A visit to Ripley's Times Square in New York City will impact and excite your students in an unbelievable way! As one of New York City's most popular attractions, 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 take our word for it! Teachers, schedule a free tour of the museum for you and three guests to see if it works for your students! Simply send an email to and request a walkthrough of the museum. 


Ripley's is Oddly Educational!

Ripley's Times Square allows students of all ages to discover and explore with an open mind as the world is brought to them. From understanding diversity to 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 museum. 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 compliment 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. Each visit to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square supports the Common Core in the following subject areas:

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

Our guides have been developed to complement and enhance classroom visits, and help teachers make learning fun and engaging.  Downloadable materials include:

  • Classroom Activities
  • Essential Questions relating to your Ripley's visit
  • Engaging Handouts for students
  • Unique Homework Assignments


Special School/Camp Group Rates:

   Students (13-17): $15.99
   Children (4-12): $13.99


Prices are per person. They do not include tax and are only available to groups of 15 or more that book & pay in advance.  


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 Kit Package: scavenger hunt card and shark tooth necklace $3.00 per person
  • Explorer Trivia Kit: scavenger hunt card, shark tooth necklace and guide book $6.00 per person
  • Fossil Kit: Dinosaur dig project and shark tooth necklace $5.00 per person
  • Scout Kit: Shark tooth necklace, 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 package with Lucky Strike Bowling Lounge. Packages start at just $23. Call for details.



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*To qualify for School pricing, you must schedule your visit in advance.

Call our helpful Group Sales Team at 212-398-3133, email or fill out our School Inquiry Form now to get exclusive rates for your school.


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