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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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Really creepy. Different. I learned a lot. It really gives a new perspective on humans and animals. It makes u marvel how certain tribes lived. Makes u question the supernatural... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Jamaica, Caribbean
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really creepy. Different. I learned a lot. It really gives a new perspective on humans and animals. It makes u marvel how certain tribes lived. Makes u question the supernatural. One would even say it makes u see God and the devil in mankind. It's a place to go definitely.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up here on Christmas day. No queuing. Some weird and wonderful things. Good for children and adults.

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Norn Iron
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive waste of time! I would rather have spent my money and time enjoying myself elsewhere in the city! Boring!!!!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what a great surprise Next door was packed so we decided to go to Ripley's, mostly on a friends recommendation. Great exhibitions. Spent a lot of time there. Learned a lot of interesting things. Very surprised at how much there was to see.

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a rainy day in NYC so we decided on something that was inside. Wasn't sure if I was going to like it but was pleasantly surprise how interesting it was!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you order your tickets on line you get a little break on the price (I think $6. Total price $26.09). That being said this is one of the most expensive "museums". Lets face it this is your typical tourist trap. I can say if you ever have gone to one you have gone to all. Very rarely do they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review's title pretty much sums it up. Nothing special, but fun and silly trivia and exhibits. It's not too expensive, but recommend buying online to save a few bucks. It was worth it to spend some idle time with the family.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge lines, high entry fee, enormous crowds to see wax figures? Buy a candle, light it at home and use your imagination or put on a movie to see the rich and famous.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to Ripley's before in Orlando, but the kids really wanted to go. They have such interesting things displayed that it kept the kids entertained for a couple of hours. They have many, many exhibits of odd or scary things to look at like shrunken heads, live hissing cockroaches, torture chambers, pictures made out of different things and they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a blast at Ripley’s Believe it or not but unfortunately we’ve already been to Ripley’s. It is sad that many of the exhibits are the same in many locations. I thought it would be much grander here in the Big Apple but unfortunately it wasn’t. If it’s your first visit to a Ripley’s, it’s well worth it but... More 

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