Discovery Times Square

Discovery Times Square

Museum and History Museum
Theater District, New York
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  • Moe F.
    Moe FerraraJuly 20, 2014
    the Avengers STATION is almost more for the 30s crowd than the kids. A lot of fun, though be prepared for lines for some aspects of the exhibit. Well worth the money and a must-see for Marvel fans!!
  • John T.
    John ThrasherJanuary 13, 2013
    Harry Potter Exhibition is a must-see for even a casual Harry Potter fan. Get up close to the horcruxes and deathly hallows. Get sorted by the Sorting Hat. Excellent exhibit.
  • Salwa K.
    Salwa KhanDecember 18, 2012
    Saw the Harry Potter film exhibition. Really neat if you love Harry potter--lots of original costumes and props from the movie. Not necessarily worth the $30 entrance fee if you're not a die hard fan
  • Claire
    ClaireJanuary 20, 2013
    Its worth spending the $7 on the audio tour but buy stuff online, not the gift shop. The markup is mind blowing. $180 for a book that's $45 online. No photos rule ruins some fun, but a good exhibit.
  • Erik C.
    Erik CintronJanuary 6, 2011
    this exhibit is here for a limited time and it was maze of mystery and awesome artifacts from b.c. Times and the music and layout made u feel like u were in those took 1 1/2 to get through
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkDecember 17, 2015
    In honor of the new Star Wars movie, come out to the Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition for more than 70 preserved original costumes from the first two Star Wars trilogies. $27. Read more
  • Lisa V.
    Lisa VignaFebruary 21, 2012
    Always interesting exhibits! Saw Harry Potter over the summer. Going to see the CSI tonite and the Dead Sea Scrolls before April 15. FYI: Cake Boss bakery on lower level near souvenirs is a must try!
  • Blanca A.
    Blanca AcevedoJune 18, 2014
    Check out the costumes and interactive exhibits from the Marvel films and the TV show "Marvel's Agents OF S.H.I.E.LD". Captain America and Iron Man were my favorites!
  • Nicholas R.
    Nicholas RMay 28, 2011
    Harry Potter is cool for major fanatics, but it's also very touristy! Pompeii keeps the tourists (albeit less than Potter), but offers a more fulfilling experience.
  • Andres C.
    Andres CalderonSeptember 2, 2014
    We saw the avengers station exhibit and we liked it a lot. Especially the hulk and iron man exhibit.
  • Carmen C.
    Carmen CJanuary 27, 2011
    The King Tut exhibit is well worth the visit. The exhibit provides a myriad of treasures of the late King, from big ones to small ones. I was shocked at the amount of time I actually spent in there.
  • Bradley C.
    Bradley CarterJanuary 1, 2012
    Check out the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition while it's around, but be sure to block off about two hours for it. It takes a while to see everything with the crowd.
  • Marissa B.
    Marissa BJuly 16, 2011
    Harry Potter was short, but cool if you are a fan. Muggles would probably be bored. Crowded though. Don't feel you have walk in line among the other lemmings. Pompeii was great! Combo tix save $.
  • Walter F. R.
    Walter F. RodriguezOctober 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    I'm working as the Head Artifact Handler here for the Harry Potter Exhibition and it is an amazing experience! Come check it out. :)
  • Mitchell L.
    Mitchell LivingstonDecember 6, 2015
    The Star Wars costume exhibit is impressive enough to almost make you forgive the prequels.
  • Sharon B.
    Sharon B.August 9, 2014
    The Marvel Avengers exhibit was awesome! I shall go again sometime soon. Loved it!
  • Walter F. R.
    Walter F. RodriguezApril 16, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    You ever have one of those days where you're forced to deal with a giant spider, a centaur, and a phoenix? Today is one of those days.
  • Jason F.
    Jason FlattJune 16, 2013
    Lego exhibit so awesome. A bit short but so worth it for the kid in you. Look at them from different angles and distances
  • Ashley A.
    Ashley AvolaJuly 27, 2013
    The Art of the Brick exhibit is so amazing to see, but very short. I'm not sure it's worth $22.
