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Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square

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Address: 234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
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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Ripleys wasn't what I expected...I expected more. Some bits were good, some bits weren't. It's worth a visit but if we return to New York we wouldn't go back. We were in and out... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have never been to a place where the employees make sure the guest have an amazing time no matter what! My daughter was scared so i kindly asked for a refund however, Leslie I believe convinced she'll give us a personal tour and make sure my daughter wasn't scared and it worked! Me and my daughter had a blast!... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ripleys wasn't what I expected...I expected more. Some bits were good, some bits weren't. It's worth a visit but if we return to New York we wouldn't go back. We were in and out in an probably around an hour.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a New Yorker, I almost never visit this type of place. It's just something you would not think of doing since you live in NY all your life. But a friend of mine was visiting and dragged me here. To be honest, I was expecting to be bored and uninterested but it turned out to be quite enjoyable. I... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I’m happy you decided to visit and even happier to hear how much you enjoyed the experience. Thank you for the kind words about our staff. We’ll be sure to share your feedback with Jeremy. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When we went it was a blast as we learned a lot of facts which we would have thought would be false. I really liked the NYC part of the trip. Overall great place to visit and would go again.

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

Thank you for sharing your review with us. I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting Ripleys Believe it or Not in Times Square with my three young children. The staff was great especially Charis who was very friendly and helpful! We spent a couple of hours there and had lots of fun. Definitely would recommend visiting!

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

Thank you for leaving us a review and for the recommendation. I’m thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the experience. Thank you for the kind words about our staff. We’ll be sure to share your feedback with Charis. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was extremely excited for my trip to NYC and Ripley's made my trip even better. The entire attraction was quite interesting and one of their employees took the time to explain a few of the exhibits. (Thank you Jimmy!) I will definitely recommend this to friends!

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Stacy S, 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 enjoyed the experience and that it was a highlight of your trip. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The attraction was okay, not worth the entry fee. We had 4 persons in our party and most were very disappointed in the level of displaces. Did not have a WOW factor. Would not recommend at this price you pay for entry.

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I am sorry to hear that your visit did not meet your expectations. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was disappointing. First of all over $100 for family of 4. Exhibits were pretty good. The black hole main attraction was not working. When we asked about it, a very rude employee just told us it wasn't working with no explanation. Then another employee had no idea it was down, but did not bother to check on it... More 

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

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I am sorry to hear that your visit did not meet your expectations. Customer service is very important to us and I apologize if the service you were given was not up to our standard. Please feel free to email me directly at Andrew@RipleysNewYork.com so that I can properly address this issue... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good fun, not massive but great little facts to read and activities to take part in. It was our daughter's idea to visit and she loved it. We are now going to go and visit the one we have walked past many times in London. Well worth a visit and doesn't take up too much time but a rest... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I am glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The attraction was cool - typical Ripleys, but the staff here seem to hate their jobs. We were there twice and both times the staff were unfriendly. They were more interested in hanging out with each other rather than speaking to or interacting with guests. I would NOT go back.

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

I am so sorry to hear about your poor experience. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Customer service is one of our top priorities. Please feel free to email me directly at Andrew@RipleysNewYork.com so that I can better address this issue for you. More 

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