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American Girl Place - New York

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Address: 609 5th Ave, at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017-1021
Phone Number: 1-877-AG PLACE
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Good experience but it could have been better

I took my 4 year old granddaughter to visit the American Girl store in NYC. We bought a ME doll and had a lovely lunch. We were however very disappointed at the historical doll... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
LFM82
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Princeton New Jersey
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Princeton New Jersey
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my 4 year old granddaughter to visit the American Girl store in NYC. We bought a ME doll and had a lovely lunch. We were however very disappointed at the historical doll section --all the sections were out of order! I hope this will be fixed soon.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have a AG store in your area, this one is nothing special. The staff was amazing though considering the amount of people visiting for the holiday.

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Nitra, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to NYC for half business half family trip and wanted to bring something true American for our 2 year old daughter. We purchased 2 bitty babies, our daughter is stunned and I have to say, this is the right product for your little girl, If you want something superior and in Europe one of a kind. We went... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of dolls and accessories for the American Girl Doll. The hair stylists are fun to watch as they work on your american doll's hair right before your eyes.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my teen daughter who still loves her American Girl Doll, Kit. We had breakfast, made a t-shirt, and got Kit's hair done in addition to shopping. This place is so amazing. There are several spots to take photos with character themes, as well as the entire collection of annual dolls. We easily spent 3 hours here and it was... More 

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Bridgeport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Our fourth annual birthday trip. Doesn't get old. Eight year old granddaughter in seventh heaven. Her little collection is growing. Accessories to satisfy all needs and wants. Very crowded.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This year's birthday present for our nine-year-old granddaughter was taking her on our first visit American Girl Place, having her doll's hair re-styled, and celebrating with lunch in the Cafe. She had a WONDERFUL time (and PopPop - me - survived!) Maria, the stylist, began her career with American Girl when the flagship store opened in Chicago. She was excellent... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We visited 3 floors. So many dolls and clothing. You can make your own t-shirt for child and doll, a hairdresser and also ear piercing. Amazing for any child. Bought my grand daughter a doll, 4 outfits and a comb for less than $200.00.

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My daughter and I love this place. Everything is so well displayed and the people are so helpful. They have multiple floors (I think 4) including a doll hospital and a doll salon. The hair salon is very well priced. They also have a restaurant, but you must have reservations (call ahead of time). We had reservations for the afternoon... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

If you have a girl child then you need to go there. This is the place for dream of any girl who loves her doll. Are 3 floors of pure fun and millions of options. The doll of your daughter can be anything from a medical to a cowgirl. It has a salon for the dolls do the hair and... More 

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