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NYC One World Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket

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    Visit: One World Observatory, 285 Fulton Street One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

    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 a priority combo ticket to skip all the lines with Priority Access security line and Express elevator to the top, Priority exit from the Observatory and access to the One World Explorer - the virtual guide iPad. Need more flexibility? Upgrade to the All-Inclusive Flex Admission to arrive anytime on your selected travel date, receive all the upgrades of a Priority Combo ticket plus enjoy a beverage at 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).
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    We visited the One World Observatory after visiting the 9/11 Museum. We didn't buy tickets in advance since you never know what the cloud cover will be like. We went around 4:45 p.m. The line for the basic ticket was long, so we paid the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sarah F
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    From the start to you get treated with little teasers on what to expect when you get to the top. Even with the the skip the line ticket there are always queues... but don’t worry it’s quite fast. The best was the teaser that shows...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank TRUEAVIS
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The view was well worth the visit and it felt fantastic to see the city in a beloved structure. My family loved it.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank rudytootie8
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We went around 5pm as we had dinner reservations at ONE Dine for 6pm. We were directed to the voucher line where we waited only to be told 15 mins later that we did not need to be in this line. We were then directed...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank PJ_M552000
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We chose to go late at 9pm. The reflection pools are stunning at night and the view with the lights is amazing. We passed on the iPad for $15, as it seemed like just an add on, but would recommend it if we were going...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank MichelleABoston
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    57PaulD
    27 June 2019|
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    Response from PraneetS | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, you can. Just have to go through security.
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    UnTuDo
    8 June 2019|
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    Response from Rhonda H | Reviewed this property |
    You can arrive anytime in your window of time. I think if you were early or late they would still take you.
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    UnTuDo
    8 June 2019|
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    Response from Jan B | Reviewed this property |
    Just arrive when you want to in that window and you will be admitted
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