Discovery Times Square

Discovery Times Square

(Now Closed)
Museum and History Museum
Theater District, New York
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  • 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.
  • 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!!
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mitchell L.
    Mitchell LivingstonDecember 6, 2015
    The Star Wars costume exhibit is impressive enough to almost make you forgive the prequels.
  • 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 $.
  • Sharon B.
    Sharon B.August 9, 2014
    The Marvel Avengers exhibit was awesome! I shall go again sometime soon. Loved it!
  • 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
  • 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. :)
  • 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.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RMay 31, 2013
    Their exhibits beat other nyc museums anyway plus they sometimes have specials on tickets
  • 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
    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
  • 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!
  • 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!
    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
  • Tamara D.
    Tamara DMarch 16, 2016
    Great place for a fun thing to do on the weekend. Try groupon for a deal.
  • Luiz Filipe M.
    Luiz Filipe MachadoAugust 3, 2011
    The exhibits here are not just as in a museum. Discovery makes them more interactive
  • Jason B.
    Jason BrewDecember 30, 2015
    Check out the Star Wars Power of Costume exhibit while it lasts
  • Tara L.
    Tara LewisNovember 27, 2014
    Great food . Kitchen open till 2am. Lifesaver!
  • 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!
  • Ricardo L.
    Ricardo LucianoJanuary 4, 2016
    The Star Wars Exhibit is great! Make sure you get on time!
  • Ahmad M.
    Ahmad MesawaMay 21, 2013
    Mind blowing exhibit "Body World's" is phenomenon.
  • Lindsey C.
    Lindsey CollinsJuly 12, 2015
    Body works was very interesting! A learning experience for the entire family!
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Erika A.
    Erika ArreaJuly 13, 2016
    Star wars exhibition! Kids had a good time! Not an interactive atraction!
  • Lily J.
    Lily JungJuly 7, 2016
    The Hunger Games exhibit was good if you have seen the movies. It was mostly about the costumes.
  • Mel
    MelAugust 12, 2011
    Pompeii exhibit is a MUST. Very well done and moving.
  • ◎exp
    ◎expFebruary 1, 2016
    Star Wars and the Power of Costume Exhibition
  • Anthony R.
    Anthony RuizFebruary 11, 2013
    The Harry Potter exhibit is photos allowed sadly :(
  • 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
  • ZenFoodster
    ZenFoodsterMay 27, 2012
    Gotta come see the Terracota soldiers before they leave back home to China in August!
  • Yan P.
    Yan POctober 5, 2013
    Never pay retail. There is usually a discount or Groupon available.
  • Pedro Paulo Aliperti P.
    The art of the Bricks! Very cool
  • Victoria L.
    Victoria LamJuly 27, 2011
    Got tickets to Harry Potter exhibit for my friend's birthday and she loved it!
  • Ketrin L.
    Ketrin LekaApril 10, 2011
    Pompeii the exhibit: Life and death in the shadow of Vesuvius is great.
  • Wendy
    WendyJuly 16, 2012
    Get the groupon for the terracotta warriors exhibit for half off!
  • George C.
    George CanellisMay 3, 2010
    King Tut exhibit was interesting but a shadow of the exhibit that was at the Met many years ago. All the elaborate gold items you'd expect to see are still in Egypt. Money is better spent elsewhere.
  • Randall
    RandallDecember 16, 2011
    The staff here treats you the opposite of Disney. If you ever want to pay to get treated poorly, this is the place to come.
  • Jose L.
    Jose LoweNovember 11, 2011
    Second time for the CSI the experience. I hope the students will like it.
  • Bryan H.
    Bryan HealyDecember 31, 2010
    A great can't take photos and no backpacks, strollers and shopping bags are allowed. Here in NYC through the middle of January
  • Ashley T.
    Ashley TorresJuly 4, 2016
    Always a cool nerdy place to hang
  • Stephen G.
    Stephen GibsonJuly 24, 2013
    The brick art was just unbelievable.
  • Lucy A.
    Lucy AApril 23, 2011
    Harry Potter exhibit was awesome and fun for adults and kids. Not sure VIP package was worth the $
  • Borja B.
    Borja BurgosDecember 25, 2015
    The Star Wars exhibit was impressive to say the least.
  • Michael F.
    Michael Fox-RabinovitzFebruary 11, 2016
    Went to see the Vikings exhibition, pretty comprehensive as a history overview, just not terribly engaging or exciting
  • Q Events
    Q EventsJune 15, 2013
    This place sucks dont come here if you have children or babies in strollers. They make you leave the stroller and carry baby around for an hour.put my baby on the floor so I can go to the bathroom
  • Kirsten
    KirstenAugust 21, 2010
    Getting the audio is well worth it - adds a lot
  • Brian
    BrianFebruary 8, 2013
    Pay with Amex and get a complimentary audio guide
  • Kelly L.
