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You’ve seen Captain America in the movies, but you’ve never seen him like this before...

Come to Ripley’s New York to see him for yourself!

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10 Secret Facts about Easter!

Easter is right around the corner, which everyone knows is the time for chocolate bunnies and brightly colored jellybeans. But how well do you really know the Easter Bunny? Here are the top ten little known facts about Easter and the Easter Bunny. Believe It or not!

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Day Light Saving

Starting March 10, 2016 we will be open from 9am- 1 AM! If you are looking for a new and different activity, why not stop by?

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Odor-Eaters® National Rotten Sneaker Contest® Returns To The Big Apple!

The annual Odor Eaters National Rotten Sneaker Contest is set to take place at 10 a.m., March 8, 2016 at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Times Square

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World Sword Swallowers Day at Ripley's

The average person swallows about 600 times per day - 350 while awake, 200 while eating and about 50 times while asleep. On Saturday, February 27, 2016 Ripley’s Believe It or Not! will pay tribute to the ancient art of sword swallowing by holding free sword swallowing performances in the lobby.

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Play Fair NY - February 13 & 14, 2016

The first ever Play Fair comes to the Javits Center on February 13-14 in New York City! Play Fair will feature the best of toys, games, and family entertainment - Comic Con for Kids!

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Presents World's Largest Matchstick Train

The Largest Ripley’s attraction in the US, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, proudly welcomes the WORLD’S LARGEST MATCHSTICK MODEL TRAIN ON JULY 29th.

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The Best New Year’s Eve Party In NYC!

Ring in the New Year at Times Square’s most unbelievable Party! For full event details and tickets please visit

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The Best Halloween Party In NYC!

Celebrate the season of scare at Times Square’s most unbelievable attraction! Experience a Halloween party like you never experienced before. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square’s Halloween Party will be full of mystifying performances, haunting exhibits, delicious food, plenty of drink and dark surprises around every corner.

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Odor-Eaters® National Rotten Sneaker Contest® Turns 40!

The annual contest is the ultimate test of just how offensive shoes can get. Sneakers are judged based on odor, interior and exterior shoe condition, and of course the story of how their sneakers ended up so dirty and smelly. Seven kids, ages 6-15 from across the country, whose sneakers have won in regional contests will compete. But only one child will take home the “coveted” national prize.

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