Share View photos Along with its iconic skyscrapers and impressive selection of pizza locations, NYC is home to a true diversity of sex shops. The city that never sleeps needs something to do all night. With so much choice, you might never run out of options and surprises for bringing something extra to the bedroom or wherever. The city's sex shops cater to a variety of needs. There's a store for the bargain hunter, the indie enthusiast, the timid first-timer, and bonafide sex toy veterans.
Spend a day browsing a giant superstore of sex items , or find the store that caters to your specific kink. Some of these have been made famous, but a majority are local favorites that come ha! Whether you're a native New Yorker who has yet to explore this side of the city, or an out-of-towner thinking of taking a trip to the Big Apple to see everything it has to offer, you'll find your perfect destination ahead.
And we'll be updating this post, so don't forget to check back for more great NYC sex shops. The gap between what we learned in sex ed and what we're learning through sexual experience is big — way too big. So we're helping to connect those dots by talking about the realities of sex, from how it's done to how to make sure it's consensual, safe, healthy, and pleasurable all at once. Check out more, here. Along with selling tried—and—true vibrators like the LELO Alia , the sex shop holds educational tantric workshops.
The woman-owned business sells everything from G-spot vibrators to Effy Blue's "Sexy Go-Bags" that contain all you need for a safe and steamy night out. The store also offers erotic photography services and educational workshops on Shibari rope bondage.
Did we mention they also carry an array of delightful lingerie? SHAG , Roebling Street Brooklyn, NY; Photo courtesy of SHAG View photos Museum of Sex Along with providing New York City with one of the most expansive and expert-curated sex shops, the infamous Museum of Sex is indeed actually a museum and hosts erotic and educational exhibitions on everything from the sex lives of animals to vintage portraits of burlesque dancers.
At their sex shop, you can find indulgent sex toys, such as romantic sex candles and a gold-plated couples' vibrator. If you're into neon, this is the place for you. Stepping inside is no different from stepping into any retail store with its bright color scheme and well-organized shelves.
It's the perfect way for sex shop beginners to have a gentle introduction. It leans towards a more LGBTQ demographic, but its over 1, videos can be enjoyed by anyone of any orientation in one of eight private booths. Rainbow Station , 8th Ave; Photo courtesy of Rainbow Station More View photos The Pleasure Chest If you're looking for a sex toy shopping experience that's akin to browsing fine perfumes or expensive jewelry, then The Pleasure Chest's glass displays and carefully positioned merchandise should do the trick.
After opening in , the store merged with gay leather fetish store DV8 in in an effort to achieve the broadest fetish selection in the city.