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New York City's Official Visitor Information Center

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Address: 810 Seventh Avenue,between 52nd & 53rd Streets, New York City, NY 10019
Phone Number:
+1 212-484-1200
09:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

The Official NYC Information Center in Times Square provides visitors with...

The Official NYC Information Center in Times Square provides visitors with guides, maps, pamphlets, brochures, coupons and discounts pertaining to all there is to do and see in the City, with a bilingual staff available for further guidance. Located on Broadway Plaza between 44th and 45th Streets, the center is convenient to many Midtown attractions, and it is also at the intersection of many subway stops, enabling you to hop on a train and head just about anywhere after picking up all the info you need about the five boroughs.

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"Fear Not!" (The "Official Story," however is a "Great Deception" - ref. David Hooper's film "Anatomy of a Great Dec..")

The 9/11 Memorial, while aesthetically attractive, is an insult to the memories of the NEARLY 3,000 who died during the "False Flag" attack in NYC on 9/11/01, Freunden.

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Lew W
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A tour on the history of rockfeller center to avoid. A tour on the base and outside the premises with information easily finding in any tourist guide. Only for spend time waiting to visit the top of the building.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The 9/11 Memorial, while aesthetically attractive, is an insult to the memories of the NEARLY 3,000 who died during the "False Flag" attack in NYC on 9/11/01, Freunden.

Thank Lew W
South Carolina
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Sadly, our NYC vacation is over. Had a great time thanks to the Visitor's Information Center. They provided great advises for things to do and where to eat.

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Being our first time in New York, we went to the visitor center to gather some information. The lady who gave us advice was so nice and helpful. She took time to talk about the different attraction, gave us some special tips according to what we liked to do. Make sure you stop there before starting visiting New York because... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

No longer there ! It is not located at 810 between 52-53st where is it nobody knows !dhshsshshxhshshxhzbzbzbzhzbzbzbzbsbzbzbzzbbzbzbzbzzbsnz

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Just explored new York City myself went to my art museum metropolitan museum of art n time square n new York public library

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

Closed - was told it going though renovation and will reopen in about 6 months. Was advised to visit the NYC Information Center located in Macys on 34th street.

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Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

If you plan a visit to New York City, the New York City's Office is a great place to start. Contact them ahead of time to get a wealth of information to plan your visit.

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Pflugerville, Tx
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Reviewed 14 November 2014

FYI..We found this address on 7th Ave & were handed a flyer that said the Visitor Information Center had moved. They are now located inside Macy's at Herald Square, 151 W. 34th Street (between 7th Avenue & Broadway). We did not visit the location as we did not have time to get back on the Subway to go there. Flyer... More 

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

Having been born and bred in Long Island City, Queens, New York -- 40 years worth -- I don't know that I ever visited the New York City's Official Visitor Information Center. However, I loved growing up in NYC; went to high school in Brooklyn and College in uptown Manhattan. I then worked on Madison Avenue for many years. My... More 

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