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Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square

234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
+1 929-283-9310
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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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234 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I went with our boys, ages 12 & 10. It is a cute place to go but my boys didn't quite enjoy it as much. There were things that they loved so it's not something I would skip but we went though...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There were some very interesting things to see while there but i was most impressed by Stephanie M who handled us with care. She was at the front desk and took great care of my group! Especially being that they said she was still in...More

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

Thank you for sharing your review with us and thank you for the kind words about our team. We'll be sure to share your feedback with Stephanie. I am glad you enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I really enjoyed it and the kids learned a lot of stuff. They also loved the black hole and they was excited about seeing their self on camera during the tongue roll

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

I am glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the attraction. The black hole is a highlight for a lot of our visitors, and it is one of my favorite parts of the experience too. Thank you for sharing this feedback with us.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my friends were wandering around Times Square when we noticed interesting banner of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. As soon as we went in we got 50% discount check. Staff was extra friendly and museum itself was surprisingly entertaining with historical features and...More

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

Thank you for sharing your review with us. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the kind words about our staff.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my friends were wondering at Times Square when we noticed interesting banner of Ripley’s Believe It or Not, as soon as we went in, We got 50% discount. Stuff was extra friendly and museum itself was surprisingly entertaining with interactional attractions alongside the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm a big fan of ripleys, so this was one of the top on my list. It wasn't busy when we went about 4pm which was nice as it meant we didn't have to rush. A few things were the same as London and Amsterdam...More

Thank Fab1993
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. I hope you enjoyed the experience. Ripley's is a great activity on a rainy day!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time reading all the facts about the weird and wonderful things it was a great experience especially to do on a slightly wet day in New York

Thank EricaL264
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your review with us. I am happy to hear how much you enjoyed your experience. Ripley's is a great activity on a rainy day in NYC!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time going here ! Awesome place if you enjoy trivia ! Brought my cousin from Greece and unlike other “tourist” spots where employees seem to be bothered, the crew here was welcoming ! Special shoutout to Naya who was very helpful and friendly! Recommend...More

Thank Angella S
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am so glad to hear that you and your cousin enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the kind words about our team, we'll be sure to share your positive feedback with Naya.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Biggest waste of 35 dollars per person. Should have rather gone for a meal. Stupid imitation trinkets and dolls etc. one hour of my life I will never get back. Save your money, avoid at all costs.

Thank Kevin P
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I am sorry to hear that the attraction was not to your liking. Thank you for sharing your feedback.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting from time you take a picture of yourself with a very fat body at the entrance. Old fashioned labels to exhibits and initially looks like not much there but plenty. Worlds tallest man. Fattest man. Shrunken heads. Tattooed people. Black holes. People who survived...More

Thank Marianne H
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not - Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. I hope you were able to capture some great pictures! Thanks for taking the time to write us a review.

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Mathew T
10 December 2017|
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Response from Chithalka_Ambrose | Reviewed this property |
2 hours but depending on how long to want to go to detail on teh exhibits
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Teddy_Llong
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Response from Shaun A | Reviewed this property |
We bought the hop on hop off bus pass with 5 attractions included and got free entries to ripleys Very good musium
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Sorry for the delay in replying. Yes you can buy tickets online. Tickets are valid for one year from the time of purchase
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