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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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We visited one afternoon and didn't have to queue ,all the staff were very friendly , I think we were in there for a couple of hours at the most , we enjoyed it and had some... read more

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited one afternoon and didn't have to queue ,all the staff were very friendly , I think we were in there for a couple of hours at the most , we enjoyed it and had some laughs , I have been to the one on International drive in Orlando which I remember to be a lot bigger but still... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

During visit to New York I happen to be there but main items are of old times and it is not value buy ticket to visit this place

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was an "okay" place to go....not really a lot of stuff but definitely not worth $65. I will not go again.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and me had great fun here, even through it's aimed at kids, we let the kid in us out and had a right giggle Take your time as you walk round as you could miss things

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

I’m so glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed the experience. Thank you for leaving us a review. More 

Nottingham
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211 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ripleys because there was torrential rain, and we wanted to dry off. We used our New York City Explorer pass. It wasn't really my thing. But we still had a giggle. We had an hour or so walking round at our own leisure. It was empty. Even in the rain!! If this is your type of thing then... 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 review with us. Ripley’s is a great way to get out of the rain for a few hours. I hope that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Mississauga, Ontario
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61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hmm, someone gave me a free pass, otherwise I would not have bothered. With the internet and being able to see most things online, this is very dated. Sort of like being at a country exhibition. Nothing new to see. Wouldn't buy a ticket for this one.

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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 leave us a review. I’m glad you had the chance to visit us but sorry to hear that your visit did not meet your expectations. More 

Longueuil, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like all the others Ripley's. Expected to see some varieties from one to others, seems that's not the case. Don't worth the 65 bucks spent.

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

Thank you for sharing this feedback with us. I’m sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your visit. While we do have some Ripley’s staples we try to create an experience that is unique here in New York. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, there are some interesting and unique oddities in Ripley's--I just cannot justify paying $100.00 for 3 people. You can be in and out in less than an hour and I realize things cost more in the city BUT still not worth it. I can think of a lot of other things to do for much less.... 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 this with us. I am glad to hear you found parts of the visit unique and interesting. That being said, I’m sorry if you feel that the experience did not match the cost of the visit. If there’s anything we could’ve done to make your visit more memorable I’d love to hear about it. Please feel... More 

atlanta
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261 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't waste your time here. New York has so much to offer, get off Times Square and go explore. It is a complete tourist trap.

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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 leave a review and for sharing your honest feedback with us. I am sorry to hear that our attraction wasn’t to your liking. More 

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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overpriced stale museum, dissapointing tourist attraction in NYC time square . If your short of time in the city , do not waste it here . Plenty other better things to do . Only attraction we were at were there was no queue and now we know why . :(

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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 honest feedback with us. That being said, I am sorry that you were disappointed by your visit. If there is anything we could’ve done to make this experience any better for you please let me know. You can reach us at fun@ripleysnewyork.com. More 

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