Discovery Times Square, New York City

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Discovery Times Square houses traveling exhibits right in the center of New York City. In the basement of the former New York Times Building (now the Times Square Building), the museum opened in 2009. Past limited-time exhibits--usually both interactive and educational--have included Body Worlds, Harry Potter, and Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The museum includes two retail shops. The Discovery Store features products relating to the Discovery Channel, while the New York Times Store sells items catering to newspaper lovers. Before you head to New York City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly New York City road trip planning website , to make sure you see all that New York City has to offer, including Discovery Times Square.
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  • Hello, close to Times Square, guests can visit the Star Wars exhibition. Kind regards
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  • beautiful shops and different attractions, travel on foot or by bike, the food is expensive, as sales there this Hell kitchen and food is more accessible and even of taste better not miss it!
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  • Star wars costumes visited to see. But none of us likes so fanatically grunge Star Wars entry ticket is somewhat expensive. Oh, I thought it was a one-time experience going through expensive and.. But like a lot of people seemed to visit the star wars. To see the star wars costumes hellbent on severing the only other companions are. If you visit the Star Wars storyline. It seemed a good experience room
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  • Omg wow I'm speechless this place is so wonderful and beautiful everything is so clean the people are so beautiful and this place is so amazing and nice I wish I was as talented and beautiful like everyone in this place but it is what it is I love this place so much everyone is here is very nice and understanding!!!!
  • Great place to visit . Had a good time
  • I had a very interesting afternoon here -- I spent several hours reading every bit of information that I could about Vikings! The exhibit was very informative and intriguing. I wish that you could go to the restroom halfway through the exhibit, because if you read everything in the exhibit you will have to rush yourself at some point to go out to the main area where the restroom is (and there's no re-entry to the exhibit. ): At first I thought it was unreasonable to charge separate admission for each exhibit, but after realizing how in-depth each exhibit is, I was happy just to spend 3 hours in the Viking one.
  • Wonderful star wars exhibition on when we were there. As a fan I loved it very nostalgic and even my partner who is not so into it found it really interesting. A great rainy day activity.
  • I am a huge Star Wars fan and as such I believe the exhibit itself is outstanding. Learning the history of the costume as it relates to particular scenes or Star Wars eras is a truly powerful experience. However, the customer service in the museum leaves much to be desired. I've been to the exhibit a couple times prior and have never had a problem until my visit on Sunday May 29th, 2016. Apparently the issue was with my handbag, which I've carried with me on all of my other visits but was suddenly now a cause for a scene (as proven by the fact that security was called). Overall the situation should have been handled in a more professional manner the two female employees who escalated the matter were rude and security was useless. It was no way to treat a repeat customer due to their inabilities to decipher what a purse is and what its functions are. I would also like to state for the record that one of the first staff members to check us in clearly stated "that's her satchel it's fine." It was only made an issue by the two random girls who clearly took issue with me personally. Overall this completely ruined the Star Wars experience for me and had it not been for the no refund policy I would have left right then. They had definitely lost my business permanently.

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