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NYC One World Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket

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    Visit: One World Observatory, 117 West 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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    Departure Point
    One World Observatory, 117 West Street One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089
    • Skip-the-Line Admission Ticket (Skip the ticket line and proceed to security)
    • Entry/Admission - One World Observatory
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please note that all tickets are non-changeable and non-transferable
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was an emotional visit for me. I found the Memorial Museum particularly moving. I was last in NYC in 1976 and on that occasion I went up the Twin Towers to the Observation Deck.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank jennyj731
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We visited after Liberty Island / Ellis Island tour and it was only a short walk from Battery Park so v convenient Like other reviewers we pre-bought 'skip the line' tickets but didn't really need to have done as there was no line to skip!...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sf1296
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Amazing elevator rides up and down. You don’t realize you are traveling a hundred floors. The presentation is good. We did not rent the tablet because we were there with New Yorkers but it would have been good to do otherwise. We enjoyed a pastry...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Duncancbo
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Not happy with this as things were closed due to it being 9/11. Should not have been able to purchase tickets for that day.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank jbernthal
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We really enjoyed the observatory very much. We bought skip the line ticket, but really didn’t need too. One never knows in NY & we didn’t want to take the chance. Highly recommend

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Fearless591075
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    27 June 2019|
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    Response from PraneetS | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, you can. Just have to go through security.
    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.
    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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