One World Observatory tickets
Attractions & monuments

One World Observatory tickets

based on 177 reviews
Availability: Daily
Duration: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Skip the box office line and go straight to the observatory
  • Take in spectacular views of the Big Apple from the 102nd floor
  • Learn about the history of the NYC skyline and development of the Freedom Tower
What to expect

The One World Observatory at Freedom Tower offers expansive 360-degree views in all directions of New York City. Special Sky Pod elevators take you up in just 47 seconds; but, the experience is more than pretty views--it's an interactive visual experience. With a standard ticket, you can skip the hassle of the box office line and proceed right to the top! (Depending on how crowded it is, there might be some waiting to get to the Observatory!) Your visit includes:

  • Dynamically-generated world map that highlights hometowns of visitors
  • “Voices” and "Foundations", two programs that describe the building's history and the people who constructed it
  • Virtual time-lapse video of the development of New York City’s skyline from the 1500s to present-day
  • See Forever Theater™, a video presentation of the unique rhythm and pulse of the Big Apple in three dimensions
  • Sky Portal, a 14-foot wide circular disc in the floor with a real-time high-definition video of the streets below
  • City Pulse, a ring of monitors with gesture recognition technology for close-up views and personalized recommendations
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What's included
  • Standard ticket to One World Observatory
Reduced price
  • Youth (6-12 years)
  • Seniors (65+ years)
  • Children (0-5 years): free
Where

117 West Street, New York, NY 10007

What to remember
  • The standard ticket allows you to skip the hassle of the box office line. Depending on how crowded it is, there might be some waiting to get up to the top
  • All tickets are non-exchangeable, non-refundable and non-changeable once booked and confirmed
  • If traveling with a child 5 and under, please visit the guest services desk to collect a free ticket for your child. Everyone is required to have a ticket to visit the observation deck
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When
  • 6 August to 6 October: Thursday to Monday, 1.00pm - 9.00pm (last ticket sold at 8.15pm)
  • 11 September: Families and First Responders may enter at 11.00am
  • 7 October to 31 December: Daily, 11.00am - 7.00pm (last ticket sold 6.15pm)
  • 25 December, 31 December and 1 January 2021 subject to change
  • Please see the calendar for further holidays and closures

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Provider
One World Observatory
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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