General Admission Tickets


Interactive experiences that help kids foster their creativity with innovation and fun.

Genius Gems is designed for adults and children ages 4 and older. Every person visiting Genius Gems is expected to follow our rules, including no knocking down projects (even your own). Families that do not follow this rule may be asked to leave. Thank you for helping to keep our space enjoyable for all guests.

Please note, at times our ELEMENTS room is closed to the public for a camp, class or birthday. If you would like to check if this room will be open prior to booking, please email us at

Now you can unlock everything Genius Gems NYC has to offer, with the VIP Explorer Pass.

VIP Explorer Pass includes all the wonders of our general admission ticket, plus an array of exclusive perks:

• Creative Freedom at the Design Bar: Not just one, but two special activities!
• Craft your own sparkly Glitter Tile and make slime at our Design Bar.
• Tokens for Prizes: Start off your adventure with 5 bonus tokens that can be redeemed at our prize wall!
— Note: The regular ticket includes one Design Bar token to make a Glitter Tile. For the regular ticket, slime, cloud clay kits or customized laser cut tiles are an additional cost. 

Please book a time slot. Every person needs a ticket (adults and children). Online reservations are required.
If you would like to bring a group (20 people or more) during a time you don't see listed, please contact us, and we'll see if we can accommodate you.

If you are having any difficulty booking, please email us at 

Tens of thousands of people from all over the world have visited and fallen in love with Genius Gems: a Magnetic Experience, featuring the world's largest collection of magnetic tiles - over 100,000 of them! Design your own creation or be inspired by one of our design challenges - we'll award you tokens and you can exchange them for prizes!

At Genius Gems, you can expect magnetic tile building, featuring our gorgeous Glitter Tiles and Candy Tiles, marble shoots, robot stations featuring Ozobots®, and more! At our Design Bar, you can make your own Glitter Tile, and we also offer slime for an additional cost.

With Genius Gems, you can expect hands-on creativity, interacting with peers, critical thinking, and having fun. That is why people come to Genius Gems--and it's why they come back again and again.

For additional information and answers to frequently asked questions, please click here.

For information about safety at Genius Gems, please click here.

Additional children (23 months and under) are free ONLY if accompanying an older sibling.