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Museum of Sex

Address: 233 Fifth Ave, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
Phone Number: +919602111172
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Ranked #474 of 616 Attractions in New York City
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I would have rated this awful but they were saved by the bouncy house. It wasn't worth the $20 that I paid for entry. I expected more than what they had with the exception of the bouncy house. This one had you surrounded by breasts of all sizes and skin tones. That was fun! But everything else... Not so much.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The Museum of Sex was not what I expected, but I'm still glad that we went. It may not necessarily be worth the money, but it's a unique and different experience. I hadn't seen video footage of Paris Hilton giving a blowy before, so I guess there's that! I loved the gift shop; we probably had the most fun there.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Considering the average price for a museum is at the $20 - $30 mark, I thought I would get a lot more for my money. The first room is completely disjointed from the rest of the walk, the second room talks about a porn star with a graphic video, and after that it's about plants and animals... with a fun... More 

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New York City, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This place is a total rip off. It's neither amusing or erotic. The whole place is shabby. Interesting that the tour ends in the cafe/bar area which is probably the best feature of this overrated seedy expensive tourist trap. If you want to see erotic art, pay what you want at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. If you want to... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This place was quite interesting! They have it set up in 3 different rooms, each focused on a separate aspect of sex. They do have a room that some reviewers called "a tribute to porn." Well, DUH!!!! YOU ARE IN A SEX MUSEUM! They do give some info on each person, and some of the facts are, well, unique! The... More 

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Hempstead, New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was so disappointed with this place. They had three floors of stuff that could fit on 1. I expected some history and more interactive stuff or trivia. It was expensive and I felt ripped off.

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Abilene, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I absolutely loved visiting the Museum of Sex...I thought it was so interesting and not at all what I expected. The best part for me was the staff...they were so professional, yet fun and informative and eager to answer questions....loved their cute little gift shop too...I'll be back...

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Tacky, a few exhibits but not worth the price. Tacky tribute to porn star and a 'fun room'. Gift shop was ok, a lot of variety, books, toys, etc.

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Belmont, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The museum was interesting, for sure. A very in-depth history and unseen photographs of the life of Linda Lovelace were among the attractions, plus other interesting items as well. The "adult bouncy house" was closed when we were there, but they let us take pictures. Reasonably clean, friendly staffers, lots of vintage items!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I think this is a very specific museum for very specific people, so it's easy to get offended if it's not your thing. The museum itself is fun but the giftshop made the whole experience sour for me. The exhibits at the time included The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace, the Funland Funhouse, and The Sex Lives of Animals. The... More 

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