With the New York CityPass, you pay one price and you get admission to six popular attractions. There aren’t options with this pass; everyone pays the same price and has access to the same set of attractions. The current price for the New York CityPass is $116 for adults and $92 for kids age 6 – 17.
The pass is good for nine consecutive days, beginning on the day you use it for the first time.
The attraction admission included with CityPass are:
- Empire State Building Observatory
- American Museum of Natural History
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art)
- Top of the Rock or the Guggenheim Museum
- Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island or Circle Line Cruises
- 9/11 Memorial & Museum or Intrepid Sea,Air & Space Museum
For the Circle Line Cruises option, you can choose from the Landmark Cruise, Harbor Lights Cruise, or The Beast Thrill Ride.
Where to Buy a CityPass
You can purchase your CityPass online in advance or at any of the CityPass attractions. If you purchase online, you’ll have the option of recieving an e-mail voucher or having the ticket booklet mailed to you. If you choose the email voucher option, you’ll have to exchange it for your ticket booklet once you get to New York City. Order far enough in advance to receive the booklet in the mail and you can skip that step.
How to Use CityPass
Present your CityPass booklet at the entry to each attraction. Where you present your booklet varies with each attraction. At some attractions, you’ll need to wait in the ticket line and exchange your booklet voucher for a ticket. At other locations, you’ll be able to skip the ticket line. Some have designated CityPass lines. Find out what’s required at each location here.
How Much do you Save?
The CityPass get you into six included attractions for up to 40% off the cost of paying regular price at each of the individual attractions. Note that the Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History operate on a suggested donation policy, meaning you could pay less than the suggested donation, which is used in the CityPass price comparison.
Other Attraction Pass Options
Other New York City attraction pass options to consider:
The New York Pass is priced according to the number of days that it’s good for. During those days, it get’s you into any of the over 70 participating attractions.
The New York Explorer Pass is priced according to how many attractions you want to see. You can purchase passes for 3, 5, 7, or 10 attractions. There are over 50 participating attractions and you don’t have to choose which one’s you want to visit in advance. You have 30 days from the first use to see the number of attractions included with your pass.
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