Times Square Museum & Visitor Center
1560 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
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Housed in the landmarked Embassy Theater, which was the world’s first newsreel theater, the nearly 6,000 square-foot Visitor Center now also includes a free mini-museum with unique exhibits that tell the story of Times Square.
- The “Times Square Spectacular” show, featuring the New Year’s Eve Centennial Ball, which stood atop One Times Square in 2007, and simulates the New Year’s Eve countdown every hour, on the hour, the 05, 25, and 45.
- A confetti Wishing Wall, where visitors can write wishes for the upcoming year to be added to the two tons of confetti that will fall on Times Square at midnight on New Year’s Eve
- Video highlights of Times Square’s past and present
- A Broadway exhibit with hats from iconic Broadway shows
- A Fantasy and Desire exhibit featuring a restored “Peep-O-Rama” sign from 42nd Street’s last peep show, along with three show booths, which now showcase videos on the history of Times Square