The SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Observation Deck is one of the newest and most spectacular observation decks in New York City, offering breathtaking 360-degree views of the Manhattan skyline. On this page, we'll give you a glimpse of what to expect when you visit this iconic attraction.
The SUMMIT One Vanderbilt experience starts with ‘Air’, a stunning art installation by Kenzo Digital. Transcendence 1, the first exhibit, is a captivating mirror room with floor-to-ceiling glass windows. From Transcendence 1, you will enter a small room called Reflect. This exhibit has been designed to be a calming space where you can meditate. The last exhibit on this floor, Affinity is a continuation of the art installation ‘Air’. Here, silver blobs float through the air to create a dream-like sequence.
The 92nd floor of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck houses three art exhibits: Transcendence II, Levitation, and Unity. Transcendence 2 is the second level of the mirrored room, an extension of Transcendence 1. From here, go to the thrilling Levitation exhibit and step out onto a glass-paneled floor and take in the view of the city streets below. Finally enter Unity, a space with a digital installation that projects your face into the clouds.
The main observation deck of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt is on the 93rd-floor terrace, where you can enjoy stunning 360-degree views of the Manhattan skyline. The terrace is an outdoor space with a glass railing that provides an unobstructed view of the city. You can also enjoy a bite at the café, Après here. This floor of the observation deck also houses the starting point of the thrilling glass-bottomed external elevator, Ascent.
Yes, there is an observation deck inside SUMMIT One Vanderbilt.
There is only one main observation deck, however, 360-degree views of the city can be experienced from all the top three floors of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt.
Yes, you can book tickets to visit the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck. Click here to book your tickets.
SUMMIT One Vanderbilt tickets start from $42.46.
From the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck, you can marvel at panoramic views of the New York City skyline including iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Central Park, and the Statue of Liberty.
Yes, visiting the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck is worth it for the stunning views and unique experience.
The crowd levels at the observation deck vary depending on the time of day and season, with peak times being weekends and holidays.
The best time to visit the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt is early morning or an hour before sunset.
The main observation deck of SUMMIT One Vanderbilt is located on the terrace on the 93rd floor.
The opening hours of the SUMMIT One Vanderbilt observation deck is from 9 AM to midnight, with the last entry at 11 PM. The observation deck remains closed on Tuesdays.