Christmas Comes Early During the 'Oddest Summer on Record' at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

07/25/13 From 9am 234 W. 42nd St. Map

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square becomes a modern “Miracle on 42nd Street” as the Odditorium hosts Christmas in July with indoor ice skating, Christmas carolers, a visit from Santa & more. The first 200 children to arrive will receive a “present” from Santa – a Ripley’s Believe It or Not! book to take home. Brave the heat and bare your best “ugly Christmas sweater” & receive half-priced admission to Ripley’s Times Square that day.

Indoor ice skating begins at 9am.

Definitely Dickens Carolers & Santa will be at Ripley’s from 12-5pm.

A full list of events and promotions happening throughout Ripley’s “Oddest Summer on Record” can be viewed online.


Additional Info: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is the oddest place in NYC! Ripley's features an extensive collection of more than 500 unusual, bizarre and astonishing oddities, ranging from the 24 shrunken heads, to a six-legged cow, and a 3,197 lb. meteorite. Ripley's is the embodiment of one man's endless fascination with our world, illustrating his belief that fact is stranger than fiction. Be in awe of these weird and unusual artifacts in over twenty themed galleries, compassing two floors. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium appeals to basic human curiosity and desire to know more about the strange and unusual that exists in this world. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is located at 234 W. 42nd St. between Seventh & Eighth Avenues. It is open 365 days a year, from 9am-1am, with the last ticket being sold at 12:00 midnight. Ripley's Times Square is handicapped accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the admission desk on a first-come, first-served basis. Since a number of the exhibits are priceless and simply cannot be replaced if damaged, there is no outside food, bubble gum or beverages allowed inside. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium is available to host private & corporate events, as well as groups including schools and camps. Competitive group pricing is available for parties of 15 or more and only available to those who book in advance. Guided tours are available. To schedule a guided tour or for more information please call 212-398-3133.

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