Open September 3

One World Observatory

Raise a glass at the One World Observatory, New York’s unique viewing platform offering 360-degree views and state of the art exhibitions.

The New York Pass FREE ENTRY to One World Observatory Normally $44.65 - Free with New York Pass

Situated in Lower Manhattan, One World Observatory offers a state-of-the-art viewing platform 102 stories above ground. Travel straight to the top in 47 seconds in the SkyPod Elevator and delve into the cities cultural and financial history with interactive displays, and interesting talks led by the Tour Ambassadors.

Explore One World Observatory - Entry included with The New York Pass®

- Pay nothing at the door - simply show your pass.
- Ascend 102 stories into the sky in 47 seconds on the SkyPod Elevator.
- Enjoy 350-degree views across New York City.
- Learn about the history of the area, the World Trade Center and local voices that established this strong community. 



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- About One World Observatory

- One World Observatory highlights

- Getting in

- Make the most of your New York Pass

- How to get there



About the One World Observatory

Known for its stunning views across the New York cityscape, One World Observatory goes above and beyond expectations. Visitors will ascend 102 stories in 47 seconds state of the art SkyPod Elevators. At its pinnacle, this Freedom Tower, as it is known locally, offers a truly unique perspective of the city that never sleeps.

Get the true New York experience and uncover the neighborhood’s rich history, art, and culture. These small talks are lead by the Tour Ambassadors delivering interactive presentations on the famous landmarks below your feet. 

See Forever Theater
Venture deeper into the history of this intriguing city with the See Forever Theater offering a heart-pumping audiovisual experience.

Sky Portal 
Test your nerve on top of this 14-foot wide circular glass disk overlooking 100 stories below. Capture the moment with real-time, high-definition footage from the NYC streets below.

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One World Observatory h
ighlights

  • Ride the SkyPod Elevator to the 102nd-floor Observatory and exhibition areas.
  • Learn about the history of the area, the World Trade Center and local voices that established this strong community. 
  • Enjoy 350-degree views of Lower Manhattan skyline.
  • Step out on the edge and view the streets below from a 14-foot wide glass disk floor.
  • Enjoy a range of state of the art displays and interactive presentations.

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Getting in 

Present your Pass at the One World Observatory Box Office to receive the next available timed ticket.

In light of COVID-19, please read the safety advice on One World Observatory's website ahead of your visit. 

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Make the most of your New York Pass

One World Observatory offers more than just a fantastic view. Raise your glasses at the ONE Dine offering delicious New York inspired dishes that will lift your spirits and complete your day. Take your pick from a selection of wines, cocktails, and small dishes or make a reservation for formal dining.

From sky-high views to deep-routed culture, New York has a host of things to see and do. Travel back to street level and explore the city by bike with a Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour, also included with the New York Pass®

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How to get there

One World Observatory™ is located at One World Trade Center at the corner of West and Vesey Streets in Downtown Manhattan.

For directions, dates, hours, closures etc, please visit the official attraction website here.

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Getting to One World Observatory

Getting to One World Observatory

  • One World Observatory One World Observatory One World Trade Center 117 West Street New York, NY 10007
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Opening Times

Jan 2 - Jan 5
8AM - 10PM
(see additional holiday hours below, last ticket sold at 9.15PM)

Jan 6 - Jan 7
9AM - 7PM
(last ticket sold at 6.15PM)

Jan 8 - Jan 28
9AM - 8PM
(last ticket sold at 7.15PM)

Jan 29 - Feb 13
9AM - 9PM
(last ticket sold at 8.15PM)

Feb 14 - Feb 15
9AM - 8.45PM
(last ticket sold at 8PM)

Feb 16 - May 4
9AM - 9PM
(last ticket sold at 8.15PM)

May 5 - Sept 7
8AM - 10PM
(last ticket sold at 9.15PM)

Sept 8 - Dec 17
9AM - 9PM
(last ticket sold at 8.15PM)

Dec 18 - Jan 3
8AM - 10PM
(see additional holiday hours below, last ticket sold at 9.15PM)
Open seven days a week.

CALENDAR OF ADJUSTED HOURS

DATE HOURS LAST ENTRY  
New Year's Day, Jan 1 11AM - 10PM  LAST ENTRY 9.15PM  
Independence Day
8AM - 6PM (general admission)
4th of July Celebration 8PM - 10PM  LAST ENTRY 5.15PM  
Sept 11 11.30AM - 9PM LAST ENTRY 8.15PM  
Thanksgiving, Nov 26 8AM - 9PM LAST ENTRY 8.15PM  
Black Friday, Nov 27 8AM - 9PM LAST ENTRY 8.15PM  
Christmas Eve, Dec 24 8AM - 10PM LAST ENTRY 9.15PM  
Christmas Day, Dec 25 11AM - 10PM LAST ENTRY 9.15PM  
New Year's Eve, Dec 31 8AM - 10PM LAST ENTRY 9.15PM

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