Things to do in New York

Things to do in New York
Things to do in New York
Things to do in New York
Things to do in New York

If you want to have a once in a lifetime experience and see Manhattan from above then you should take a helicopter tour of Manhattan! You will be flying above the Big Apple for 12-15 minutes.

Hop on Hop off Bus Tour

When you are in New York for the first time and want to get to know the city, the best way to see it is by taking a Hop on Hop off Bus. I recommend doing it on the first day (or two) and just enjoying the ride, that way you get to see everything! Full Manhattan Island Boat Tour (3 hrs)
A relaxing and fun way to enjoy Manhattan is by boat. There are a number of boat tours available but the best value for money is the Full Manhattan Island Boat Tour which lasts 3 hours.

Empire State Building Observation Deck

Short Empire State Building info: For the better part of a century, visitors to the New York have headed straight to the Empire State Building for the thrill of a lifetime: the journey aloft to its fabled Observatory nearly a quarter of a mile above Fifth Avenue. Here you are treated to breath-taking panoramas across the rooftops, avenues and byways of the New York Metropolitan areas, to as far away as four neighbouring states.

9/11 Tribute Center

The 9/11 Tribute Center offers visitors a historic timeline, celebrates the community, honours the aftermath of rescue and recovery, shares a personal memorial tribute from 9/11 families. Founded by the September 11th Families Association, the 9/11 Tribute Center galleries reveal authentic experiences through films, artifacts and photos. Family members who lost loved ones, survivors, rescue workers, FDNY, NYPD and Lower Manhattan residents share their unique personal stories. Learn about the exciting future World Trade Center.

The 9/11 Tribute Center is a museum dedicated to the events that occurred on 9/11. It is not the 9/11 Memorial which is at the actual location of where the World Trade Center towers stood. New York Pass holders have walk up access without having to reserve a timed pass ahead of time.

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest and most innovative natural history museums in the world. Journey through the universe in the spectacular Rose Center for Earth and Space. Walk through a re-creation of an African rain forest in the Hall of Biodiversity. See the worlds largest collection of dinosaur, with more than 600 specimens on display.

Atlantic City Excursion on Academy Bus

Enjoy a fun-filled day of casino gaming, fine dining and the exciting shops and attractions along the ocean-front boardwalk at beautiful Atlantic City, New Jersey. Let the professionals at Academy Bus deliver you to the heart of it all on this fun and relaxing day-long adventure. With more than 15 daily departures, you can design a custom itinerary that is perfect for you! Visit www.academybus.com for a complete list of departure times.

Blazing Saddles

Explore bike friendly New York City on a scenic and historic bike ride! Bike the Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and the greenway too! Along your ride you will see breath taking views of the statue of Liberty. Do not forget The Brooklyn and Manhattan Skylines. Ride through Central Park, Battery Park, and Prospect Park too. Locks, Helmets, and detailed map included. Our fun and knowledgeable staff will send you on the ride of your life. So get off your feet and on a seat! Bike the Bridge!

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, called the premier horticultural attraction in the region by The New York Times, is New York City's natural wonder, where no matter what the season, something is always in bloom. Stroll the many gardens within the Garden. Enjoy the serenity of the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, tour the fragrant Cranford Rose Garden and bring the family to explore the children's Discovery Garden.

Brooklyn Bridge Sightseeing Bike Tours and Rentals

Experience the Brooklyn Bridge from a cyclists perspective. Join our friendly licensed tour guides as they share their knowledge on historical attractions, movie locations and any special requests. Brooklyn Bridge Sightseeing offers a variety of high-quality bikes such as: comfort, hybrid, tandem (for two people) bikes, baby seats and baby trailers. Let us make your Central Park experience easier and safer by providing an illustrative map, a helmet, chain-lock, and basket. Free Brooklyn Bridge Bike Tour (2 Hours) at 11am. 4 Hour bike rental with helmet, lock and basket.

Brooklyn Childrens Museum

Brooklyn Children's Museum, founded in 1899, is the world's first museum for kids. Visitors to the museum can get Together in the City, about living, working, and playing together in a diverse city like New York. The pizza parlour where kids bake pizza, serve it to friends, and operate the cash register is always a favourite spot. Experience the Totally Tots exhibit, especially for kids under 5, or head straight to the Animal Outpost to touch some of the live animals.

