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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
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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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Interesting and unique museum

In the center of London, this unique five stories museum was a cool refreshment. Very unordinary exhibits - some are terrific some are amazing. Price is a bit high - but... read more

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Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the center of London, this unique five stories museum was a cool refreshment. Very unordinary exhibits - some are terrific some are amazing. Price is a bit high - but overall experience was good.

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Jackson, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit; however, our kids were scared of a lot of it (5,7). We had no idea what it was ahead of time but needed a rainy day activity. For teenagers and adults, it would be ok. If I had it to do again, I'd visit the Met or American Museum of Natural History again... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited with a 16, 11, and 6 year old. Took about an hour and a half to get through the museum. Many interactive exhibits and the entire trip held everyone's attention. Even the bathroom was entertaining!

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us. I’m so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the experience here at Ripley’s! More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is right next door to Madame Tussauds. I've been by many times and find there's always a line at Madame Tussauds, but never a line at Ripley's. My 10 year old grandson wanted to go because he's intrigued by the stuff in the Ripley's books, so we went on one of his spring break vacation days. The exhibit is... More 

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I’m sorry to hear that your visit did not meet your expectations. I do hope that you and your grandson enjoyed your time with us. More 

Miami Lakes, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to kill time and it was fun. They have a laser game for the kids to play at no extra cost. Very cool for kids of all ages. Obviously teenagers will be more interested than the young ones. It mine are 10&7 and had a blast.

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I’m happy to hear that you and your family were pleasantly surprised by your visit. The LaseRace is one of my favorite parts of the attraction; I’m glad you enjoyed it. More 

Montrose, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece and I found this walking around times square. Admission was like $30 so we decided to check it out. Had some very interesting stuff inside! The layout was a little hodgepodge a few attractions were down and a few of their interactive attractions were down. The potential is definitely there for a 5 star attraction.

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I hope that you and your niece enjoyed your visit. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had tons of fun. Never thought i would actually like it til Vincent convinced us to do it. The black hole was the funnest! Paid about 96 bucks for 3 teenagers and 2 adults. It was awesome. People there treated us good and got awesome pictures. Thank you Vincent for stopping us that day. Much love ❤😍😘

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I’m happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the kind words about our staff; we’ll be sure to share your feedback with Vincent. More 

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is kitschy and silly, but we had a great time. As others have said, always buy online as the tix are cheaper and you don't have to stand in line at the entrance.

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I’m glad to hear that you had a great time! Thanks for sharing the tip about online tickets for future guests. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before you go - check online, there is ALWAYS a voucher!!! I have been to two other Ripley's around the world and have to say this was nearly a mirror image of the others. Was hoping it would at least be different and exciting. I will admin, that there are lots of things to see, and it should keep children... More 

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I hope that you enjoyed the experience. Thank you also, for bearing with us as our gift shop is under renovations. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited back in January using our explorer pass so utter bargain. Lots of exhibits. Staff happy and helpful. Interesting facts to read and see. Fun for all the family old and young. Certainly would visit again and will try get to the London centre. Highly recommended especially if it's cold outside. Easy to find. Can spent a minimum of... More 

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this review

I’m glad you enjoyed the experience and that you were able to use your Explorer Pass to visit us. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and thank you for your kind words about our staff. More 

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