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VR World NYC

4 E 34th St, New York City, NY 10016-4333
+1 347-915-5802
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Virtual Reality Experience in New York City
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VR WORLD NYC is the largest Virtual Reality Entertainment Destination in North America and the Western Hemisphere. Located two doors away from the Empire State Building, VR WORLD NYC features over 50 experiences ranging from games to art and short film. VR WORLD NYC brings the best of virtual reality experiences and entertainment to the public, creating a sense of community around Virtual Reality through the fusion of culture and technology in a friendly and exciting space. VR WORLD NYC - one world multiple destinations, limitless adventures. Navigate in space • Be an elite hacker • Climb mount Kilimanjaro • Draw in 3D • Shoot alien scum • Survive the zombie apocalypse • Kill hordes of ogres • Be a gourmet chef • Fight a pro-boxer • Board Apollo 11 • Swim with the sharks • Manipulate time • Discover DNA • Explore the Orion Nebula • Breath in Amazon • Blow up robots • Race Formula One • Enjoy a drink and have fun!
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4 E 34th St, New York City, NY 10016-4333
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+1 347-915-5802
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read some pretty poor reviews, but it was raining in NYC and we got just there after VR World opened. Its a great way to spend a couple of hours, we got to go on every game we wanted and never waited. I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited with 11 year old. We both had a lot of fun. Have been holiday weekend so bot much people. We're able to play everything multiple times. You can buy discounted tickets online with discount. Have fun!

1  Thank skosyak
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came two weeks ago. Four adults and 4 kids. The kids were really excited going there. However, the place was extremely crowded and during our 2 hours stay each kid "enjoyed" around 3 games. We spent most our evening waiting on line. All kids...More

1  Thank LiaBe2017
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VRWorldNYC, Guest Relations Manager at VR World NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the feedback. However, we are sorry you had to experience wait times. With over 50 experiences to choose we offer various entertainment options to help maximize your time within all three floors at VR World. Sometimes we admit this is difficult to achieve...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I went with my kid but I’d totally go again with my friends. Reminds me of the old Times Square days with the arcade vibe but totally present dated with the VR. I most enjoyed boxing. Broke a sweat! My daughter most enjoyed the typical...More

1  Thank SweetBlue007
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Searched for an activity for our teen (13) and VR World did not disappoint. We came with the whole family and everyone had a good time. Our 2 hours was just right for us (M,D,&S) but if you have a large family, have more time,...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t go - they overcharged us and were rude when we pointed it out. Every game was at least 2 years old and all of the ‘shoot em up’ variety. Misogynist old fashioned expensive experience and rude ignorant staff. They promised us a refund as...More

1  Thank Ddriftwood
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Jessica G, Guest Relations Manager at VR World NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Apologies you didn't have an enjoyable experience. VR World offers a wide variety of rotating mixed media entertainment beyond gaming. We have an entire floor dedicated to highlighting the best artists and industry leaders in 360 art, music, documentary and...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We visited here as we have VR at home and are interested in advancements in the technology. First- the good. Excellent variety of VR games and options. They have something for everyone from simple kid-type games, so sporting games to fighting and zombie type games....More

1  Thank Chantelle_and_Owen
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Jessica G, Guest Relations Manager at VR World NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback, the good and the constructive. First off we are thrilled that you were able to experience many of the VR activations and you had an easy process with purchasing. VR Bar will temporarily be closed in...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I purchased tickets online for 4/3. They had us wait in a raw unfinished building. We waited over two hours and told us the wait may be another two hours. The person at door promised to refund tickets and they still have not refunded our...More

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Jessica G, Public Relations Manager at VR World NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Apologies your experience did not meet your expectations. VR World NYC does provide refunds. If you come back we will gladly take care of this. In addition tickets are valid for 30 days upon purchase to return on a different date. We try our best...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Booked online as something to do as my wife was going to the theatre, arrived at 7pm to a fair sized queue, was told we had to queue to get in even though we’d already paid, luckily it wasn’t raining even though it was cold....More

Thank Damian S
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Jessica G, Public Relations Manager at VR World NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Apologies your experience did not meet your expectations. We try our best to provide every guest with a rewarding experience at VR World. Sometimes the venue can become extremely busy, especially during holiday season. We are constantly working on ensuring visitors have the best time....More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I came to VR World today for my first virtual reality experience, the staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, they had so many different types of games and experiences, the whole family really enjoyed themselves, cant wait for our next visit!

1  Thank Aaron W
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Leslieann71
10 April 2018|
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Response from SarahX15 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in Christmas holiday, it was OK, not very long queue but two hours seems not enough for kids to play
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Ginger C
15 February 2018|
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Response from Leo T | Property representative |
VR World is for ticketed guests only. You have to buy a ticket to come in. Our VR experiences curated with something to do for everyone including active and passive experiences from gaming to short film and VR art. In fact... More
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alemargo
24 January 2018|
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Response from Leo T | Property representative |
VR World has two admission tiers - 2 hour pass for $39 and an All Day pass for $59. Special features are extra. Currently, one can experience Moveo, the only 360º space flight simulator available exclusively at VR World... More
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