Brooklyn Historical Society

The Brooklyn Historical Society, founded in 1863, is a renowned urban history center. Providing exhibits, educational programming, neighbourhood history guides, tours and lectures, BHS celebrates all that is unique about Brooklyn and its people. The Brooklyn Historical Societys newly renovated building is designated as both a City and National Landmark, and is located in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District.

Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum is the second largest art museum in the United States, and one of the premier art institutions in the world. Its monumental landmark Beaux Arts building contains comprehensive collections that include more than 1.5 million objects - from Ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary painting and sculpture - representing almost every culture and corner of the world.

Carnegie Hall Tour

Share the magic of this world-famous concert hall and discover the century-old musical legacy left by the worlds greatest artists. Visitors see the concert hall from various points of view, while guides share the story of why Carnegie Hall was built, and what makes Carnegie Hall unique. Guides also tell how the famed Hall was saved from destruction in 1960, and of the Twenty-Eight Week Miracle: the renovation of Carnegie Hall in 1986.

Central Park and Upper West Side Walking Tour

Music makes the world go round and we will follow that path as we see the largest opera house in the world, home of the oldest symphony orchestra in the US, and venues where the world famous alumni of Juilliard and other stars of the musical firmament have enjoyed standing ovations for award winning performances. We visit Strawberry Fields in Central Park to pay homage to members of the Fab Four who changed music forever and see the home of legends of music past & present. Reservations required: It is strongly recommended that you book your tickets before you arrive in New York.

Central Park Bicycle Rentals and Tours

See beautiful Central Park with New Yorks original bicycle experts! Our seasoned tour guides make visiting the park a truly enjoyable experience. Visit Central Parks famous landmarks on a guided tour or explore on your own with a free bike rental. Central Park Bike Tours also offers tours of Harlem and the Brooklyn Bridge.

Central Park Sightseeing Bike Tours and Rentals

Experience Central Park from a cyclists perspective. Licensed tour guides share their knowledge on historical attractions, celebrity homes and movie locations. Current Free Central Park Bike Tour times are (2 Hours) at 9am / 11am / 1:30pm / 4pm. 4 Hour bike rental with helmet, lock and basket.

Circle Line Downton

Climb aboard this fun express ride to view the Statue of Liberty from the unique perspective of the waterfront and learn more about New Yorks historic skyline - all narrated by knowledgeable and entertaining guides! Let your camera go wild and capture the magic of your New York memories.

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

Exclusive for New York Pass holders - Now, the New York Pass offers you a Full Island Sightseeing Cruise -navigate Manhattan Island and see it all - 3 rivers, 7 major bridges, 5 boroughs, over 25 world renowned landmarks and, of course, a magnificent close-up of the Statue of Liberty.

Circle Line is known as 'America's Favourite Boat Ride'. Enjoy the 75-minute or 2-hour cruise past some of New York's most memorable landmarks. Circle Line's knowledgeable tour guides bring to life the breath-taking sights and the fascinating history behind the 'city that never sleeps'.

City Sightseeing Cruises

Take a Midtown 90-minute cruise and discover the city from a different view as you gracefully cruise past Manhattan's skyline on this 90-minute cruise. See both sides of the island - from 42nd Street down to the Battery. Or see New York Harbour on the Downtown 60-minute cruise to marvel at the famous sights of Lower Manhattan and close-up views of the Statue of Liberty.

Clipper City Tall Ship Cruises Manhattan by Sail

This is a shipboard experience you will never forget in all of your life. Nothing will prepare you for the amazing sensation of being on the Clipper City 158 long. Enjoy stunning close up views of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline.

Discovery Times Square

Discovery Times Square is the destination for discovery through unique and immersive exhibits in New York. New York has always been something of a stage - a showcase for debuts and second acts. Discovery is proud to celebrate the world with the world class exhibits of the new Discovery Times Square.

Dwyer Cultural Center

Dwyer Cultural Center is a ground-breaking multimedia cultural center devoted exclusively to the history and traditions of Harlem. The culturally rich and dynamic visual art exhibitions in addition to gorgeously designed performing, studio and rehearsal spaces make the Dwyer Cultural Center a unique setting in historic Harlem.

