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FAO Schwarz - CLOSED

767 Fifth Ave, at 58th Street, New York City, NY 10153
+1 212-644-9400
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Sad to hear it closed.

We have fond memories of FAO Schwarz but the best time we had was in 2008 before Toys R Us took... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
Alexander G
,
Toronto, Canada
Gesloten

Just found out to late that the shop is closed. Would have been great as if was used in the movie... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2016
1984Juanita
,
Poortugaal, The Netherlands
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This world-famous toy store is a great place for kids to browse, play - and of course, shop.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
28 Feb 2016
“Sad to hear it closed.”
11 Feb 2016
“Gesloten”
LOCATION
767 Fifth Ave, at 58th Street, New York City, NY 10153
Midtown
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+1 212-644-9400
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1 - 10 of 797 reviews

Reviewed 29 February 2016

We have fond memories of FAO Schwarz but the best time we had was in 2008 before Toys R Us took over. Besides the Giant Piano they had great activities for kids. My daughter love being able to paint her own ceramic and pick it...More

1  Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Just found out to late that the shop is closed. Would have been great as if was used in the movie home alone. Accriss Apple Store and Plaza Hotel. Closed end of 2015

Thank 1984Juanita
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing more than just a toy store plus it was in the movie Big with Tom hanks, staff are really friendly and informative, a must for anyone visiting NYC

2  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Love, love love!!! What a store, always wanted to go here. So glad I got see it I really could of spent all day in there & my nan loved her bear that I brought back. Would recommend to all Adults & Children..

Thank Lots88
Reviewed 5 January 2016

It was nice, but it was still just a toy shop like many others anywhere else. However I loved the lego statues.

Thank Olivier B
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We came to see the oldest toy store of New York City, but found another store in the building instead.

9  Thank Dieuwertje V
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Disney, Toys R Us and FAO Schwarz for the holy trinity of toystores of Manhattan. And I ensured I visit all of them. Thus store is supposed to be the oldest in US, though currently I think it is being operated by Toys R Us....More

1  Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I think I heard this is the oldest toy store in New York!! It had super fantastic toys made with great care (you don't see them just anywhere) and it really makes your imagination run wild and remind you of your childhood days. (Even if...More

Thank Gabrielle K
Reviewed 3 November 2015

As soon as i walked through those doors i felt like a child again. I never seen a toy store anything like it. My boyfriend and i came here and we spent over an hour just going around taking pictures and playing with the toys....More

3  Thank Bubblesss1990
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We booked 'breakfast with a toy soldier' and it was the best fun ever! Our daughter had the time of her life running around the store with hardly anyone else around. We all got to have a lolly grab and filled up our lolly bags...More

8  Thank RaydarVictoria
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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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