New York City

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

 
The world’s most fascinating, exciting, and educational attraction has redefined “extraordinary” with its new interactive exhibits and never-before-seen artifacts! With more than 20 themed galleries and over 500 objects, a visit to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square is the obvious choice for groups who want to experience something different and wildly entertaining. Photography welcome and encouraged! Ripley’s is not just an attraction, but a place where students can discover the world of wonder! For more information about planning a day trip or overnight trip to our museum attraction, please visit our website.
 
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Contact Info
Address: 234 W. 42nd St., btw. 7th & 8th Aves., New York, NY 10036. New York County.
Tel: 212-398-3133.
Hrs: Daily, See website.
 
SCHOOL
A visit to Ripley’s Times Square is more educational than you might expect, with exhibits that allow students to explore the science and history behind some of nature’s strangest oddities. Group rates are available. When booking, ask about our tour and food combos, as well as items such as souvenirs, tour books, and trivia kits. The online educator’s guide provides handouts, homework assignments, and applicable state learning standards for your class’s visit to Ripley’s Times Square.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 212-398-3133.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff:
Registration: Phone, Email, Fax.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: PD.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Science, Social Studies.
Topics Covered:
 
 
SCOUTS
Scouts will have an educational and unforgettable time as they explore the science and history behind some of nature’s strangest oddities. Group rates are available. Ask about our Scout Kit, which includes a trivia card and unique patch.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 212-398-3133.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff:
Registration: Phone, Email, Fax.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: PD.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Art, Science.
Topics Covered:
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschool students will have an educational and unforgettable time as they explore the science and history behind some of nature’s strangest oddities. Group rates are available. When booking, ask about our tour and food combos. An online educator’s guide is also available. 
 
Contact Info
Phone: 212-398-3133.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-2 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff:
Registration: Phone, Email, Fax.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: PD.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Science, Social Studies.
Topics Covered:
 

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