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is a visual treat for everyone who looks up and sees it perched above Broadway at 204th Street. The Dutch Colonial style farmhouse was built on this site by c. 1784, and is the last farmhouse in Manhattan. Opened as a museum in 1916, today it is nestled in a small garden and is an extraordinary reminder of early Manhattan and an important part of its diverse in wood neighbourhood.

El Museo Del Barrio

El Museo Del Barrio, New York's leading Latino cultural institution, welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the landscape of Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American cultures. Their richness is represented in El Museo's wide-ranging collections and critically acclaimed exhibitions, complemented by film, literary, visual and performing arts series, cultural celebrations, and educational programs. A dynamic artistic, cultural, and community gathering place, El Museo is a center of cultural pride on New Yorks Museum Mile.

FDNY Fire Zone

Explore a real fire engine. Try on bunker gear. Meet one of NYs Bravest. Great NY photo opportunity. Experience the 45 minute presentation which includes a Race to the Fire in real-time, through the crowded streets of NY, to a simulated fire scene. Feel a hot door and crawl through a smoke-filled hallway. Search for your hometown patch in our collection of over 3000. Fire safety has never been this much fun! Purchase official FDNY merchandise. Proceeds benefit the FDNY Foundation.

Food to Foot Tours

To experience a culture you must experience its cuisine and since New York is the melting pot of the world its vast array of cuisines is its shared culture. Food on Foot Tours takes visitors to the largest buffet in the world, New York City. You see the neighborhoods where New Yorkers live and eat and you will travel the way New Yorkers do, by subway and foot.

Fraunces Tavern

Fraunces Tavern Museum is a complex of five buildings with nine galleries, including the famous Long Room where George Washington bade farewell to officers of the Continental Army on December 4th, 1783. The Museum houses an extensive collection of over 3000 Colonial America, Revolutionary War, and Early Republic artifacts, including a lock of George Washingtons hair and the worlds largest collection of John Ward Dunsmore paintings. Visitors to Fraunces Tavern® Museum also can experience free guided tours on the weekends and monthly public evening lectures.

Grand Central Terminal Audio Tour

In 1913, Cornelius Vanderbilt created a colossal, 49-acre city within a city of concrete, steel, and limestone called Grand Central Terminal. With its majestic vaulted Sky Ceiling, a series of Roman-inspired ramps and 60-ft. arched windows, the Beaux Arts terminal is one of the busiest and most beautiful train stations in the world. In 1998, an extensive restoration returned the jewel to its former radiance and polish.

Greenwich Village Walking Tour

No better way to EXPERIENCE Greenwich Village!! Historic Washington Square Park, We will show you!! The SDS Bomb Factory!! Bigelow Pharmacy, the homes of Mark Twain and his next door neighbour, Emma Lazarus, the 2nd oldest Jewish cemetery in North America, the First Presbyterian Church, its notable Church House.

Hallelujah! Gospel Wednesday

If it's Wednesday, it's Gospel in Harlem. Join us for a neighbourhood walking tour followed by an hour of musical and spiritual uplifting! Ask about dining options and offers (additional cost) available after the tour. For customized and group tours, call for information and associated fees. Your New York Pass grants you one free walking and gospel tour.

Harlem One Stop Cultural and Heritage Walking and Step-On Group Tour Packages

Harlem One Stop (HOS) is the source for information on Harlems cultural resources, landmarks, destination points and events. Pre-plan your visits with exciting tours that draw on area history and take visitors behind the scenes to personally engage in the energy and excitement of the communitys contemporary life. Unique Harlem experiences include art scene & wine tasting, Harlem homes, swing dance lessons, soul food cooking lessons, jazz & nightlife, architectural and historical walking tours just to name a few. Group day and specialty tours are available as well as scheduled walking tours.

High Line Walking Tour

Enjoy a stroll on one of the citys most popular new attractions - the High Line. Now a park this elevated railroad freight trestle is landscaped with wildflowers and natural foliage offering amenities as well as superb views of unique architecture, historic sites and some of New Yorks trendiest neighborhoods.

Historic Richmond Town

Historic Richmond Town is a remarkable village and museum that encompasses four centuries of the history and culture of Staten Island. Today, Richmond Town's 100 acres include 28 historic buildings dating from the late 17th to the early 20th centuries, half of which stand on their original locations.

