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Ripley’s is Closing

After more than 14 years in Times Square, we are permanently closing our Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium today, November 28, 2021.

We want to sincerely thank the community and guests who have made our stay here so memorable.

Ripley’s looks forward to opening a new attraction in New York in the future.

Ripley Entertainment Inc. has over 100 attractions around the world and we hope to see you at one of our other locations. For more information, please visit www.ripleys.com/attractions.

If you have pre-ordered tickets, please contact us at info@ripleysny.com and we will be happy to refund your purchase. You must provide the following information for your refund to be processed:

  • Date of Purchase
  • Email address used for purchase
  • Full name on credit card
  • Last 4 digits of Credit card used

For any other questions, media inquiries or partner relations,  please email: sshuster@ripleysny.com

Thank you again for your support over the years. It’s been our pleasure entertaining so many with our Believe it or Not! collections of oddities.

Guest Safety

New York City requires staff and customers 12 years of age and older to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter this establishment. For children under the age of 12, a mask is required.

Acceptable proof of vaccination includes:

  • Photo or hard copy of a CDC vaccination card
  • NYC COVID Safe App
  • New York State Excelsior App
  • Official vaccine record
  • A photo or hard copy of an official vaccination record of a vaccine administered outside the United States for one of the following vaccines: AstraZeneca/SK Bioscience, Serum I

Find a free COVID-19 vaccine at nyc.gov/vaccinefinder or call 877-VAX-4NYC
(877-829-4692). For more information on Key to NYC, visit nyc.gov/keytoNYC.

Our staff has been extensively trained to provide you with a safe experience, and your safety and enjoyment are our top priority. Learn more about our safety measures.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Purveyors of the jaw-dropping, mind-boggling, and eye-opening since 1939.

This is a cool place to come with kids and show them some cool world records...there's always something new.

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