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Explore the Empire State Building, tour Top Of The Rock, or sail past the Statue Of Liberty.

Empire State Building Tour tickets | New York Explorer Pass

Empire State Building

See Manhattan in all its glory from the top of the Empire State Building. Visit the Empire State Building with a New
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the <a href="https://www.esbnyc.com/visit-empire-state-building/hours">Empire State Building</a> website.</strong></p> <p><strong>Normal Hours:</strong></p> <p>Daily, 8AM-2AM (last admission is at 1:15AM)</p>
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<p>Open 365 days a year.</p>

See Manhattan in all its glory from the top of the Empire State Building.

Visit the Empire State Building with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Take a self-guided tour to the Empire State Building observation deck on the 86th-floor with 360-degree views
  • The New York Explorer Pass also grants free entry to other popular New York attractions

You’ll head up to the 86th floor, 1,050-feet above the ground, to get a 360-degree view of the city that never sleeps. Whether you're visiting day or night, this is a must-do for visitors to NYC. The outdoor deck's newly-installed heaters will keep you toasty all year round, so you can enjoy views of the iconic NYC skyline whatever the weather.  

One World Observatory

One World Observatory

Fly up 102 stories to the One World Observatory for 360° degree views of New York. Discover the One World Observatory
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<p>Jan 2 - Jan 5 8AM - 10PM<br /> (see additional holiday hours below, last ticket sold at 9.15PM)</p> <p>Jan 6 - Jan 7 9AM - 7PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 6.15PM)</p> <p>Jan 8 - Jan 28 9AM - 8PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 7.15PM)</p> <p>Jan 29 - Feb 13 9AM - 9PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 8.15PM)</p> <p>Feb 14 - Feb 15 9AM - 8.45PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 8PM)</p> <p>Feb 16 - May 4 9AM - 9PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 8.15PM)</p> <p>May 5 - Sept 7 8AM - 10PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 9.15PM)</p> <p>Sept 8 - Dec 17 9AM - 9PM<br /> (last ticket sold at 8.15PM)</p> <p>Dec 18 - Jan 3 8AM - 10PM<br /> (see additional holiday hours below, last ticket sold at 9.15PM)</p> <p>Open seven days a week. For updated opening hours see the <a href="https://www.oneworldobservatory.com/en-US/hours-and-directions ">One World Observatory</a> website.</p>
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<p>Adjusted Hours:</p> <p dir="ltr">New Year's Day, Jan 1 11AM - 10PM  LAST ENTRY 9.15PM  </p> <p dir="ltr">Independence Day 8AM - 6PM (general admission)</p> <p dir="ltr">4th of July Celebration 8PM - 10PM  LAST ENTRY 5.15PM  </p> <p dir="ltr">Sept 11 11.30AM - 9PM LAST ENTRY 8.15PM  </p> <p dir="ltr">Thanksgiving, Nov 26 8AM - 9PM LAST ENTRY 8.15PM  </p> <p dir="ltr">Black Friday, Nov 27 8AM - 9PM LAST ENTRY 8.15PM  </p> <p dir="ltr">Christmas Eve, Dec 24 8AM - 10PM LAST ENTRY 9.15PM  </p> <p dir="ltr">Christmas Day, Dec 25 11AM - 10PM LAST ENTRY 9.15PM  </p> <p>New Year's Eve, Dec 31 8AM - 10PM LAST ENTRY 9.15PM</p>

Fly up 102 stories to the One World Observatory for 360° degree views of New York.

Discover the One World Observatory with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate, simply scan your digital pass
  • Take a 47-second Skypod ride up 102 stories 
  • Walk over the Sky Portal - a glass floor overlooking the city streets
  • Meet Tour Ambassadors, the ultimate New York insiders
  • Admission to the See Forever Theater
  • Your pass also gives you access to many more attractions in New York, so don't forget to check them out

Discover the dizzying heights of the One World Observatory, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. You’ll be amazed by 360° degree views over New York, reaching out to Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and more.

