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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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Description: 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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On vacation in ny and decided to go to the wax museum but it was close and i saw ripleys and decided to go in omg i love it had so much fun some of the stuff was creepy i was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

On vacation in ny and decided to go to the wax museum but it was close and i saw ripleys and decided to go in omg i love it had so much fun some of the stuff was creepy i was scared of the Indian mam upstairs thought he could move haha recommend to anyone wanting a lil excitement

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

It's a good place to go to. There are a lot of exhibits and interesting stuff you can see and learn. I would search for discounts instead of buying a ticked on site.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our trip to Ripleys. We had bought a New York pass and had one attraction left so decided to use it here. We were not disappointed as there were lots of unusual exhibits. The black hole was our favourite. It would be great for children, they would really enjoy it, but we as a couple thought it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

As a NYC resident I rarely visit the tourist attractions in Times Square but I had a buy one get one free admission so we thought to try it out. Right off even with my prepaid buy one get one free admission I was being sold, to quote the sales clerk "it is sort of a guide book" for $3.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It was a lot of fun for me and my husband to be there. A really nice place to spend your evening cuz it is open till late hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I am never disappointed when going to Ripley's. This is the third year I took my 6th Grade students and each year they loved it! The oddities, exhibits, and activities keep our students engaged and on their toes. The one factor that ties everything together is the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff! They made sure to take good care... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We decided to go here after Madame Tussaud's as it was next door and was not disappointed. Unfortunately you are unable to use the New York Pass here however for $16 it gets you entry which was a lot cheaper than the one in London! Lots of exhibits to look at which are mind boggling, some not for the faint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I really loved this place, so interesting & so much fun! Never been to Ripleys before so didn't no what to expect but I wasn't disappointed, didn't want this place to end! Brilliant!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Ripley's NYC is an interesting "museum" filled with strange and unusual artifacts and hands-on exhibits. It contains reproductions of people and items, like the world's smallest human and tallest human, shrunken heads, a miniature version of NYC, a spinning vortex, human oddities and much more. You are allowed to take as many photos as you wish, which is a fun... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Ripleys New York is located on Times Square so it is easy to get to from most hotels. Arrived to find out at the guided tour was not available so had to show ourselves round which wasn't too much of an issue. Tour took about 30 mins to see all the attractions. They do push the opportunities to sell their... More 

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