One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center
4.5
Points of Interest & LandmarksArchitectural Buildings
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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The area
Address
Neighborhood: Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
How to get there
  • Chambers St • 4 min walk
  • Cortlandt St • 4 min walk
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  • Jeannie Wright
    Temecula, California19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Must See for Every American!
    This is awe inspiring memorial to the people that lost their lives on 9/11. Plan for at least half a day to walk to the museum. I would definitely recommend you take a tour as there’s a lot to hear about and see. The tour that starts at the cathedral is probably one of the better ones just Google it.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 23, 2023
  • JeffinNJ
    Bridgewater, New Jersey307 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    On top of the world
    I would have been happy to give this a five except for the price. $45 is just too steep, and you can pay a lot more than that with useless add-ons. I paid less as a veteran and my family received 20% off. It was still $100 for us to go in and ride the incredibly fast elevator to the top. I feel for bad for those who didn't qualify for a discount. I will say that the 360° panoramic views are spectacular and rarely got blocked from the presence of so many tourists midsummer. Forgot about eating there; a cheeseburger will set you back $32.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written August 2, 2023
  • apf9930
    Spring Hill, Florida179 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You MUST go to the TOP!
    We did the All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, which includes a trip to the top of One World Observatory! This was such an experience and the views are the BEST in the entire city! It rained the day we were there and yet you could not get over the views! Gift shops with food options include a light café and a beautiful sit-down restaurant and bar area. For an additional $15 you can rent a locator pad which gives you the names of all the buildings, bridges and sites in the surrounding area. We will always visit the top of this beautiful building each time we are in NYC.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 17, 2023
  • Hugh
    9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Plenty of time to take in the great views!
    It’s not cheap, but what is great is that once you are up there, you can stay as long as you want. We bought a ticket on site for 3pm. We were warned there could be an hour queuing, but in the event we were up at the viewing platform in less than 20 mins. The views were great and we stayed until after sunset and then were able to see the city by night too. Didn’t visit any other sky scrappers in the city, but some reviews complained of long lines and limited time up top. So One WTC seems a good option!
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written January 3, 2024
  • TravelingSoccerLoon
    Saint Paul, Minnesota4,967 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rebuilt World Trade Center with Excellent Observation Deck
    One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex that was attacked by terrorists on 9/11. It stands on the site of the former 6 WTC building. It is the tallest building in the United States and in the Western Hemisphere. At the base is the poignant and moving 9/11 Memorial and there is a terrific 3 story Observation Deck on the 100th-102nd floor offering incredible views of the city.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 29, 2024
  • Ramesh A
    Kitty Hawk, North Carolina114 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice area for tourist
    This is a landmark center in the financial district. They have done a great job in creating an area to give tribute to 9/11, then there is a one world observatory, huge mall with lot of shops, subway access, good centers etc. There are a lot of photo areas created to attract tourists. Beautiful place and must visit area.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 17, 2024
  • Andy Kos
    129 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit attraction in New York with amazing views
    We managed to time our visit perfectly, it had been cloudy in the morning, with virtually zero visibility, but by midday it was clearing, and when we visited around 1pm we were able to get straight up to the top with almost no queues and no crowds. You could see it had the potential to get mega busy at peak times, and I was so glad we avoided that. We were able to use the New York Pass to get tickets, which worked out good value overall.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written April 29, 2024
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
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Written May 18, 2024
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Melissa C
Bothell, WA
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Nice way to see the city and learn how it has changed over the years. Don’t need a ton of time to do this but definitely a cool view pint of the city.
Written May 9, 2024
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Andy Kos
Southampton, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
We managed to time our visit perfectly, it had been cloudy in the morning, with virtually zero visibility, but by midday it was clearing, and when we visited around 1pm we were able to get straight up to the top with almost no queues and no crowds. You could see it had the potential to get mega busy at peak times, and I was so glad we avoided that. We were able to use the New York Pass to get tickets, which worked out good value overall.
Written April 29, 2024
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Ramesh A
Kitty Hawk, NC
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This is a landmark center in the financial district. They have done a great job in creating an area to give tribute to 9/11, then there is a one world observatory, huge mall with lot of shops, subway access, good centers etc. There are a lot of photo areas created to attract tourists. Beautiful place and must visit area.
Written April 17, 2024
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex that was attacked by terrorists on 9/11. It stands on the site of the former 6 WTC building. It is the tallest building in the United States and in the Western Hemisphere. At the base is the poignant and moving 9/11 Memorial and there is a terrific 3 story Observation Deck on the 100th-102nd floor offering incredible views of the city.
Written March 30, 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
My friend and I booked the VIP tour through Get Your Guide. The day that we went it was no visibility, but we didn’t have time to reschedule so we decided to give it a chance. I am so glad we did!! We obviously didn’t get to see the views, but our tour guide Mitch was super knowledgeable and gave us a great history not only of the building but New York City as a whole. After our tour my friend and I both were so glad we kept our reservation because we learned so much! Considering the tickets were $60, and comparing that to other experiences such as SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, I would say this tour was 100% worth it, and it only gets better when you can see the skyline. Thank you so much to Mitch for an amazing tour, great food recommendations, and wonderful flexibility with the bad weather!!
Written March 6, 2024
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Melanie N
Sunderland, UK
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Fabulous views, possibly the best we witnessed regrettably it was missing something, it felt empty somehow, maybe it was visiting the pod right after the 911 museum.
Written March 2, 2024
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Erhan M
Constanta, Romania
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
The view was amazing and the panoramic window allows you to make very good pictures during the day and night. Absolutely amazing!
Written March 1, 2024
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Where2nextgang
Atlanta, GA
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023
The view and experience overall are awesome, once you get past the line troll at the entrance. I understand that preferred entrance should get a shorter line, but they should not be moved into the standard line. If you cant staff enough to run 2 lines (premium and standard) then offer one standard option. When i questioned the little short man running the line he threatened to have me kicked out stating he was the manager. What a jerk and typical of an insecure person with a little authority being a tool...it was an awesome visit but this little short person needs some better way to pump themselves up other than be mean to tourists paying his salary.
Written January 5, 2024
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
It’s not cheap, but what is great is that once you are up there, you can stay as long as you want. We bought a ticket on site for 3pm. We were warned there could be an hour queuing, but in the event we were up at the viewing platform in less than 20 mins. The views were great and we stayed until after sunset and then were able to see the city by night too. Didn’t visit any other sky scrappers in the city, but some reviews complained of long lines and limited time up top. So One WTC seems a good option!
Written January 3, 2024
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