Last updated: 8/18/2012
New York, New York
234 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
phone: 212-398-3133
Daily9 AM - 1 AM
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Michael Hirsch, General manager

Located in Times Square in the heart of New York City, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium brings people of all ages face-to-face with the world's most unbelievable curiosities. With 18,000 square feet of astonishing artifacts, exclusive oddities, exciting interactive exhibits and heart-stopping sideshow performers, this one-of-a-kind attraction welcomes visitors to experience the unusual and unexpected, where the entire family will rediscover wonder around every corner.


Wheelchair Accessible



For Your Birthday Child

We have two amazing birthday party packages for you to choose from, creating an experience that is memorable, easy to plan, and will delight the special birthday child. Best of all, we do all the work for you! From our helpful group services team that will guide you through the planning process, to downloadable invitations and setup and cleanup, all you need to do is show up and have a great time! Did we mention we've teamed up with a super star baker? You can also get a Ripley's custom cake made just for your Birthday child!

The Special Event Venue

Imagine hosting your event with the backdrop of the Black Hole, Babe Ruth sports memorabilia, or even outer space! Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square makes that possible. We are New York's newest attraction located in the heart of Times Square, where the world's most remarkable and outrageous collection of natural, scientific, artistic, and human curiosities are showcased. Located on 42nd Street, Ripley's Believe It or Not! is the ideal New York City event location to host your unique event. Immerse yourself in the energy and excitement of Times Square while Ripley's entertains, amazes and fascinates your guests! Whether you are looking for an intimate cocktail event, a meeting space, or even a wedding party venue - we have an event location that will suit your needs. Let your imagination create the most memorable and unbelievable event ever!

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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Riggs Ward Design (RWD) is an award-winning experience planning and design studio headquartered in historic Richmond, Virginia. Over the past 24 years, we have provided experience design, strategic master planning, interpretive planning, research, content analysis, and storyline development for museums, universities, corporations, and cultural institutions. RWD’s services also include exhibit ephemera, books, and fundraising campaign materials.

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