square was much more interesting.

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Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Lots of fun, even though the first few minutes were pretty chilly. Fun attractions throughout, and they were renovating to make room for more. Very friendly staff.

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Paris, France
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

90 dollars for 3 including a child, well, I expected much more... To be compared to the 50$ or so for the MOMA. That was ok I guess, the tunnel was fun although I was about to throw up, but there are not a lot of explanation, most of the exposition is self explanatory. We did not have a bad... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

we all used to watch this so actually seeing it in person was great. not very crowded so the baby got to walk around and you get to take your time looking at everything.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Myself and my family (wife and fifteen year old daughter) decided to spend our special New Years Eve celebration in New York at this venue. Having travelled all the way from the UK and paid a huge/extortionate amount of money for top billing we couldn't have been more underwhelmed. Apart from one or two staff who did seem to care... More

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I had to much fun inside, but it's going to be more interesting if they can provide you more unbelievable things to do inside!

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Co Kildare, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

There were some very amusing elements and interesting exhibits but despite taking our time with four children all participating in the interactive elements the whole visit only lasted just over an hour which for the cost of entry, made it an expensive experience. So four stars for entertainment but only two stars for value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This place has lots of fun scary and interesting stuff for all ages. It's located in Times Square broadway.

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