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 21, 2010
    Check out kid-friendly exhibits (like King Tut NYC) right in Times Square. Reserve tickets to avoid long lines, and eat before you enter – no food or drink is allowed. Powered by
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RMay 31, 2013
    Their exhibits beat other nyc museums anyway plus they sometimes have specials on tickets
    THIRTEENNovember 25, 2011
    THIRTEEN members receive 15% off tickets to Pompeii The Exhibit: Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius. Members use code PBSPTE when ordering tickets. Restrictions apply. Read more
  • Dave
    DaveSeptember 14, 2010
    Just went to the King Tut Exhibit with my family and it was amazing!! I'm not sure how the people below can even compare this exhibit to the Met, this is the only one with artifacts from his tomb!
  • Nicole H.
    Nicole HenningerJuly 11, 2011
    Pompeii was definitely worth the money for those who will never see the real city. Harry Potter was overly crowded and shorter than expected, but was ok. I don't know if I'd do the HP exhibit again.
  • Anyuli G.
    Anyuli GuevaraSeptember 4, 2013
    It's an amazing exhibition, no words, perfect.
  • Larry R.
    Larry RubinJune 4, 2012
    Try the laser room and try to dodge the beams; then take your spy picture right outside of it!
  • Natalie M.
    Natalie MJuly 31, 2015
    The hunger games exhibit is sooo much better then the avengers one. Go for the hunger games if you have to pick one!
    Examiner.comApril 7, 2011
    A city that was buried in ash for over 1,500 years. Get a fascinating glimpse into the ancient city. Read more
  • Luiz Filipe M.
    Luiz Filipe MachadoAugust 3, 2011
    The exhibits here are not just as in a museum. Discovery makes them more interactive
  • Emily R.
    Emily RossSeptember 14, 2010
    The King Tut Exhibit was fascinating! So beautifully presented and well done. Looking forward to more exhibits at Discovery TSX!
  • Michael C.
    Michael CollinsSeptember 14, 2010
    Had such a great time at the exhibit with my friends & fam. Traveled all the way from Boston to go and it was well worth it!
  • Tara L.
    Tara LewisNovember 27, 2014
    Great food . Kitchen open till 2am. Lifesaver!
  • Ahmad M.
    Ahmad MesawaMay 21, 2013
    Mind blowing exhibit "Body World's" is phenomenon.
  • Tamara D.
    Tamara DuffyMarch 16
    Great place for a fun thing to do on the weekend. Try groupon for a deal.
  • Ricardo L.
    The Star Wars Exhibit is great! Make sure you get on time!
  • TC C.
    TC ConwayJanuary 16, 2014
    Step back in time and relive the Klondike gold rush!
  • Andre R.
    Andre Rocher 📱July 14, 2015
    Bodies. Very interesting exposition.
  • Jason B.
    Jason BrewDecember 30, 2015
    Check out the Star Wars Power of Costume exhibit while it lasts
  • Mel
    MelAugust 12, 2011
    Pompeii exhibit is a MUST. Very well done and moving.
  • Lily J.
    Lily JungJuly 7
    The Hunger Games exhibit was good if you have seen the movies. It was mostly about the costumes.
  • Lindsey C.
    Lindsey CollinsJuly 12, 2015
    Body works was very interesting! A learning experience for the entire family!
  • ZenFoodster Eats
    ZenFoodster EatsMay 27, 2012
    Gotta come see the Terracota soldiers before they leave back home to China in August!
  • Anthony R.
    Anthony RuizFebruary 11, 2013
    The Harry Potter exhibit is photos allowed sadly :(
  • Ketrin L.
    Ketrin LekaApril 10, 2011
    Pompeii the exhibit: Life and death in the shadow of Vesuvius is great.
  • Erika A.
    Star wars exhibition! Kids had a good time! Not an interactive atraction!
  • Kayleigh S.
    Kayleigh SaccoJuly 23, 2015
    If you are a Hunger Games fan, the exhibit at DTS is a must.
  • Dana P.
    Dana ParkerJanuary 29, 2015
    Interesting exhibits, but kinda quiet on a Wednesday
  • Amy Lee P.
    Amy Lee PearsallNovember 9, 2010
    If you're going to use the burial mask in promo materials, include it in the exhibit!!!
  • Yan P.
    Yan POctober 5, 2013
    Never pay retail. There is usually a discount or Groupon available.
  • Jose L.
    Jose LoweNovember 11, 2011
    Second time for the CSI the experience. I hope the students will like it.
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