'Fall' in Love with NYC This Season
With a crisp nip to the air and a fresh pace on the streets, autumn is a special time in New York City. And with exciting new events and attractions like Madame Tussauds After Dark -; "The Haunting" and the new exhibitions at Discovery Times Square, fall is one of the best times to visit. This season, you can ride the LIRR for savings of up to 40% with the LIRR's New York City Getaways to many venues, including these:
Madame Tussauds After Dark -; "The Haunting" Halloween Themed Nights
For eight nights only, Madame Tussauds After Dark awakens Times Square's restless souls for THE HAUNTING. Tread the wax museum's corridors in unnerving darkness and feel chills run up your spine as hundreds of sinister eyes follow your every move. See why Madame Tussauds is notorious for terrifying paranormal activity, especially at night. Is there life after dark? You be the judge. Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 20-23 & Oct. 27-30, 9:00 P.M.-Midnight.
CSI: The Experience, New at Discovery Times Square
Do you have what it takes to solve a mystery? CSI: The Experience, is an interactive exhibit that will put your investigative skills to the test. Guests will be immersed in the scientific world of forensic analysis and use the skills they learn along the way to try and solve a crime mystery. Through hands-on activities featuring real equipment and multimedia presentations, guests will use scientific inquiry, forensics, toxicology and more, in order to understand the significance of each scientific discipline involved in cracking crimes.
Dead Sea Scrolls, Opening Oct 28 at Discovery Times Square
Take a fascinating archaeological journey through the Holy Land. This rare exhibit features the famed Dead Sea Scrolls, a stone from the Western Wall from the Second Temple in Jerusalem and more than 500 never-before-seen artifacts from biblical times. Experience firsthand the traditions, beliefs and iconic objects of ancient Israel that impact world religions today.
Go Ahead Scream....It Won't Matter! Blood Manor is a first class Haunted Attraction comprised of approximately 5,000 square feet of themed rooms, corridors, and a labyrinth of passageways designed to maximize one's fears. The journey through Blood Manor is not a ride. It's on foot. Blood Manor is designed to be intense, creepy and "scream inducing". It is NOT recommended for children under 14 years of age.
Who do you want to meet? With over 200 life-like celebrities from the worlds of film, TV, history, politics, music, and sports, you can take photos and get up close and personal with your favorites. But the fun doesn't stop there. Madame Tussauds new Cinema 4D Theater is the most interactive theater of its kind in NYC. Experience the 4th dimension of 3D with the latest in special effects. You'll feel like you are actually in the film itself with wind, snow, action, and thrilling surprises. Scare yourself silly in SCREAM! This live-action attraction transports you to the settings of three iconic horror films. Learn about the history of Madame Tussauds and some trade secrets of how wax figures look so real with a "Behind the Scenes" interactive exhibit.
There are always exciting things to see and do in New York City, and the LIRR is the best way to get there.