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Museum of Sex

233 Fifth Ave, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
212-689-6337
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Ranked #711 of 863 Attractions in New York City
Type: Specialty Museums
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I thought the admission price was a bit steep for what we got. Its not that the museum is bad- its just that for a sex museum I expected way more. The 'funhouse' level seemed kind of pointless to me. The Linda Lovelace exhibit, however, was excellent. The 'Grumildos' installation was fantastic. I just wish the museum would have a... More

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Singapore!
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19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

At $17.50, the admission price seems a little steep, but I guess they are counting on the uniqueness of the place. The exhibits were nice and couple of things on the second floor were interactive. Overall I think this is good only if you have 2 hours to kill.

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m Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Like some many others I visited this place because I wanted to do something different after days of the big museums NYC is famous for and because I had the NY pass it was free. When I visited there were only 3 exhibits open. One on Linda Borman, the first porn star, one on sex in the animal kingdom and... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went because it was included in the New York pass. I can't believe this place is still operating. It's so stupid and a complete waste of time. If there was an option to not give it a rating. . I'd give it zero.

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Dallas, Texas
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29 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

I've visited a few similar museums in San Francisco, and I guess I expected more of this museum. I've visited twice and I saw the same exhibits - not much change. What was there was pretty well done, but so much more could be done given the space in the building.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Should have done our research on here before checking this place out but the name appealed to us and we thought we could fill in an hour before heading downtown......foolish mistake! It is not worth the entrance fee to get in, so far it's at the bottom of our long list of things we saw and did. It actually started... More

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Jessup, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My boyfriend & I went to the museum of sex it was cool. It was small when it comes to the exhibit. It was fun to see what they had.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

You are left with the "is that is" feeling. Maybe our expectations were too high but we thought it would be much much more. For $20 each it's not worth it. Fun for 15 minutes. Overall Meh.

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Suffern
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I heard about this through a Travelzoo local deals offer. I purchased the two for one for a future visit. We didn't use the voucher until a year or more after it expired due to Hurricane Sandy and the good news is that the voucher was still good for the money spent (the deal expired but the price paid was... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

4 small box rooms, extremely sparsely occupied by some reproduction prints of a 70s porn film, so bizarre contraptions (and not in an interesting way) and a shop. Oh and a completely pointless mirror maze staffed by a bunch of vacuous college students. Would be outraged if we hadn't managed to get in for free, due to the New York... More

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