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  • Location:New York City, New York
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

Enter the world of the uncanny and the bizarre at Ripley's Believe It or Not in Times Square. With hundreds of weird and unusual artifacts displayed in over 20 themed galleries, come explore these amazing sights in New York City.


  • Admission to Ripley's Believe It or Not in Times Square, New York
  • Discounted ticket for advance bookings
  • More than 500 bizarre and incredible artifacts
  • Over 20 themed galleries
  • Access to New York’s only LaseRace. Weave, bend, glide through a web of lasers as you try and score your fastest time!

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What You Can Expect

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

See a Scale Model of the World Trade Center Complex Created from Over 470,000 Matchsticks!

Located in the heart of Times Square, this fascinating collection of more than 500 astonishing artifacts extends over two floors and more than 20 interactive galleries.

From a baseball uniform worn by Babe Ruth to the world’s largest collection of shrunken heads, you'll discover that art extends beyond oil paint to include automotive bumpers, spider webs, portraits depicted in gumballs and even a 17-foot (5.2 m) tall World Trade Center modeled in perfect scale assembled from more than 470,000 matchsticks! See an iron maiden, a medieval European torture device, one of only 11 that are available to be viewed by the public, George Washington's hair and more bizarre and weird items that must be seen to be believed.

Enjoy interactive exhibits like the Recollections room where you can check out your dance moves projected and repeated in a rainbow of florescent colors or contribute to Ripley’s prized collection of shrunken heads with your own at the new Amazonian Makeover exhibit. Send your friends pictures of your head dressed up with hair, bones and war paint.

On the weekends, you might just catch a glimpse of the freakish human sideshows performing under the marquee. Sword-swallowers, street magicians, you never know what you might see.

Featuring favorites from Ripley’s around the world and oddities found only here in New York City, experience the odd, the absurd, the weird – and all true.

So why wait to buy your Ripley's Believe It or Not ticket at the door when you can book in advance now and get it at a discounted rate!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

very entertaining!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Superr..... highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

Very big, great to see, very informative. Must do.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

Grand daughter and grandma both enjoyed. Something for everyone

Chris Hord

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

When we booked the tickets for this museum, we were not 100% sure if it would be a right decision. After we went to Riley's Believe It or Not, we were surprised how great the museum is. We saw lots of unbelievable events and items, and had lots of fun to participate the different activities. It is an interesting museum which will blow out your mind and expand your eyesight. We highly recommend it!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Lots of fun

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2014

Possibly the strangest place I've ever been but so much fun and full of silly little surprises. Watch out when you're asked to roll your tongue as you may just see yourself trying somewhere later on........! Very glad I visited.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

It was Ok but my 21 year old daughter and her friends loved it so I have to higly recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

All sorts of weird and wonderful facts right in the middle of Times Square. Definitely worth doing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

Loved it!

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