Whether you’re itching to visit Monica and Rachel’s apartment in FRIENDS™, walk through the mysterious Forbidden Forest that borders Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry or observe the Titanic as it’s about to sink, NYC’s got surprises in store for you. Read on for a list of our favorite immersive experiences in NYC that transport you straight into the world of your favorites.
The FRIENDS™ Experience: The One in NYC
If you’re a true FRIENDS™ fan, you probably know all the show’s scenes and references. Well, you’ll get to actually recreate them at this interactive experience! Brought to you by Superfly X, Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television Group, the experience features super realistic reproductions of your favorite sets. Lounge on Chandler (or Joey’s) recliner, sip on an imaginary coffee at Central Perk, move the iconic couch, and of course pose in front of the legendary fountain… The FRIENDS™ Experience has photo-ops galore. Get tickets here to step into your beloved sitcom.
Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience in Westchester
This magical Forbidden Forest Experience is inspired by the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series, and it’s less than two hours away from NYC! The beautiful Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Westchester County, NY will become a mystical trail where elements from your favorite movie collection come to life. We’re talking mesmerizing lights, realistic sets, and magical creatures like Hippogriffs and Centaurs. You’ll even get to cast your own Patronus and enjoy delicious Butterbeer as a reward. A charming village borders the ‘forest’, where you’ll delight in Wizarding World-themed food and drinks and shop exclusive merch! Get your tickets here, and don’t forget your broomstick.
Titanic. The Exhibition
A classic in our collective memory, the Titanic film impacts us to this day. But while the movie often takes the spotlight, the event after which it was based is far from insignificant. At this immersive exhibit, you’ll get an inside look into the story behind the iconic boat that inspired the movie. Authentic photographs, handwritten letters, keepsakes and other personal belongings recount one of the most memorable events of the 20th century. Listening to survivor testimonies will transport you back to 1912, into the dramatic story of the historic Titanic. Get tickets here.