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One World Observatory

Open today: 08:00 - 21:00
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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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285 Fulton Street, One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089
Financial District
+1 844-696-1776
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The freedom tower is incredible but from start to finish the staff was BRUTAL! Security checkpoint staff treats you like garbage. Barking orders and talking down to you. Elevator staff was meh... but get up to the observation area and the staff treats you like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited hwre having heard the hype about the experience and wasnt disapointed. Very informative, lots of photo opotunities and great views. The lift was an amazing experience. The views over the hudson river were fab and as it was nice weather it was relly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amy J
Reviewed yesterday

Recently the state of NY passed a bill allowing infanticide up to birth. Than to celebrate infanticide they lit the top of the building which is a tribute structure to 9/11/01 and all the people killed on that date. Now it is used to celebrate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RobertErickson19
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had to visit the new World Trade Centre while in New York and it didn’t disappoint. The views from the top are outstanding. You also experience the mega fast lift, 102 floors in 48 seconds which is much faster than Debenhams ground to first...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DavidBulley
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are many great and iconic places to enjoy views of New York, but I really love One World Observatory. It's located in the far south of Manhattan so you can see all the way up Manhattan right into upstate New York (on a good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Photo set up is in wrong location and disorganized as you exit. Views and history is worth it to do onece in your life.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmyPinMN
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a great experience. The 360 view is amazing and the intro video is amazing. Good in the morning.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank José A
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful building with fantastic views. The elevators are an experience in themselves - you don’t even realise how high you’re travelling when you’re in them.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the top is amazing ! the elevator ride is unique an awesome also ! As you go up, it's like looking at Manhattan from the beginning when it was first settled to present day !

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thaddis M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view is amazing we were lucky to do it on a clear day in Feb. It was busy up the top but the presentation in the lift on the way up and down is fab. We didn’t spend too long up there but you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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4 February 2019|
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Response from Delfin_Ortiz | Property representative |
Hi, Many of our guests enjoy coming to the top right before sunset. That way you get the best of the day views, night views, and not to mention, the gorgeous sunset! Best, Delfin
20 January 2019|
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Response from foodyholic | Reviewed this property |
Buy your tickets on line. You get a time to enter. Go to their website to look at all the options But with 6 hours and traffic and TSA? 6 hours is not enough to get out and come and look for entrance etc...
1 January 2019|
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Response from emilymaehood | Reviewed this property |
Yes. To access the 101st floor, you need to enter with the rest of the visitors. They suggest allowing yourself an hour to get through, so schedule your reservation at least an hour before your dinner reservation. Enjoy!