VR World NYC in New York, NY

8 East 34th Street, NY NY 10016New York, NY 10016
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Who knew you could transport yourself to alien worlds, mountaintops, or animated adventures from Midtown Manhattan? At VR World, you can do exactly that. Put on a headset and immerse yourself in a new world filled with excitement, movement, sounds, and ultimately, fun. From games to artistic experiences, VR World allows you to interact a whole new reality right from the heart of NYC.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • Virtual reality experiences last between 5 and 10 minutes depending on the experience chosen.
  • VR World offers more than 50 virtual reality experiences to choose from.
  • Located: 8 East 34th Street New York, NY.
  • Beverages are available for purchase.
  • Guests must be over the age of 9 years old to participate.
  • 3 levels of fun!


from VR World NYC
VR World® is North America’s largest mixed reality entertainment venue with over 50 immersive VR experiences from art and film to gaming and multiplayer features, steps away from New York City’s Empire State Building. Merging culture with cutting edge tech, VR World creates an experience that is rooted in bringing people together. A destination for engaging human interaction and brand immersion, where thousands come to play, drink, and explore together.

Floors: 3 levels of fun
Square Footage: 10,000
Age Requirements: Children must be 9+ years of age. 21+ only after 7 PM
Some experiences require physical movements.
World-class bar and sprawling cocktail lounge

Address: 8 East 34th Street New York, NY 10016

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Frequently Asked Questions about VR World NYC

What is virtual reality?
With the help of computer technology, virtual reality (VR) is an immersive experience in which users are teleported into a 3D World. The senses of hearing, touch, and vision are stimulated in the interactive world which the computer is the gatekeeper of. The users’ eyes are the guide and every single movement is tracked and the graphics react accordingly.

How does it work?
Users will wear either an Oculus, HTC Vive, or Samsung Gear headset. Each has a set of different experiences and teleports the user into an artificial world where the limitations are endless. Some experiences are completely hands-free and some require the use of controls similar to electronic games.

How many VR experiences can I try?
By purchasing a 1-day pass, guests have unlimited access to the 50+ VR experiences available.

How long is each VR experience?
Depending on the experience chosen, it can last from 5-10 minutes at a time.

Is there an age limit?
Yes. Children must be 9+ years of age.  21+ only after 7 PM

If I am not participating, do I still need a ticket?
Yes. Every individual who enters VR World must purchase a ticket.

What are the hours of operation?
VR World is open Tuesday-Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Monday and Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Are food and drinks available to purchase?
Yes. Guests may purchase from a wide selection of non-alcoholic drinks, beer, wine, and liquor. No food at this time. Outside food and beverages are not permitted inside the attraction.

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