Inside Broadway Tours

This tour shows you the real-life drama and comedy of Broadway, the must-know history and gossip. Hear the personal stories of actors in the business of Broadway as they search for work and stardom. The Broadway Tour is an exciting 2-hour walking tour of New Yorks Theater District. The tour explores not only the history of the Broadway Theater but tells you the backstage stories that make them come alive!

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

The new Intrepid Museum is a unique journey filled with spectacular interactive exhibits and virtual, multi-sensory technology. The complex boasts 30 restored aircraft, former USS Growler submarine and the British Airways Concorde.

Jewish Childrens Museum

A place of learning and wonder, the Jewish Children's Museum is a unique institution where children and their parents from all segments of the community can explore Jewish history and heritage in a stimulating and interactive environment.

Madame Tussauds New York

Madame Tussauds, the world-famous wax attraction, gives you the ultimate celebrity experience in the heart of Times Square, with over 225 incredibly life-like stars and icons. From Marilyn to Madonna to Gaga, there is a star for every generation. Do not miss the new Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience featuring Marvels legendary super heroes and a thrilling 4D Theater finale.

Madison Square Garden, All Access Tour

Celebrate Madison Square Gardens Transformation and be a part of New Yorks Next Defining Moment. Get an insiders look at the Worlds Most Famous Arena with the All Access Tour. Explore the new state-of-the-art arena and commemorate over 130 years of legendary Garden history. Visit Knicks and Rangers locker rooms, experience VIP treatment in new luxury suites, relive historic moments with the MSG Defining Moments exhibit and much more!

Morris Jumel Mansion

Morris-Jumel Mansion (MJM) is more famous than George Washington who stayed at Morris-Jumel Mansion in 1776 when his troops forced a British retreat during the Battle of Harlem Heights.

As Manhattans oldest house, Morris-Jumel Mansion offers you a chance to step back in time starting in 1765, when the house was built by retired British Colonel Roger Morris. As president, in 1790, Washington hosted a dinner for his cabinet members including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and Henry Knox.

Museum at Eldridge St

Described as gasp-inducing by The New York Times, the Museum is housed in the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, a magnificent National Historic Landmark that has been meticulously restored. Explore the buildings history, architecture and culture while discovering its vibrant Lower East Side/Chinatown neighbourhood.

Museum of American Finance

The Museum of American Finance is the nations only public museum dedicated to Americas finances and financial history. An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Museum offers interactive permanent exhibits on the financial markets, money, banking and entrepreneurship.

Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA)

What do artists Otto Dix, Kiki Smith, Marc Chagall and Jacopo Tintoretto have in common? They were all influenced by the Bible, and they are all appeared at the Museum of Biblical Art. Whether Jewish or Christian, contemporary or Renaissance, artists from all over the world and every historical period can be found in the ever-changing temporary exhibitions at the Museum of Biblical Art.

Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Explore the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries before, during, and after the Holocaust. Modern Jewish history and culture are presented through first-person accounts and personal objects in the Museums unique Core Exhibition and award-winning special exhibitions.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The worlds leading museum of modern art offers a rich program of exhibitions at 11 West 53rd Street. Collection highlights include paintings by such modern masters as Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet and Jackson Pollock.

Museum of the City of New York

The essential introduction to New York City, the Museum of the City of New York explores the past, present, and future of New York through ground-breaking exhibitions that offer a behind-the-scenes look at what gives the city its singular character. Now on view every half-hour: Timescapes: A Multimedia Portrait of New York, hailed by The New Yorker as an absorbing biography of the city.

NBC Studio Tour - Free Entry with the New York Pass

The NBC Studio Tour will be closed for construction and redesign starting January 1st, 2014. It will reopen in late 2014. Since 1933, NBC has offered this historic tour that takes you through the halls and into the studios of NBCs New York operations! You will have the opportunity to enter and visit some of our most famous NBC studios.

New Museum

Founded in 1977, the New Museum is New York Citys premier destination for contemporary art. A site of ongoing experimentation and questioning of what art and institutions can be in the 21st century, the New Museum continues to break new ground and look to the future through programming that is open, fearless, and alive.

New York Botanical Gardens

The New York Botanical Garden, one of America's foremost public gardens, spans 250 acres and includes 48 different gardens and plant collections. Features include the Bronx River and cascading waterfall and 50 acres of historic forest.

