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One World Observatory Observation Deck: Experience New York City from New Heights

The One World Observatory observation decks offer breathtaking views of New York City, allowing you to marvel at the iconic skyline from the highest vantage point in the Western Hemisphere. Located on the 100th through 102nd floors of the One World Trade Center, these observation decks provide an unforgettable experience.

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Why You Should Visit the One World Observatory Observation Deck?

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  • Unparalleled Views: The main observation deck offers 360-degree panoramic views of New York City, allowing you to witness iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Heightened Experience: The One World Observatory observation decks provide a unique opportunity to observe the cityscape from the highest vantage point in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Historical Significance: One World Trade Center stands as a symbol of resilience and hope, representing the spirit of the city. Visiting the observation decks allows you to be part of the ongoing story of New York's rebirth.
  • Educational Exhibits: Alongside the stunning views, the One World Observatory offers interactive exhibits that provide insight into the construction, engineering, and history of NYC.

Where is the One World Observatory Observation Deck?


The main observation deck of the One World Observatory is located on the 100th floor of the One World Trade Center. However, you can also enjoy stunning views from the 101st and 102nd floors of the observatory.

One World Observatory Observation Decks Explained

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Observation Deck at the 100th Floor

The 100th-floor observation deck at the One World Observatory offers breathtaking panoramic views of New York City from a height of over 1,268 feet. You can enjoy stunning vistas of iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and the Brooklyn Bridge. The deck features floor-to-ceiling windows, interactive exhibits, and informative displays that provide insights into the city's history and culture. Check out the Sky Portal and the City Pulse exhibits on this floor of the observation deck!

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Observation Deck at the 101st Floor

Dine with the stunning views of the NYC skyline in the background at the 101st-floor observation deck! This floor houses the One World Observatory restaurant ONE Dine, ONE bar, and Illy Café. Enjoy gourmet dishes and signature cocktails while you witness the mesmerizing views of the Hudson River, the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Manhattan Bridge, the Williamsburg Bride, the Statue of Liberty, and the Empire State Building from this observation deck.

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Observation Deck at the 102nd Floor

Your thrilling ride at the One World Observatory elevator takes you straight to the 102nd-floor observation deck. Here, you witness a captivating presentation about the past, present, and future of New York City at the Forever Theater. This stunning presentation ends with showing you a glimpse of the mesmerizing New York skyline you are about to witness at the main observation deck on the 100th floor. After this, you can head to the One World Explorer Station to pick up your virtual guide iPad if you have booked an all-inclusive ticket.

How Do I Visit the One World Observatory Observation Deck?

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Frequently Asked Questions About the One World Observatory Observation Deck

Are there any observation decks inside One World Observatory?

Yes, the main observation deck is on the 100th floor of the One World Observatory. You can also enjoy views of the NYC skyline from the 101st and 102nd floors.

How many observation decks does the One World Observatory have?

There is only one main observation deck that offers 360-degree views of the city, however, you can experience the NYC skyline from all three One World Observatory floors.

Can I visit the One World Observatory observation deck?

Yes, you can book tickets to visit the One World Observatory observation deck. Click here to book your tickets.

How much is a ticket to visit the One World Observatory observation deck?

One World Observatory tickets start from $47.91.

What can I see from the One World Observatory observation deck?

From the observation decks, you can enjoy stunning views of New York City's skyline, including iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge. The views offer a unique perspective of the city's architecture, neighborhoods, and bustling activity.

Is visiting the One World Observatory observation deck worth it?

Visiting the One World Observatory observation decks is a worthwhile experience. The panoramic views, informative exhibits, and the opportunity to witness the city from such a remarkable height make it a memorable and awe-inspiring visit.

Is the One World Observatory observation deck crowded?

The One World Observatory observation decks are crowded during the peak tourist season from June through August and on weekends. We recommend visiting on weekdays and during the low season from January to March to avoid crowds.

What is the best time to visit the One World Observatory observation deck?

The best time to visit the One World Observatory observation deck is early morning or an hour before sunset.

On what floor is the One World Observatory observation deck?

The main observation deck is One World Observatory located on the 100th floor.

What are the opening hours of the One World Observatory observation deck?

The opening hours of the One World Observatory observation deck are from 9 AM to 9 PM, with the last entry an hour before closing. However, the opening hours vary throughout the year