    Kelly LoveDecember 27, 2011
    Awful experience and awful set up! Too many people was there for three hours and paid a lot of$ to see absolutely nothing! No one had any consideration they need to have staff to move people along!
  • Simon B.
    Simon BlommegårdJune 22, 2013
    The art of the brick is a must see.
  • 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!!!
  • Tamela P.
    Tamela PlaineSeptember 5, 2013
    Saw the Body Worlds exhibit...really good!
  • Britt H.
    Britt HensleyMay 21, 2010
    King Tut exhibit is a waste of time. They don't have anything significantly amazing. And the "mummy" at the end is a disapponting replica. Go to the met instead.
  • Stephen B.
    Stephen BusagwaJune 3, 2012
    Mode of transport(daradara) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • Sachin K.
    Sachin KothariDecember 27, 2013
    Body pulse is really good
  • Kirsten
    KirstenAugust 21, 2010
    Kids' trail is poorly designed. It begins about 2/3 thru the exhibit.
  • Debbie E.
    Debbie ErgasJanuary 27, 2012
    Amazing exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls!
  • Bethel & City Tours
    Bethel & City ToursFebruary 2, 2012
    Running until early February. This exhibit is very intersting.
  • #Sami H.
    #Sami HeadsinkNovember 8, 2012
    @headsink Sang Merdeka of Malaysia, #FFF Fight for freedom, Party, corr pi, corr pi, headsink, headsink, headsink, headsink, yeah.
  • Laura T.
    Laura TeasdaleJuly 28, 2013
    Saw the Nathan Sawaya 'Lego' exhibit...amazing what he can do with Lego!
  • Merz G.
    Merz GMay 26, 2011
    Exhibits are always really interesting.
  • 🏄 Surf dad 🏄
    🏄 Surf dad 🏄November 5, 2010
    Having seen this as a child in the 70s the major head pieces weren't there. My kids liked it very much
  • Numwan W.
    Numwan WannieAugust 17, 2014
    There's no mobile signal in exhibition
  • Adriana V.
    Adriana ValdezFebruary 2, 2012
    Amazing exhibit...
  • chrissy s.
    chrissy spazianoJuly 6, 2014
    Excellent !
  • Jennifer
    JenniferJanuary 21, 2012
    Omg spent 3 hrs in here. Don't go on an empty stomach. Mostly read scriptures
  • Foxglove K.
    Foxglove KayFebruary 3, 2012
    Csi was family fun!
  • Tom C.
    Tom C.January 16, 2013
    Harry Potter exhibit was okay but certainly not worth $30 bucks a ticket.
  • Cindy M.
    Cindy Mancini RodgersSeptember 2, 2011
    Pompeii was a great exhibit.
  • Toby S.
    Toby SrebnikJune 11, 2012
    Enjoyed the spy exhibit.
  • Arman
    ArmanJanuary 18, 2015
    Avengers exhibition!!!
  • Saraya C.
    Saraya CDecember 26, 2011
    Go see the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit!
  • Demetrios L.
    Demetrios LoganNovember 8, 2011
    Was ok not all that amazing
  • Azeem K.
    Azeem KhanOctober 15, 2010
    Check out the 3D movie
  • Novica S.
    Novica SoetedjaSeptember 15, 2011
    mmppppp ......
  • May T.
    May TangJune 25, 2010
    I thought this was a great exhibit.
  • Gabriel A.
    Gabriel AdetoroJune 1, 2010
    Awesome set
  • Jamie W.
    Jamie WeissAugust 6, 2010
    The most outrageously disappointing experience of my life. The 20 minute pointlessly 3D movie doesn't even mention him in any detail. Do not go in with high expectations...
  • Matthew Alexander B.
    Matthew Alexander BoatenJanuary 27, 2010
    Titanic: the artifact exhibition Read more
  • Brandon M.
    Brandon MahaffeyMay 21, 2010
    This sucks, especially if you've been to the Met.
  • David B.
    David BagleyNovember 6, 2010
    Underwhelming. No real mummy, no sarcophagus or burial mask.
  • Paola V.
    Paola ValderramaDecember 22, 2014
    Aunq la exposición de bodys es buena, es mucho más divertida la de ironman
  • Michelle O.
    Michelle OrdazDecember 18, 2014
    Mmm, para mis gustos es normal. De todas formas vale la pena visitarlo.
  • Nika G.
    Nika GSeptember 21, 2015
    Музей-все есть в интернете. Выставка "голодных игр"- для фанатов. Пустая трата времени.
  • Daniela S.
    Daniela SocorroApril 12, 2016
    Está la exposición de trajes de Star Wars: imperdible!!!
  • Alexis P.
    Alexis PolakJanuary 10, 2016
    Excelente la muestra de Star Wars
  • Pablo M.
    Pablo MoreiraAugust 4, 2014
    Vale a pena conferir ... Impressionante arte
  • Adilene N.
    Adilene NhFebruary 3, 2016
    Muy buena la exposición de star wars !!!
  • SarkASStiKo A.
    buenas expos
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