Address: 234 W. 42nd St. - 212-398-3133
Ripley’s Times Square has joined forces with the New York Light Saber Academy (NYSLA) once again, offering fans of the epic space opera franchise the opportunity to train under the principles of the Saber Academy during “May the Fourth Be With You” festivities.
Learn light saber techniques and moves made popular in the famous film series from the Masters of the Saber Academy! Classes will be offered every 20 minutes from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Ripley’s 42nd Street Odditorium in Times Square.
Classes are free with paid admission; each Jedi-in-training will receive a light saber and Saber Academy certificate upon completion.
Space is limited; for advance Jedi class reservations, participants must first purchase a ticket online at www.ripleysnewyork.com with the code JEDI to receive $7 off adult admission and $5 off child admission. Online class registration is available now through May 2 at www.ripleysnewyork.com/jedi.
Venue Description: 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.