One World Observatory & 9/11 Memorial Museum Combo Saver
Combine a visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum with the incredible views of the One World Observatory
Explore the site where the former World Trade Center once stood with the Landmarks of Ground Zero Combo Ticket. Learn about some the individual victims and their stories at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, and take in the breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and beyond from the top of the One World Observatory, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
Our guide to One World Observatory & 9/11 Memorial Museum Combo Saver
Landmarks of Ground Zero Combo Ticket gives you a unique chance to visit two of the most visited sites in Lower Manhattan - the 9/11 Memorial Museum and the One World Observatory.
See the two reflecting pools of the 9/11 Memorial, formed in the footprints of the original Twin Towers, before entering the 9/11 Memorial Museum to see exhibits including images, artefacts, and oral stories provided by friends and loved ones. A short walk away, take an incredible elevator ride to the top of the One World Observatory and marvel at the view of the Manhattan skyline and beyond from the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
9/11 Memorial Museum Skip-the-Line Admission Ticket
See artefacts, hear first-hand accounts of the devastating attack on the World Trade Center, and learn more with multi-media displays examining the background of the attacks and the story of what happened on 9/11.
Enter the dramatic Foundation Hall, containing the "slurry wall", a surviving retaining wall of the original World Trade Center, as well as the 36-foot-high "Last Column", covered with mementos, memorial inscriptions and missing posters and see the historic "Survivor's Stairs", a remnant of the staircase through which hundreds escaped with their lives.
The 9/11 Memorial Museum is a tribute of remembrance and honour to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the multiple terror attacks on September 11, 2001 as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993.
One World Observatory
Ascend to the to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than sixty seconds as an incredible high-definition time-lapse video on the glass walls your Sky Pod elevator recreates the development of New York City’s skyline from the 1500s to today’s skyscrapers.
When you get to the top, be prepared to explore three levels filled with innovation and inspiration. But first, immerse yourself in a 2-minute screening session at the See Forever Theater that presents the unique pulsating rhythm of the Big Apple in three dimensions, by combining bird’s eye imagery, time-lapse shots and patterns. As the video ends and the screen rises slowly, revealing the observation deck and the amazing panoramic views of New York City and beyond.
Head to the main Observatory on the 100th floor, also known as the Discovery Level and experience the Big Apple like never before. Enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of the city, taking in her iconic sights and neatly lined the blocks and avenues. From your lofty position, you can look down on the helicopters that take tourists high over Manhattan and see just how many boats fill the surrounding water. The Main Observatory also features the expansive Sky Portal, where you can take a walk high above the streets of New York. Those brave enough step a circle of video screens that deliver an unforgettable high-definition view of the streets below.
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions for One World Observatory & 9/11 Memorial Museum Combo Saver
- There is a limited amount of tickets available daily for the One World Observatory so book early to avoid disappointment.
- You must select at checkout the date and time you wish to visit the One World Observatory.
- For 9/11 Memorial Museum, you will receive a barcoded open-dated ticket.
- You must arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of your designated admission time. Due to high demand, tickets cannot be honoured outside your selected time and date.
- Once booked and confirmed, tickets are non-refundable and 100% cancellation fees will apply.
- Children under 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Guests ages 7 and under are admitted free of charge.
- Photography is permitted for private, non-commercial use only and is permitted in all locations unless otherwise posted.
- The historical exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum may not be appropriate for visitors younger than 10 years of age. Adults accompanying younger visitors should exercise discretion before entering.
- Luggage is not allowed in the Observatory. Only bags/backpacks/packages no larger than 25” high x no more than 17” wide and no more than 9″ deep are permitted. There are no lockers or storage capabilities available for personal items.
- The hours of operation on the 4th July are often shortened. Check One World Observatory's official website for details if you plan to visit on this day.
Frequently Asked Questions for One World Observatory & 9/11 Memorial Museum Combo Saver
- What is Ground Zero?
Ground Zero is generally defined as the site of the former World Trade Center and areas surrounding it.
- What is One World Observatory?
Located at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, on the 100th, 101st and 102nd floors of One World Trade Center, the One World Observatory offers views of New York City’s iconic sights, surrounding waters and skyline. The guest experience goes beyond the amazing view as Guests can explore the levels of the Observatory filled with innovation, inspiration and an incredible elevator ride to the top.
- What are timed tickets?
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 on line for entry to the building.
- What if I arrive later than my entry time?
Late arrivals will be accommodated based on capacity. However, 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.
- Is One World Observatory accessible to guests with disabilities?
One World Observatory – including its exhibits and amenities – are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Guests requiring assistance (e.g., auxiliary aids or services), should contact the Guest Services office at 844-OWO-1776 or Guest Services Desk, in advance of their visit.
- Can I visit both attractions on the same day?
Yes, you can. You may select the date and time you wish to visit the attractions on the checkout page. Please note this is subject to availability. We will contact you to confirm your timeslots.
- How far apart are the two attractions?
The attractions are within a short walking distance.