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Oddly Educational!

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Kids Groups: Educational Trips for Kids in NYC

Oddly Educational & Wonderfully Interactive for Kids Groups

A visit to Ripley’s Times Square in New York City will impact and excite your students in an unbelievable way! As one of most popular educational trips for kids in NYC, our aim is to inspire creativity, expand cultural understanding, and provide a school field trip experience that is educational, memorable, and easy to plan.

Don’t just take our word for it! Teachers: Schedule a FREE tour of the attraction for you and up to three guests to see if it works for your students! Simply send an email to and request a walkthrough of the attraction. After visiting our Times Square location, we think you will agree that Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is one of the top educational trips for kids in NYC.

Ripley’s Is Oddly Educational!

Ripley’s Times Square allows students of all ages to discover and explore the unbelievable truths of our world. From understanding diversity to exploring the mad formulas of science and crazy genetics of nature, a field trip to Ripley’s is more educational than you might expect.

As a teacher, you’ll be astonished by how much your students appreciate the eccentricity of Ripley’s passion and the amazing nature of the oddities we feature in our attraction. Our unimaginable collection is the ideal setting to have your school group experience the most remarkable feats of science, history, artistry, and humanity in a way that is fun, engaging, and a perfect complement to classroom learning.

Your visit is supported by our free teaching resources, which are provided as free downloadable educational resources that will help you make the most of your trip (see resources at the bottom of the page). Each visit to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square supports the Common Core in the following subject areas:

  • Arts
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Tolerance and Diversity
  • Language Arts
  • Social Studies

Educational trips for kids in NYC such as a visit to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square will amaze and educate you students for years to come!

Special School/Camp Group Rates:

Chaperone:     $15.50
Students (K-12):     $15.50

Prices are per person. Valid for Groups of 15 or more.

Ripley’s offers great add-on packages for your group!

Ripley’s “Dare to Look” book: $21.99 each
Giant Pencils: $2.00 each
Bug lollipops $3.00 each
Safari hats $2.00 each
Ripley’s tee-shirts $12.99 each
Trivia Package: Trivia card and prize $3.00 per person
Explorer Package: Trivia card, prize and guide book $6.00 per person
Fossil Kit: Dinosaur dig project and prize $5.00 per person
Scout Kit: Trivia card, patch and Survivor certificate $5.00 per person

Looking for an all day experience?

Ask about our cruise package with City Sightseeing Cruises, or our lunch package at Applebee’s! Packages start at just $23. Call for details.

Call our helpful Group Sales Team at 212-398-3133, email or fill out our contact form in the sidebar!

Educational Learning at Ripley’s!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square knows that learning is an integral part of life- no matter how young or old you are. Ripley’s Times Square presents to you (the mind-shapers of tomorrow), easy to follow educational guides.  FREE downloads for Group Leaders!
Every trip to Ripley’s is an educational experience.

Our unit plan includes:

Easy to adapt Interdisciplinary Classroom Activities
List of State Learning Standards for Math, Science, Technology, English Language Arts, Social Studies and The Arts that are met by a visit to Ripley’s
Engaging Handouts for students
Museum Connections that relate Ripley’s inter-active exhibits with lessons learned
Unique Homework Assignments

Download Communicate Like Robert Ripley Unit Plan
Download Ripley Primary Sources
Download Ripley Secondary Sources
Download Robert Ripley Pictures
Download Extras