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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

234 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
+1 212-398-3133
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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 W 42nd St, New York City, NY 10036-7215
Midtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came to visit Ripley's as I was walking past and just happened to look inside I was with my son Age 5 and my wife and my daughter age 16 my son happened to notice the robot statue outside calling the Bumblebee we looked...More

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

Thank you for your kind words. I am glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the experience. We will be sure to extend your gratitude to Conrade!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although we did end up having fun and enjoying the museum- I did not like the sales technique. We were first told that the tickets were "33.50 a person- but that they would give us a deal" and gave us a piece of paper saying...More

Thank Tami C
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for sharing this with us, I hope you enjoyed the attraction during your visit. I am sorry if anything was unclear with the purchase of your tickets. We do have to account for sales tax on all purchases which is why you saw...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As we had the New York Explorer Pass, we decided to go there on a rainy day. A few things are interesting and some funny activities, but if you have visited once you don’t need to see it again.

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I hope you enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Venus a person who works there. My friend and I found our visit quit accommodating and a very enjoyable time.

Thank drricanchulo4u
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for leaving us a review. I am glad that you had a nice time during your visit. We'll be sure to share your kind words with Venus.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very Cool Place and The kids loved it! Spent the day in the city with the family and we were searching for something to do and just walked by and thought what the heck... why not try it. But it was a lot of fun...More

Thank Sean B
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded today

I am so glad that you decided to visit and even happier to hear that you were pleasantly surprised by the attraction. Thank you for leaving us a review.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a place to spend time when around Times square. You need about an hour.The place is good for young and old.

Thank SE s
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for sharing your feedback. I hope you had a great time during your visit.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an odd place to look for artefacts that one has seen on TV shows..I had to see it to Believe it. Most artefacts with good explanation, make us believe and awesome was the customer service..

Thank DrValliappan
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded today

I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience and learning about the different artifacts! Thank you for your kind words.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 5th year in a row that we have visited Ripleys. My grandchildren and I take a yearly trip and they get to choose whatever they want to do. We did the treasure hunt and the employee (who felt like a friend) who...More

1  Thank Deborah Z
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your kind words. I am so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the experience and that you continue to visit us each year. We will be sure to share your feedback with Conrade.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place to have fun with kids and make lots of awesome pictures) unforgettable black hole experience))) highly reccomend

Thank Татьяна К
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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience. The Black Hole is one of my favorite parts of the attraction!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, great and a must see if you are visiting the states. Full of fun facts and amazing feats

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Andrew A, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind words. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience.

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Mathew T
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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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25 October 2017|
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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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