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Museum of Sex, New York City
(1.6/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Museum of Sex is dedicated to preserving the history of human sexuality. Approaching the topic from a scholarly point of view, the museum puts the history of sexuality into a larger social context with exhibits like U.S. Patent Office Sex Inventions. Gain insight into every aspect of sex, from methods to taboos. Enjoy an aphrodisiac snack from the cafe, such as chocolates or a specialty drink. By using our New York City tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Museum of Sex and other attractions in New York City.
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  • Been last year with a friend and it was OK. Went back with my boyfriend yesterday and it was rubbish. Staff are so so rude. You pay $3 each to go on the "booby bouncy castle" for 2 minutes. The rude a...  more »
  • This was a badly run place. It was a bad experience from start to finish. The staff messed it up every step of the way. First, they said that I should line up at the register to purcahse a ticket. Aft...  more »
  • I knew in advance that this museum did not deserve the penalty, but we had little time in the city and we needed an entry pass to spend, so it is was the only viable option that we had, to start if you're backpacking you'll have to pay $2 for backpack to leave it in a closet (not quite understand why they don't give you reasons, or have nothing that can damage) after the Museum are three small rooms, and when I say small they are small, one with diverse utensils of sex, one with images and some retro video porn, and another with sex of animals, and by jumping on the trampoline charge you $ 3 and also ask for an identification of the Government! Send coj *! As the entrance is pleasant, in prestigious museums like the MET or ask you to take off your backpack or identification or anything, and there's that much art and of much value, and this is a m * are with very silly protecting not is that, that really there's nothing, don't waste your time here.
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  • I didn't actually go inside the museum but I've heard rave reviews from my friends. I did go into their shop though and they have a nice selection. There are a lot of shop attendants around to answer your questions about the various products, and they're very knowledgeable about each one. I'd love to get the chance to actually visit the museum section next trip! Their toys are pricey though, but it's a good place to get a feel of the products you're looking for.
  • DO NOT GO! This is not a museum, at all! This place isn't even worth one star. Have you ever been to a museum about the size of three apartments? When you enter, there's no museum, it's a freaking sex/gift shop, and they want you to buy buy buy. Then you have to buy tickets, $20, spendy. (Almost the same price as metropolitan museum, but even metropolitan's bathrooms are more interesting than this place). The so-called museum has only 3 floors with very limited space. Almost all things you find there can be found on the internet, and you will just be watching some old porn clips and pictures with some misleading ambiguous side notes. Like WTF. There consist no actual museum-ish stuffs, neither it's educational enough. And they charge you extra, you heard me, extra, to experience this boob jumping thing, and the thing is just a freaking plastic held fake boob thing. The thing is old, worn, worthless and with bunch of duct tapes on it. Right, they don't even bother making it look new for you. Yep, you pay extra and they only let you stay there for 2min. And everyone should figure it's just about the duration people take pictures with each other. That's right, they want you to take pictures and advertise for them, once you do that, you are out. Then as you exit the museum, guess what. Yep, you are back to the sex/gift shop, oh boy better you spend more money huh?!. This is one of those places with shiny flashy outfit but empty inside, no solid content, nor enough content, shallow, hollow. So DO NOT GO there, it's not a museum at all! Complete waste of time and money.
  • Santos is rude, disrespectful, and an utter disgrace to customer service. My friend and I hadn't been in there for even 3 minutes before Santos decided to demand my friend's attention in a manner that can only be described as, calling one's dog. We were unable to enjoy this museum on our first trip to New York, due to Santos' disgusting tone and behavior.
  • Terrible museum. It's the size of my apartment, two rooms. Some educational fotos and lots of reading everywhere. Only decent thing is the toy shop. Waste of money and time
  • The museum was much smaller then expected. Majority of the place was very dim lit so it was impossible to read any of the information provided on the walls. After paying $20.00 per person, which I felt should have included everything, they charge you additional fees (i.e- the booby bounce and jump area) $3/pp for 2 minutes which I was told they never charged before. This place is ridiculous. After wanting to go for so long- I was very disappointed.