New York Hall of Science

With more than 450 interactive exhibits, The New York Hall of Science is New Yorks only hands-on science and technology center. See a microbe zoo, enter a distorted room where people appear to shrink or grow, and let your body provide the electric connection to make music!

New York Historical Society

A trip to New York would not be complete without a visit to the New-York Historical Society, where four centuries of history, art and artifacts tell the story of America through the lens of New York. It also contains the only Childrens History Museum in the area, multi-media exhibits and an orientation film all ages will enjoy.

Our restaurant overlooks Central Park and our museum store has been hailed as the best-curated cache of thoughtful, culturally significant gifts by The Village Voice

New York Insiders Shopping Tour

Shop in New Yorks hippest neighborhoods, where celebrities get their fashionable style. This tour offers high-end boutique shopping with bargain hunting and is for all visitors who want to experience NYC shopping like a local.

New York Skyride

Movie. Motion. Sights. Zoom through the citys famous traffic even faster than New Yorks most skilful cabbie Experience New Yorks most famous sites!! New York Skyride is an awesome aerial tour of New York City that sends you on a ride around, above and even below all the city has to offer and you feel the sights from the comfort of a specially-equipped, motion-simulated, big-screen theater seat!

New York Transit Museum

Housed in a historic 1936 IND subway station in Brooklyn Heights, and easily accessible by subway, the New York Transit Museum is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history. The Museum explores the development of the greater New York metropolitan region through the presentation of exhibitions, tours, educational programs and workshops dealing with the cultural, social and technological history of public transportation.

New York Water Taxi

The only harbour cruise that lets you hop off, explore, and hop on again! If you would rather relax while taking in the sites of the city, then this is the ticket for you too. Grab a seat on our open air top deck, or plush climate controlled interior and enjoy the ride 90-minute loop to see the citys most popular neighborhoods, waterfront attractions and bridges.

The New York Water Taxi is the best way to travel down to the 9/11 Memorial. This service conveniently departs from midtowns Pier 79 at 44th street and the Hudson River. The Water Taxi will take Pass holders directly to Battery Park where they are just a short walk away from The World Trade Center site, including the 9/11 Memorial.

Located at the heart of the World Trade Center, the National September 11 Memorial is a place of remembrance honouring those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993. Use your New York Pass at the entrance (Albany & Greenwich St.) to gain access to the 9/11 Memorial.

Noble Maritime Collection

The Noble Maritime Collection is a maritime museum and study center, which opened in 2000 after a seven-year, award-winning rehabilitation of its landmark home at Snug Harbour Cultural Center. John A. Noble (1913-83) was a maritime artist who chronicled the last chapter in the centurys old Age of Sail.

NYC Gospel Walking Tour

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of a famous NYC Gospel choir, learn the history of Gospel music and view gorgeous Brooklyn homes and churches during this tour. We start in Manhattan, where we learn about the African-American roots of Gospel culture. Then we will take the subway to historic Brooklyn Heights, with its stunning architecture to view the church that launched Gospel music onto the world stage. Finally, we visit a church with a Grammy award winning choir and hear some of the best Gospel in the world.

On Location Tours Central Park TV and Movie Sites

Enjoy a beautiful stroll through New Yorks most famous backdrop as you pass countless TV and movie locations on our Central Park TV & Movie Sites walking tour. You do not want to miss out on this unique way to explore Central Park. Reservations Required. Tours run Rain or Shine.

On Location Tours UPTOWN New York TV and Movie Sites

Take a unique bus tour past the doorsteps of your favourite TV and movie characters on our popular UPTOWN New York TV & Movie Sites tour. This is a great way to explore Manhattan, yet with a movie twist! Your tour guide, a local actor, will take you by countless locations from TV shows and movies you know and love. As you journey up Broadway and down Fifth Avenue, you will see locations from Black Swan, Spider-Man, The Devil Wears Prada, You have Got Mail, and Breakfast at Tiffanys, Men in Black II, and many more!

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour will be closed on January 31st and February 1st 2014. GET AN INSIDERS VIEW of New Yorks premier entertainment venue, where the biggest names in show business perform. The Stage Door Tour is the perfect outing for entertainment, history, and theater lovers. Learn about the genesis of Radio City Music Hall and the legendary Rockettes.

