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NYC One World Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket

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  • Enjoy New York City vistas, with skip-the-line One World Observatory tickets
  • Get an unparalleled vantage point, with views up to 50 miles (80 kilometers)
  • Avoid the hassle of printing passes at home, with practical mobile ticketing
  • Ride up in the Sky Pod, check out City Pulse, access One Café—all included
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Mid-day admission to One World Observatory between 11:00am and 1:00pm. Exact admission time will be confirmed at checkout. Skip the ticket line and proceed to security.
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Early Afternoon Skip-the-Line
Early afternoon admission to One World Observatory between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Exact admission time will be confirmed at checkout. Skip the ticket line and proceed to security.
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Late Afternoon Skip-the-Line
Late afternoon admission to One World Observatory between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Exact admission time will be confirmed at checkout. Skip the ticket line and proceed to security.
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Overview
For some of the best views of New York City's skyline, travelers often wait in long lines to visit the go-to destination for epic views: One World Observatory. Don't bother waiting with this skip-the-line experience, where you're whisked straight to the observation area to enjoy views from more than 100 floors above the city streets. Highlights include an animation depicting the evolving skyline, panoramic views of New York landmarks, and access to interactive exhibitions—all included.
What to Expect
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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our scheduled time was not long after the tower opened so we did not need to use the skip the line feature.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dnmcraig92
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lets face it. This is a must do tourist activity. Had to get tickets for the observatory experience as we had a reservation at the One Dine restaurant. Paid for the upgraded tickets which was worth it to skip the queues. You get a separate...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JackUnion
Reviewed 5 days ago

At first, I was torn from choosing among Empire State, Top of the Rock and this. After checking reviews online, I ended up going for One World with my friends. And I’m glad I did. It’s true that the views are more spectacular than the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michelangelo_padilla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were basically disappointed. We liked the “skip the line” part of our upgraded ticket and The Buzz which was an overview of some features of the city. The weather was cloudy so there was zero visibility from the observatory, so appreciated the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to all the major observatories in NYC, I can say that this one is the best by far. The entire experience (elevator ride, reveal of the view, and the deck itself), is beautifully done.

Thank vs449
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57PaulD
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Response from PraneetS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. Just have to go through security.
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UnTuDo
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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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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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