Reflect on the events of September 11, 2001 when visiting the poignant 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Listen to personal stories of remembrance & resilience…
Journey to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and admire the incredible views over New York. Pre-book tickets and choose to…
Take a poignant tour of the World Trade Center site where the tragic events of September 11, 2001 took place. Pause for reflection at the 9/11…
This guided walking tour takes you through the former World Trade Center site in New York where the tragic events of 9/11 took place. You’ll see…
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Top sights in New York City
As the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, there's no better place to take in the Manhattan skyline.
This 3D theater combines time-lapse images with various colors and textures to provide a visual representation of New York's unbeatable pulse.
Wondering what all New York City's ants down below on the ground are getting up to? City Pulse lets you virtually visit different nooks and crannies that the city has to offer.
How many times can you say you've dined over 500 meters in the air? Sample some local cuisine or simply take in the view over a coffee.
As you whizz up to the 102nd floor on this elevator, you'll watch the incredible, virtual development of New York from the times of European settlement in the 16th century until the present day.
This exhibition is dedicated to those who built the World Trade Center. This is followed by the Foundations exhibition, which lets you see the ground beneath the building.
Don't miss your designated entrance time, otherwise you'll have to join the line all over again - tickets are non-refundable.
From May to September, One World Observatory is open until midnight, so get to go up and enjoy the bright lights of the city by night!
The restaurant only takes in walk-in guests, with the exception of large groups - please reserve in advance!
There are no storage facilities at One World Observatory, so don't bring any large items of luggage with you.
- When should I visit?
Hours vary based on time of year:
May 1-September 4
8:00 AM-9:00 PM
September 5-December 20
9:00 AM-9:00 PM
December 21-January 3
8:00 AM-8:00 PM
January 4-April 30
9:00AM - 9:00 PM
Holiday hours may vary
- Is it expensive?
- Adult general admission $32, Senior $30, and Child $26.
- Will I need a guide?
- Guides are not necessary but beneficial for exploring all the sights NYC has to offer.
- How to get there
- Located at One World Trade Center, at the corner of West and Vesey Streets. Use of public transportation is highly recommended.
- Additional information
- Purchase tickets in advance online for best availability. If you miss your targeted time slot, you will have to wait for next opening.
- Visit after the sun goes down to see breathtaking views of NYC lit up at night!
What people are saying about One World Trade Center
I got many questions answered to myself. Like why in the second building got killed twice more people then in the building that was attacked first. Why authorities didn’t let people go? Why people been asked to go back in place? During every fire alarm people asked to leave the building and not to use the elevator. The first building was on fire and in the second building people was asked to stay in place and wait. It was records of people phone calls confirming that. This is ridicules. All lives in the second building could be saved. At least many. Elevator worked and all stairs was opened for 20 min between two planes. A lots of detail that people can explore and understand materials provided.
Empecably done with the families of those who were lost in this tragedy in mind. Loved hearing the different families sharing their loss. Really put the names to the faces impacted me the most. Alot of work of putting together the artifacts for the collection. Made an impact on me as well. To really see the destruction of the day. Watching the events on TV doesn't compare to seeing the museum Up close an personal
Very moving. Beautifully curated. Lots of information - too much to absorb. Lots and lots and lots of memorabilia, too much info about the building of the twin towers so you get a bit overloaded before you can get past the tragic event and then absorb anything by the time you get to the "why?" - the part about Al Quaeda. I would have liked to study that, but I was overloaded by then.
the museum and memorial are well done, glad I went. Took my adult daughter who was in 5th grade when it was happening. Was very interesting to hear her perspective on what she remembered about that day, and the impact of her it has on her life and development.
Our guide Jim was very informative. Being into history for many years I found the guided tour very interesting. They did a fantastic job on the World Trade Center site. I can’t say enough about the time we shared on that tour. Thank you Jim