VR Experience NYC: Where to Find Virtual Reality in New York

Virtual reality is the latest, greatest way to unwind and have fun in the digital age. NYC has some incredible ways to experience it. More than just a video game or a movie, VR transports your mind into an entirely new world. Check out these VR experiences, from film to gaming.

Best of NYC Virtual Reality: IMAX VR Experience Centre at AMC Kips Bay 15 (Midtown East)

The IMAX VR Experience Centre at this AMC is like nothing you’ve seen before. It combines 360 degree sounds with enthralling 3D visuals that will make you think you’re in an entirely different world. No corners are cut at AMC with the state-of-the-art virtual reality technology in use and the partnering with filmmakers from some of your favorite movies—think Captain America, Fast & Furious, and Now You See Me—to create new visual masterpieces. 570 Second Ave., 212-447-0638,

Best of NYC Virtual Reality: Coney Island Carnival Carnage 7D Game (Midtown West)

Coney Island Carnival Carnage 7D Game

Think 3D is thrilling? Try 7D. For the first time ever, Madame Tussauds New Yorkk welcomes Coney Island Carnival Carnage. Guests become fully immersed in a carnival adventure, playing against friend and family in a unique 7D multi-sensory interactive gaming experience. Experience the thrill of a roller coaster, the Wheel of Misfortune, and the excitement of a state-of-the-art laser blasting game all at once. 234 W. 42nd St., 866-841-3505,

Best of NYC Virtual Reality: Escape Virtuality (Chelsea)

Escape Virtuality is a entertainment complex offering both VR experiences and immersive escape rooms. Enhanced VR platforms put you behind the wheel, on the ledge, and in the jungle of the most realistic VR games. For VR escape games, you'll find six options, for a broad range of challenges. 130 W. 29th St.,

Best of NYC Virtual Reality: Harry Potter New York Store (Flatiron District)

A duo of full-sensory VR adventures await at Harry Potter New York. "Chaos at Hogwarts" will let you journey through Hogwarts Castle and cast spells with your wand to immobilize Pixies. "Wizards Take Flight" will let you escape through the clouds and soar over the Black Lake towards Hogwarts Castle where you can fly freely around the magical grounds. 935 Broadway,

Best of NYC Virtual Reality: BLAST 7-D (American Dream Mall)

blast american dream 7-d

Just a blink from NYC on the New Jersey side you’ll find the American Dream mall, home to the largest indoor theme park in North America and all kinds of other attractions. Among your options is the world's first fully interactive and fully immersive 7D ride. BLAST 7-D will let you experience the thrill of flying, diving, jumping, and falling—all while blasting evil villains through different worlds and  competing for the high score. 7D takes 3D and adds the hyper-realistic feeling of acceleration, motion, and wind. There are 5 unique ride themes, bringing up to 2Gs of force in full-motion seats. Open 7 days. 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford, NJ,

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