View from top of the rock

Top of the Rock Observatory

Enjoy access to a 360-degree view of New York City from the Rockefeller Plaza’s iconic 30 Rock building. Visit the Top
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the <a href="https://www.esbnyc.com/visit-empire-state-building/hours">T</a><a href="https://www.topoftherocknyc.com/plan-your-visit/">op of the Rock Observatory</a> website.</strong></p> <p><strong>Normal Hours:</strong></p> <p>Daily, 8AM–12AM (last entry at 11PM)</p>
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<p>Open 365 days a year</p>

Enjoy access to a 360-degree view of New York City from the Rockefeller Plaza’s iconic 30 Rock building.

Visit the Top of the Rock Observatory with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Includes admission to the Top Of The Rock Observatory 
  • Whizz 70 floors in a glass elevator for 360-degree views of the city
  • See iconic views of the city, Empire State Building and Central Park 
  • Visit other popular tourist attractions with the New York Explorer Pass, included within the low discount price 

Manhattan is all about skylines and Top of the Rock is up there with the best.

World Trade Center Memorial Tickets | New York Explorer Pass

9/11 Memorial and Museum

The official 9/11 Memorial & Museum, located at the World Trade Center site, bears solemn witness to the terrorist
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the<a href="https://www.911memorial.org/visit/visit-museum-1"> </a><a href="https://www.esbnyc.com/visit-empire-state-building/hours">9</a><a href="https://www.911memorial.org/visit/visit-museum-1">/11 Memorial and Museum</a> website.</strong></p> <h4>Normal Hours:</h4> <p><strong>Sunday-Thursday:</strong> 9AM-8PM</p> <p>(6PM last entry)</p> <p><strong>Friday and Saturday:</strong> 9AM-9PM</p> <p>(7PM last entry)</p> <p><strong>Please note</strong> that the last entrance into the museum on September 10th will be at 3PM. The museum is closed to the public on September 11th until 3PM.</p>
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<p>While the Museum remains open on the anniversary of September 11th, it is only accessible to 9/11 family members.</p>

The official 9/11 Memorial & Museum, located at the World Trade Center site, bears solemn witness to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993.

Visit 9/11 Memorial & Museum with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan you digital pass
  • Includes admission to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Your New York Explorer Pass gives you access to many more top NYC attractions, so don't forget to check them out

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum honor the nearly 3,000 victims of these attacks and all those who risked their lives to save others. Head to the Memorial’s twin reflecting pools that sit in the footprint of where the Twin Towers once stood. These pools are each nearly an acre in size and feature the largest manmade waterfalls in North America. The names of every person who died in the 2001 and 1993 attacks are inscribed into the bronze panels edging the pools.

Big bus tour New York discounts | GO New York Pass

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Classic Tour: 2-Day Special Offer

Tick all the famous things to do in NYC off your list with a hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour. Ride a New York Hop-On Hop-Off
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the <a href="https://www.bigbustours.com/en/new-york/new-york-bus-tours/">Big Bus Tour</a> website.</strong></p> <h4>Normal Hours:</h4> <p>Daily and frequent departures.<br /> <strong>April-October:</strong> 8AM-6PM<br /> <strong>November-March:</strong> 8AM-5PM</p> <p>(Hours may be extended during peak season. Please check with your tour guide upon boarding.)</p>
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<p>All holidays and hours are subject to change. Please check the <a href="https://www.bigbustours.com/en/new-york/new-york-routes-and-tour-maps/" target="_blank">Big Bus website</a> for the most up-to-date hours.</p>

Tick all the famous things to do in NYC off your list with a hop-on hop-off Big Bus tour.

Ride a New York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing on the bus – simply scan your digital pass
  • Downtown and Uptown NYC routes included
  • Big Bus has 18 Downtown stops and 14 Uptown stops
  • You can stop off and get free entry at other NYC attractions included on your New York Explorer Pass

As a Go New York Explorer pass customer, you can use your classic 1-day tour ticket for two days. That’s an extra 24 hours of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing at no additional cost! Offer valid until June 30.

Use your New York Explorer Pass for access to the classic one day tour on the Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York. You'll be taken from one hotspot to the next with a choice of uptown and downtown Manhattan routes with over 25 stops on each route.

