One World Observatory: timetables, ticket prices and how to buy them

Il One World Observatory located on the One World Trade Center, is the highest observatory in New York and all of America. The observatory is located on floors 100, 101 and 102 of the One World Trade Center and offers spectacular views of New York. From the symbolic places of the city to the waters that surround it, ending with its spectacular skyline, unique and famous all over the world.

One World Trade Center

Il One World Trade Center, also known as Freedom Tower, is the main building of the World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan (New York). With its 104 floors, it is currently the tallest building in the city and the seventh tallest in the world. Its construction began on April 27, 2006 and was inaugurated on November 3, 2014.

At the foot of this colossal building is the 9/11 Memorial, a memorial to remember the thousands of victims caused by the horrific attacks that hit the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001.

The Observatory

The experience of the visit goes beyond the exciting view of the Big Apple. The ascent with the modern sky pod lifts (among the fastest in the world), it is already an incredible attraction on its own. The Observatory is divided into 3 levels full of innovation and inspiration. The entrance ticket includes both levels.

The visit of the One World Observatory is an experience suitable for people of all ages. One World Observatory is wheelchair accessible. The transport of strollers is allowed, even if they must be closed, while pets are not allowed.

In the 3 floors there are various services such as bathrooms, bars and restaurants.

Duration of visit

The duration of the visit is very relative. There are people who stay 15 minutes and there are people who spend more than 1 hour visiting. In general, for the visit of the 3 levels (100th, 101st and 102nd floors), to take pictures and make some videos, the necessary time goes 45 minutes to an hour.

What is the price of the tickets?

Il biglietto Standard Reserved Admission which allows individual entry on a given day has the following costs:

Adult ticket (13 to 64 years) $ 34.00

Senior ticket (65 years and up) Senior $ 32.00

Child ticket (6 to 12 years) $ 28.00

Children under 5 enter for free

How can I buy tickets?

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office at the entrance to the One World Trade Center, open every day from 9:00 am. In any case it is advisable to buy the entrance ticket online, before arriving.

If, on the other hand, you are planning to visit more attractions, your best bet is to purchase one of them in advance New York attractions pass.

Opening time

The opening hours normally go from 8:00 to 9:00, while the closing time varies from 20:00 to 21:00. The visit can be carried out every day of the year, even if on days like Christmas, New Year and September 11th, the visiting hours can be different.

How to reach us

The One World Trade Center which houses the One World Observatory is located on the corner of West Street and Vesey Street in downtown Manhattan. As with the other attractions, here too we recommend arriving with the efficient Metro in New York.

The best arrival station is the World Trade Center station on line E.

But you can also get off at the Fulton Street / Broadway-Nassau station on Metro lines A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, 4 and 5; and the Park Place station on lines 2 and 3.


One World Trade Center
285 Fulton Street
New York, New York 10007

The official website of the One World Observatory is:

One World Observatory New York –

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