New York City One World Observatory Admission Ticket


Open 9 am Closes 9 PM


2 hours


One World Observatory – including the retail shop, restaurant, café, bathrooms, and venue – is ADA accessible to guests who use wheelchairs or need special services.

Experience amazing views of New York City from One World Observatory, the Western Hemisphere’s highest structure. Book your tickets today!


117, West Street, New York, New York, 10007

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(212) 602 4000

Getting There

West Side, 8th Ave./Columbus Circle/Port Authority Bus Terminal/Penn Station

A, C – to Chambers St.

E – to World Trade Center
West Side, 7th Ave./Times Square/Penn Station

1 – to WTC Cortlandt St.

2, 3 – to Fulton St.
West Side, Times Square/Broadway/Herald Square

R, W – to Cortlandt St.
East Side, Grand Central Station

4, 5 – to Fulton St.


117, West Street, New York, New York, 10007

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Visiting One World Observatory is a thrilling experience with breathtaking views and a touch of magic! Perched atop the One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, this observatory offers a panoramic vista of New York City that is simply unparalleled. As you ascend to the 102nd floor in one of the sky pod elevators, you’re treated to a virtual time-lapse that recreates the development of the city’s skyline from the 1600s to the present day—a truly jaw-dropping journey.


Soar Above the City

Once you reach the top, the observatory presents a 360-degree view that stretches for miles, giving you a spectacular perspective of iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Central Park. It’s not just about the sights; the observatory also features interactive exhibits and multimedia displays that enrich your understanding of New York and its storied past.


A Top of the World Adventure

The experience is mesmerizing and educational, making it a must-visit for tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re snapping photos, soaking in the skyline, or savoring a meal at the top, One World Observatory offers a unique adventure that feels as if you’re on top of the world!

  • Top of New York! One World Observatory offers breathtaking 360° views.
  • Rocket into the skies! A high-speed elevator travel takes less than a minute.
  • New York City history and fun! Interactive exhibitions depict the city’s history.
  • Eat and drink with a view! The cafe and bar are located at the top.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum – 0.1 miles

  2. RiseNY – 4.2 miles

  3. Brooklyn Bridge – 3.1 miles

Yes, One World Observatory is great for kids and guests of all ages. The stunning city views and interactive exhibits are family-friendly and suitable for individuals of all ages.

No animals will be permitted into or on the property of One World Observatory or West Plaza.  This policy is in effect at all times including when the facilities are not open to the public.  Exceptions to this policy are limited to (i) service animals and service animals in training; and (ii) police or other certified assistance animals will be permitted by a qualified handler on official business.