New Tour highlights include:

  • Complimentary fact-sheet about Radio City Music Hall in SIX (6) different languages
  • Meet a world-famous Radio City Rockette
  • View the Celebrity Signed Guest Book
  • Explore the Beautiful Art-Deco Interiors
  • Learn the secrets of the Great Stage and more!

Rockefeller Center Tour

Discover the brilliant history behind the art, design and architecture of Rockefeller Center with the Rockefeller Center Tour! Guests follow seasoned guides and listen through their own personal headset as they are led throughout the famous streets, building and landmarks that make up this wondrous city within a city. The treasured and inspiring stories that comprise John D. Rockefeller Jr.s true vision of the Center are unveiled and brought to life during this unique tour amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City.

Shearwater Classic Schooner Manhattan by Sail

For something different, see Manhattan By Sail on the 1929 Shearwater, an 82-foot double-masted Great Gatsby Era sailing yacht. Feel the gentle breeze in your face as the sails fill and glide you past the Statue of Liberty and around the tip of Manhattan. Nothing beats your view as you sip your beverage and enjoy the sound of a sail rustle with the water all around. The Shearwater departs from the North Cove Marina (Battery Park City) at the World Financial Center from May through Mid-October.

Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

Learn about the dramatic history of slavery and the Underground Railroad in NYC. Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover the stories of real New Yorkers who risked life and property to help people escaping American Slavery.

SOHO Little Italy Chinatown Walking Tour

Ready for some authentic Big Apple? It does not get more real than a visit to Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown where different worlds appear just around the corner. Catch movie stars, celebrities and fashionistas in the historic Soho district with its charming cast-­iron buildings, its greatest treasure.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece of modern architecture is home to one of the world's finest collections of 20th century art. Don't miss walking the grand ramp that curves from the ground to the dome.

Staten Island Botanical Garden

The Staten Island Botanical Garden, home of America's first authentic Ming era Chinese Scholar's Garden, includes more than 20 gardens. Connie Gretz's Secret Garden is reached by crossing a drawbridge spanning a moat, walking through a three-story castle, and navigating a formal maze.

Staten Island Childrens Museum

The Staten Island Children's Museum is a place to exercise minds, bodies and imaginations at New York's only indoor-outdoor interactive museum set in an 84-acre park. Families will relish six exciting hands-on exhibitions on topics including bugs, blocks, water, theater and world exploration! Creative workshops for children and performances are regular occurrences at the museum.

Statue of Liberty Ferry Tickets

Now you can easily visit the Statue of Liberty National Monument only a short ferry ride from Battery Park. Be sure not to miss the historic halls and galleries at Ellis Island, where more than 12 million immigrants first entered America.

Audio tours are available for free to New York Pass holders to both Liberty Island and Ellis Island. They are available in different languages including Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish.

Ferry to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - New York Pass grants you a free ride on the Ferry that will take you to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. One round trip ferry ticket includes visits to both islands, and the audio tour, but does not include access inside the Statue of Liberty.


Ferry Schedule:

Ferries operate every 15-20 minutes from Battery Park. First ferry starts at 9.00 AM; last Ferry to leaving Battery Park departs at 3.30 pm



Statue of Liberty Monument/Pedestal Access:

New York Pass holders are able to pick up Monument tickets on a first-come first-serve basis. We recommend getting there first thing in the morning as Monument tickets run out fast. You cannot reserve these tickets with The New York Pass.


The Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO neighbourhood tour

Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and learn the amazing and dramatic story of this world -famous New York City Landmark while enjoying gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline. Across the bridge, explore the trendy Brooklyn neighbourhood of DUMBO, known for its high-end boutiques, delicious desserts and pizza shops, art galleries, and scenic waterfront views.

The Cathedral of St John the Divine

So tall that the Statue of Liberty would fit comfortably under its dome and over two football fields long! Take a tour and discover its soaring Gothic and Romanesque architecture, magnificent stained glass windows, beautiful gardens, and wandering peacocks. The New York Pass grants you free admission to the Cathedral and a free Public Highlight Tour.

