Body Worlds: Pulse at Discovery Times Square

Gate Prices: Adult $27.00 / Child $19.50
3.5/5 2 Reviews
Body Worlds Discovery Times Square 1
Gate Prices Adult $27.00
Child (3-12) $19.50
Reveal the true mystery beneath your skin at this fascinating exhibit. After perusing the preserved samples of real, deconstructed human bodies and body parts, you will begin to grasp the true miracle of the human body, and find an appreciation for all the interworkings that occur just under our skin.
Body Worlds will leave you with a profound understanding of what makes you move, what makes you tick, and what makes you unique. This multimedia exhibition about health, wellness, and living is unlike any other, and presents the rare opportunity to learn about the forms and functions of anatomy. See what a healthy body looks like, learn how poor diet and disease can affect you, and begin to understand the vulnerability and potential of the human body.

In a scientific breakthrough, trailblazing scientist Gunther von Hagens invented the process of Plastination. Plastination results in a highly preserved sample of human bodies or body parts that do not smell or decay, and retain most properties of the original sample. Gunther von Hagens developed and curated the samples himself, and has toured his samples to more than 50 cities worldwide- attracting more than 29 million visitors! The bodies are provided by donors who will their body to the plastination process, with the hope of contributing to scientific research and education for future generations.

The anatomy of the human body is truly fascinating, and as such it should be celebrated. While ogling these specimens, you’ll gain insight as to what really makes you, you. One of the most sought-after expositions, do not pass up the chance to experience Body Worlds before it embarks to its next destination city!

Getting In

Present your Pass at the Will Call Window.


Sunday-Tuesday, 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Wednesday-Thursday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday-Saturday, 10:00 am-9:00 pm

Final entry is 45 minutes prior to closing


Holiday hours apply Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. Please consult website for holiday hours.


Discovery Times Square
226 West 44th St.
(between 7th and 8th Avenue)
New York, NY 10036

Public Transportation

A, C or E trains to 42nd St;
1 ,2, 3, 7, N, R, S or W to Times Square;
B, D, V or F to 42nd St/Bryant Park;
N or R trains to 49th St


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[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

Excellent thought-provoking exhibit!
By RJ Verified Reviewer from UK on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations :

This was by far the best exhibit at discovery times sq. The whole journey was incredible and thought-provoking as well as a reminder as to how amazing the human body actually is. Takes 1-2 hours to go around which means you can potentially do all the exhibitions at discovery in one day if you want!

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[2 of 2 customers found this review helpful]

Didn't like it
By Beba Verified Reviewer from KSA, Dammam on
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations :

Hi, my self and two kids visited the place on Aug 2013 the place is small photography is not allowed except for 2 places so we didn't have pleasent memories of that place To be honest I appreciate the complicated work and effort they put into this project do go there with high expectation. Thanks Beba

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