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  3. New York City
  4. One World Observatory

One World Observatory: Skip-All-the-Lines Ticket

Product ID: 206781
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Visit the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and admire the incredible views over New York City. Skip the ticket, security and elevator lines, and go straight to the top of One World Observatory.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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  • Enjoy priority admittance to One World Observatory
  • Be transported to the top of the building in 47 seconds
  • See the evolution of the Manhattan skyline with a virtual time-lapse
  • Explore the observatory with an iPad virtual guide
Full description
Skip all the lines and ascend to the top of One World Observatory in less than 47 seconds. With speeds topping 28 miles per hour, these are the fastest elevators in the Western Hemisphere. On the way up, watch a virtual time-lapse showing how the New York City skyline has changed from the 1500’s to today.
Once up at the observatory, take in the iconic views from on top of the the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. See famous sights, the surrounding waters, and panoramic views of the skyline and beyond. Look toward the horizon and feel the city’s invincible spirit.
Explore innovative and inspiring displays across 3 levels. Immerse yourself in the bustling crossroads of the world at the See Forever Theater and discover stories about this amazing city from City Pulse and One World Observatory’s global ambassadors. Step onto the expansive Sky Portal and take a walk high above the streets of New York. Then relax with a meal or a drink at one of the Observatory’s dining options.
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to One World Observatory
  • Priority access to the elevators
  • Priority exit from the observatory level
  • Virtual guide iPad

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Meeting point

The West Street entrance to One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10007.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that all tickets have timed entry. If you miss your assigned entry time you will not receive replacement tickets or a refund
• You may enter the observatory up to 15 minutes after your reserved time and may stay as long as you like
• Children aged 5 and under enter for free with a paying adult
• All pre-purchased tickets are barcoded to let you skip the ticket purchase, security and elevator lines
• Please note, advanced reservation is recommended if you wish to eat at the One Dine Restaurant
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