One World Observatory in New York, NY
One World Trade Center • New York, NY 10007
Elevate your NYC trip with a visit to One World Observatory atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, One World Trade Center. Experience stunning panoramic views of New York City's skyline. From the thrilling elevator ride to the immersive exhibits and Sky Portal, this must-visit attraction offers an unforgettable journey.
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Allow approximately 45 minutes to an hour to complete your One World Observatory visit.
No. Use of public transportation is highly recommended to access lower Manhattan given the minimal availability of on-street parking.
Your ticket is good for the time and date printed on the ticket. Just arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your entry time, no need to wait in line for entry to the building.
Late arrivals will be accommodated based on capacity – you may be required to wait until the first possible open time slot. We strongly encourage you to arrive earlier than your scheduled time to avoid any delays.
Yes. The attraction is kid friendly, and strollers are allowed for visitors entering with small children. The stunning city views and interactive exhibits are family-friendly and suitable for individuals of all ages. Please note that children (age or younger) are not to be left unattended.
Yes, One World Observatory – including its exhibits and amenities – are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Yes. However, to access the elevators and escalators, you will be asked to remove your child and fold up your strollers.
No. Only service animals and service animas in training are allowed.
Yes, you may take as many personal photos or videos with hand-held devices as you would like.
DSLR cameras and flash pieces are permitted. However, any other professional photographic equipment, video cameras, recording devices, tripods, lights, and other such equipment are not permitted within the Observatory or West Plaza without prior written approval from One World Observatory management.
Outside food and beverages are prohibited.
One World Observatory offers access to several dining options for ticketed guests, from casual fare to seated fine-dining at One Dine.
Public restrooms are available for guests of the Observatory on all three levels, as well as in the exit lobby on the first floor upon departing the elevators.
Yes. All guests must submit to a security screening prior to entering One World Observatory.
Yes, on level 100.
Smoking is prohibited within the Observatory, including the outside West Plaza.