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

High atop a hill in northern Manhattans Fort Tryon Park, overlooking the Hudson River, The Cloisters museum and gardens is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to medieval art and architecture. Featuring 5,000 works of art, including magnificent sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, stained glass, and the celebrated Unicorn Tapestries.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Visit the Met...see the world! With over two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of culture at NYC's most-visited attraction, The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents the best of human creativity from across the globe world-famous collections on view ranging from ancient Egyptian treasures to the spectacular New American Wing, plus more than 30 annual special exhibitions, all free with your admission.

The New York City Police Museum

Come explore the rich history of the worlds most famous police force, now located in the NYPDs historic first precinct station house. The exhibits in the Police Museum highlight the unique law enforcement challenges that have shaped the Department as the City has grown. Visitors also receive a first-hand look into the inner working of todays almost 40,000 officer force, with interactive exhibits featuring officers on active duty.

The Paley Center for Media

There is something for everyone at the Paley Center for Media! The collection includes over 100,000 television and radio programs and advertisements from the 1920s to the present.

The Skyscraper Museum

With the skyline of Lower Manhattan as a backdrop and the panorama of New York harbour at its front door, The Skyscraper Museum enjoys a site of breath-taking beauty and rich history.

The Studio Museum in Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem is a contemporary art museum that focuses on the work of artists of African descent locally, nationally and globally, as well as work that has been inspired and influenced by African-American culture. The Studio Museum in Harlem is committed to serving as a unique resource in the local community, and in national and international arenas.

Top of the Rock

Discover Top of the Rockâ„¢ Observation Deck and experience breath-taking views of New York City and beyond. The excitement begins on the ground floor and mezzanine with a dazzling Swarovski crystal chandelier and multi-media exhibit full of the rich history, art and architecture of Rockefeller Center.

Tour at Lincoln Center

Begin your exploration of Lincoln Center at the David Rubenstein Atrium, the new starting point for all guided tours. Get an inside look at what happens on and off the stages of our prestigious venues, which include the Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall, David H. Koch Theater (previously New York State Theater), Vivian Beaumont Theater, and the dramatically transformed Alice Tully Hall. Visitors will hear fascinating stories about our history and perhaps even catch a rehearsal in progress!

Van Cortlandt House Museum

Since 1748, Van Cortlandt House Museum has stood as a symbol of New York's colonial past and the men and women who shaped our history. This beautiful Georgian-style mansion was built for Frederick Van Cortlandt, as the focal point of his prosperous wheat plantation, and is the oldest residence in the Bronx.

Walkin Broadway

Walkin Broadway, an Official Times Square Tour is a unique 90-minute Guided Walking Tour with Audio Enhancements. While discovering the Times Square Theater District, each guest will listen to the guide in their own audio headset. The music from Broadway shows and Times Square clubs will have you dancing down Broadway.

Wall Street and Beyond Walking Tour

Experience the history and future of the Big City as you walk the streets where the early history of NYC took place, St. Pauls Chapel, Wall Street, Trinity Church, City Hall, Brooklyn Bridge, and more Stop at the World Financial Center and view Ground Zero of the World Trade Center. Meeting Place: South East corner of Broadway and Chambers Street.

Wall Street and Financial District Tour

Wall Street is not just a street in Downtown Manhattan! It is the symbol of the U.S. financial industry with a fascinating history stretching back over 200 years. See the New York Stock Exchange, Trinity Church, Wall Street Bull, US Customs House, Bowling Green, the Trump Building and Ground Zero. Reservations required.

Wave Hill

Wave Hill is an internationally acclaimed 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx. One of New York City's best kept secrets, this remarkable botanical gem offers weekend programs in horticulture and the visual, performing and literary arts.

Weeksville Heritage Center

Weeksville Heritage Center brings African American history to life! Its historic Hunter fly Road Houses are the only surviving residential structures of Weeksville, a vibrant, self-sufficient 19th century African American community. There is a lot to discover about how African Americans lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art is the leading institution of American art and culture of our time, housed in a Marcel Breuer-designed building that is a landmark of modern architecture. The Whitneys renowned holdings of 20th and 21st-century American art.

Yankee Stadium Tour

Experience the legend of Yankees baseball by taking the ultimate Behind-The-Scenes tour of Yankees Stadium. Highlights of the include visits to the New York Yankees Museum, presented by Bank of America, Monument Park, The Dugout and the Yankees Clubhouse. All sites on the tours are subject to current availability. Groups of 12 or more must be reserved in advance. The Manhattan Sky Helicopter Tour

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