Visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

One of the Best Things to Do in New York City

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

234 West 42nd Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036

PHONE: 212-398-3133

HOURS

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR

234 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036

HOURS

Monday: 9am – 1am
Tuesday: 9am – 1am
Wednesday: 9am – 1am
Thursday: 9am – 1am
Friday: 9am – 1am
Saturday: 9am – 1am
Sunday: 9am – 1am

Last tickets sold one hour prior to closing.

DIRECTIONS

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square
234 West 42nd Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036
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Take NJ Turnpike South to the Lincoln Tunnel. Once you are out of the tunnel, take the exit on the left towards 40th Street. Stay straight to go onto Dyer Avenue. Turn right onto 42nd Street. Ripley’s Times Square is located between 7th and 8th Avenue on the South side of the street.

Take Long Island Expressway West. Long Island Expressway becomes I-495 West. Take 37th Street exit toward 38-40th Streets. Turn left onto East 37th Street. Turn right onto 3rd Avenue. Turn left onto East 42nd Street. Ripley’s Times Square is located between 7th and 8th Avenue on the South side of the street.

Take NJ Turnpike North to the Lincoln Tunnel. Once you are out of the tunnel, take the exit on the left towards 40th Street. Stay straight to go onto Dyer Avenue. Turn right onto 42nd Street. Ripley’s Times Square is located between 7th and 8th Avenue on the South side of the street.

Saw Mill Parkway South. Saw Mill Parkway becomes Henry Hudson Parkway. Henry Hudson Parkway becomes West Side Highway. Take West Side Highway to 42nd Street and turn left. Ripley’s Times Square is located between 7th and 8th Avenue on the South side of the street

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FAQS

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, located in New York City, is the largest Ripley’s museum attraction in North America. It features a collection ofover 500 unusual artifacts from all over the world as well as amazing interactive exhibits that are sure to make you say “WOW!”

A number of the exhibits featured in Ripley’s Times Square showcase what inspired Ripley’s famous cartoons, books, radio casts, television series and shall we say one of the most famous phrases in history – Believe It or Not!

Our collection of the unbelievable and amazing intrigues guests of all ages. The artifacts and exhibits are presented in a way that is fun, fascinating, and awe-inspiring for everyone. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ripley’s Times Square is designed to allow each guest the opportunity to explore at their own pace. Typically, guided tours only point out a few items and we wouldn’t want to miss pointing out something you’d really enjoy. For groups of 15 or more, we offer wonderful scavenger hunt programs. When planning a private event at Ripley’s Times Square, be sure to ask about adding a VIP tour or featured sideshow performer.

Most guests spend between an hour and a half to two hours exploring the strange and unique artifacts, exhibits and interactive experiences at Ripley’s Times Square. As with any attraction or museum, your personal tastes will determine how long it takes. If you plan to dive into every item and read each caption, you’ll be here a bit longer. If you plan to focus on featured galleries, you will find that two hours is sufficient.

We encourage guests to take as many photos of themselves as they want while interacting with our exhibits. Guests often share their pictures and videos with us on Facebook, Twitter, InstaGram and YouTube. To share a photo or video with us simply use the hashtag #RipleysNY or share it with our handle @RipleysNY

Yes, Ripley’s Times Square is handicap accessible.

A number of our exhibits are priceless and simply cannot be replaced if damaged. Therefore, to be sure that we preserve the collection for future visitors, we do not allow any outside food, gum, or beverages.

Ripley’s personal treasures can be seen in Believe It or Not! attractions around the world. Each museum is unique in its collection of oddities and in their presentation. No Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum would be complete without the “old favorites” however – the incredible people whose stories Ripley gathered on his journeys around the globe. These strange people are brought back to life in detailed wax figures.

Yes! Ripley’s has a fundraising program designed to help you and your organization raise money by both providing your contributors an amazing experience, as well as helping your cause. Please contact us at 212-398-3133 to learn more!

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