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NYC One World Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket

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  • Skip-the-Line Admission to One World Observatory
  • Upgrade to Priority Entry for Priority Access security line and Express elevator to the top
  • Enjoy interpretive art installations that explore NYC history
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NYC One World Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket
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Mid-day admission to One World Observatory between 11:00am and 1:00pm. Exact admission time will be confirmed at checkout. Skip the ticket line and proceed to security.
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Early Afternoon Skip-the-Line
Early afternoon admission to One World Observatory between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Exact admission time will be confirmed at checkout. Skip the ticket line and proceed to security.
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Late Afternoon Skip-the-Line
Late afternoon admission to One World Observatory between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Exact admission time will be confirmed at checkout. Skip the ticket line and proceed to security.
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Overview
See New York City at your feet with admission to the One World Observatory, a 3-story destination on top of the western hemisphere’s tallest building. Ride to the 102nd floor in the Sky Pod, and watch the virtual city skyline transform across centuries of history. Learn about the construction of the 1,776-foot-tall (540-meter) skyscraper, which has sweeping views that stretch up to 50 miles (80 kilometers) across the city. Browse the cafés and restaurants in the One World Observatory, and enjoy New York from a whole new perspective. Choose to upgrade to priority admission to skip all the lines with Priority Access security line and Express elevator to the top.
What to Expect
When you arrive at One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, hop in a Sky Pod (aka elevator) and arrive on the 102nd floor in less than 60 seconds. The Sky Pod provides a virtual time-lapse experience so you can see how New York City has changed over the centuries.

If you thought the elevator ride was cool, you'll be blown away by the One World Observatory's vantage point, which on a clear day, provides a sight line of about 50 miles (80 kilometers). Watch a video about the making of the 1,776-foot-tall (540-meter) skyscraper, and then look out the panoramic windows for one-of-a-kind New York City views. Upgrade your experience to priority admission to skip all the lines with Priority Access security line and Express elevator to the top.

At the See Forever Theater, see time-lapse photos and aerial imagery during a unique 2-minute video presentation, and then check out the the Main Observatory on the 100th floor, where you can step onto a 14-foot-wide (4-meter) disc in the floor and look down for an incredible perspective of real-time, high-definition footage of Manhattan's streets. And don't leave without stopping by City Pulse, an interactive experience that connects visitors with New York's landmarks and neighborhoods.

When you're hungry, you can head to the 101st floor for a bite to eat (own expense). Options include pastries and fresh sandwiches at One Café, small plates and artisanal cocktails at the bar, One Mix, and high-end food and wine that matches the stunning view at One Dine (reservations required at One Dine).
Reviews (561)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Ticket Purchase in advance

This is the best way to do this activity - we went right in and didn't wait at all while others stood on line to get tickets. Highly recommend it!!

1  Thank Irene C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cool elevator ride!

The elevator ride up was the best part and didn't last long enough for us. As it takes you up you get to see a history of the city on the walls surrounding you. Once you get to the top, they usher guests to stand...More

3  Thank Audrey Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
How to start your quick NYC tour - Skip-the-line

My son and I had a 12-hour layover coming from Seattle and flying to Cairo. The last time I was in NYC the observatory hadn't opened yet so I wanted that to be our first stop. We took an uber into the city and stopped...More

3  Thank DaveParkerSEA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Overcast but stilll amazing views

The elevator ride is delightful with the travel through history of New York. Once at the top, rent the iPad to zoom in on locations and receive information on the site it question. The views are spectacular and would be absolutely amazing on a clear...More

Thank Joanne379
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Amazing views

What an amazing place. Keep your camera/phone open when you go up and down in the lift. Although it is a timed entry, they will let you in a bit earlier. There is no rush to get you out. Plenty of windows to see the...More

7  Thank martyn_bryant
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