Statue Of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket Discounts | New York Explorer Pass

Statue Of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry

New York is full of iconic wonders, but none more so than the Statue of Liberty herself. Check out the exhilarating
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the<a href="https://www.statuecruises.com/departure-schedule/#/"> </a><a href="https://www.esbnyc.com/visit-empire-state-building/hours">S</a><a href="https://www.statuecruises.com/departure-schedule/#/">tatue Cruises website.</a></strong></p> <h4>Normal Hours:</h4> <p>Schedule changes regularly, but generally operates from 8.30AM - 3.30PM with regular departures from Battery Park and Liberty State Park. Please check <a href="https://www.statuecruises.com/departure-schedule#/" target="_blank">www.StatueCruises.com</a> for the most up-to-date schedule.</p>
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<p>The Statue of Liberty will be closed on Thanksgiving, November 28, and Christmas Day, December 25.</p>

New York is full of iconic wonders, but none more so than the Statue of Liberty herself. Check out the exhilarating statue of Liberty tours while you're in NYC.

Visit the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • One of New York's top attractions included with Go New York
  • Roundtrip ticket on the Ellis Island ferry to both Liberty and Ellis Islands
  • Admission to Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Statue of Liberty National Monument (ground level)
  • Self-guided audio tours of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Your New York Explorer Pass also gives you access to many more New York City attractions, so don't forget to check them out

Use your New York Explorer Pass to hop on the Ellis Island ferry, get up close to the world-famous green copper statue, and admire her torch and crown. It's the first landmark millions of immigrants saw on arrival to the United States, and a must-see on any trip to New York City.

American Museum of Natural History tickets discount | New York Explorer Pass

American Museum of Natural History

Use your New York Explorer Pass for entry to the Natural History Museum New York and discover every facet of natural
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the <a href="https://www.amnh.org/plan-your-visit">American Museum of Natural History</a> website.</strong></p> <h4>Normal Hours:</h4> <p>Daily, 10AM-5:45PM</p>
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<p>Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.</p>

Use your New York Explorer Pass for entry to the Natural History Museum New York and discover every facet of natural science, from the human body to space and animal life.

Visit the American Museum of Natural History with your New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • General admission to all 45 halls and the Rose Center for Earth and Space
  • Free guided tours around the exhibition
  • Your New York Explorer Pass gives you access to many more NYC attractions, so don't forget to check them out

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest in the world and over five million history buffs visit every year. You might even recognize it as the star of the Robin Williams movie Night at the Museum.

Best of NYC Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing

Best of NYC Cruise: Circle Line Sightseeing

A trip to New York City isn't complete without experiencing the Circle Line Sightseeing: Best of NYC Cruise in Manhattan
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<p><strong>For the most up-to-date opening hours, we recommend checking the <a href="https://www.circleline.com/sightseeing-cruises">Circle Line's</a> website.</strong></p> <h4>Normal Hours:</h4> <p>All Circle Line cruises operate daily - visit<a href="https://www.circleline.com/sightseeing-cruises/" target="_blank"> Circle Line's website</a><em> </em>for current timetables. </p>
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<p>Christmas Day</p>

A trip to New York City isn't complete without experiencing the Circle Line Sightseeing: Best of NYC Cruise in Manhattan. 

Take this Circle Line Sightseeing: Best of NYC Cruise with a New York Explorer Pass

  • Pay nothing upon arrival – simply scan your digital pass
  • Enjoy a 2.5 hour Manhattan cruise 
  • See all the best views from the Circle Line Sightseeing: Best of NYC Cruise
  • Visit plenty of other tourist attractions with the New York Explorer Pass

The Brooklyn Bridge, Yankee Stadium, the Empire State Building, Wall Street, and the South Street Seaport. These are just some of the major NYC attractions you’ll see on your 2.5-hour Manhattan cruise. Enjoy a morning or afternoon of leisurely sightseeing aboard Circle Line and get a better appreciation for the fascinating island that is Manhattan.

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With 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10-choice passes available, you can pick the pass that works best for your trip.

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