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This is an interesting free attraction in Hudson Yards. The Vessel is a giant art sculpture that you can climb up using the stairs or by using the elevator if you are disabled. The views from the top were very nice. It was extremely windy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 2 days ago

New York City is noted for its hype and the Vessel is no different. Located in the new Hudson Yards area, this unique piece is architecture offering pleasant views of the Hudson River. Admission is free however, visitors need a timed entry ticket that can...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tikvah48
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I were recently in NYC for Work/Play and had no idea about the Vessel until my wife said we're going. It's huge but tucked away and not easily seen until you're are right upon it. When you do arrive it's hard to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Im not one to ask about art, but i guess the Vessel is a piece of art, or its a statement, dont really know what its trying to tell me, but its unique and unusual, and that itself .makes it more powerful...

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ryanaspenmicom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A New New York landmark which is just opened this March. It’s located by a department store (or a shopping mall). The architect is unique but I did not have the chance to get in. It needs to make reservation prior to your visit. Different...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 6 days ago

Find a kiosk right away and sign up for your free tickets and a time slot. We were there on a very busy day and only had to wait an hour. This might be standard procedure to get you to go into the 5 story...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CrispyJay
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a unique piece in the Hudson Yards area. People were everywhere enjoying the climb to the top and then back down.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank donotenterdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Vessel on July 4th first thing in the morning and it was a very enjoyable experience. We got tickets online (they’re free) for the hour starting at 10, when they open. There was a short line when we got there. The line...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Soccerdan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Vessel is a sculpture at the newly opened Hudson Yard. It is really cool. Very interesting to look at and great exercise to climb. Nice views of the Hudson and train yard. They do have an elevator. We spent about 45minutes to an hour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 350kellyr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective... But you have a choice about how you view it. -Chris Pines You are not too cool not to climb the spiral stairs of the #TheVessel by Thomas Heatherwick and his team. The interactive experience...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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June 15, 2019|
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Response from DEP3 | Reviewed this property |
Easy ; just go online to Hudson Yards, choose a date and time, and show up.
June 13, 2019|
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Response from HeatherDublinOH | Reviewed this property |
I would think that, unless there is a storm/lightning, you should be able to visit. The view would not be as good, so I would probably pass until weather cleared
May 29, 2019|
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Response from Jamie P | Reviewed this property |
Reserve online and you can walk right in at your time of your ticket. Tickets open up two weeks in advance and are free