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One World Observatory

Open today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
NYC One World Trade Center Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket
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NYC One World Trade Center Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket
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There are a million things to experience in New York City, but there’s only one way to see them all at once. You can start by hopping a Sky Pod to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. There, 102 stories up, find yourself...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
285 Fulton Street, One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089
Financial District
+1 844-696-1776
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Reviewed today

Of all the things we did in NYC this was by far the most disappointing. We wanted to avoid the tourist trap, and have a meal at One Dine for the view instead. But being made to buy a Skypod pass meant being herded up...More

Thank DaisyDuck301
Reviewed today via mobile

This is an absolute must whether you’re visiting NYC or living there. I highly suggest the VIP tour!! It’s so worthwhile and worth the $70 admission price. Not only do you learn more about 9-11, but you learn about the structures past and present, and...More

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed today

It will take some time to arrive at the top, but you will like the view. You can have a lunch or drink a beer on the top! Try to book in advance your tickets.

Thank RanG60
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This should be New Yorks # 1. The elevator ride is entertaining. Then a slide show against a wall that opens to the best view ever. Just breathtaking. Do not miss. Probably the best value in NYC and if you want you can have a...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed yesterday

The staff of this observatory is very well organized and large crowds are handled very professionally and moved along quickly. Nevertheless, it is crowded and it is not always easy to take photos without jostling and inconsiderate tourists, from all over the world. The view...More

Thank r0bertpk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a novice to NYC, had lots of friends and relatives recommendations on places to go and see. This one was the one that blew us away. 102 floors and just under a minute to reach top where views are truly amazing. Bar and restaurant...More

Thank Jasper230
Reviewed yesterday

We were staying by the One World and chose to go up on a whim. There was someone on the side of the building handing out coupons for the premier experience where you got to skip the line. It was $44 per person with no...More

Thank Sherri L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped by late around 7:30 PM so it was dark already outside, so we saw the city at night. It very pretty from and from what I heard the best time is late afternoon 4-5 PM timeframe. They have incorporated technology into the visit,...More

Thank trainwreck_va
Reviewed yesterday

Great view, but lines were really long and took hours. Although we bought tickets on line and skipped the first line, there was lines to security, then to the elevator, then to the arrival hall, etc. I visited with my 80-years old mother who had...More

Thank PedroDC
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This now the tallest building in New York. It’s overlooking New York and the view is amazing. It’s picture-worthy!

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from Yolande N | Reviewed this property |
Purchase your tickets online and miss the line! We got tickets on our phone mins before we decided to go.
September 7, 2018|
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Response from Happy T | Reviewed this property |
We had 4 online tickets for a tour and we weren’t ID’d. We just needed the tickets with the barcode.
July 25, 2018|
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Response from beawalker105 | Reviewed this property |
I'd allow 2 hrs. You'll be surprised that even the elevator ride to the top is exciting and educational. We did the "self tour" with the Ipad and loved it. Then, there is a restaurant you may want to consider for your... More