New York City Explorer Pass

The Explorer Pass Card to New York City offers you a selection of over 50 must-see attractions, museums, and tours for one low pre-paid price.


  • Package 6 attraction tickets together on your next trip to New York
  • Visit The Empire State Building, the American Museum of Natural History, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Choose between the Top of the Rock Observation Deck and the Guggenheim Museum
  • Choose between the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island and Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
  • Choose between the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

New York City Explorer Pass

Our dollar-bill-size booklet contains six real tickets to the most famous New York attractions. We’ve done the detective work, picked the best of the best, and cut the price nearly in half. (Well, 42% to be precise.)

With your New York CityPASS, you can visit the following attractions easily and affordably:

Empire State Building Observatory

Enjoy general admission entry to the 86th-floor observatory of this New York City icon, plus bonus same-night general admission.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Skip-the-Line admission to the Met’s two million works of art, including all exhibitions at The Met plus same-day admission to The Met Breuer and The Met Cloisters.

American Museum of Natural History

General admission to the Museum and the Rose Center for Earth and Space, plus the Space Show or a giant screen film in 3D and 2D.


Choose between a Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island ferry ride AND a Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise.

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

One ferry ride to and from Battery Park in NY or Liberty Park in NJ, with stops at Liberty Island and Ellis Island. Enjoy leisure time on each island, plus an audio tour on each island and Ellis Island Immigration Museum admission. CityPASS does not include Crown Tickets or Pedestal/Museum Access Pass.


Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

One regularly scheduled Landmark Cruise, Harbor Lights Cruise, Liberty Cruise or Hello Brooklyn Cruise, or a 30-minute ride on The BEAST, a 70-foot racing powerboat (available May-September).

Choose between admission to the Guggenheim Museum AND Top of the Rock Observation Deck

Guggenheim Museum

General admission to Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece of modern architecture that houses a world-renowned collection of art from the 20th and 21st centuries and an audio tour.

Limited Availability: From September 7-October 6, the Guggenheim Museum will be installing a new temporary exhibit; access to exhibits will be limited.


Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock Observation Deck general admission offers stunning 360-degree views from indoor and outdoor decks of the top 3 floors of this legendary art-deco skyscraper.

Please print out our voucher and Redeem this voucher at any CityPASS attraction or the Official NYC Information Center at the Southern tip of City Hall Park on the Broadway sidewalk at Park Row, Manhattan, NY 10017 and receive a New York CityPASS. If redeeming at Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, the voucher must be redeemed at Pier 83 at the 42nd Street ticket window.

Choose between the 9/11 Memorial & Museum AND the Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum.

9/11 Memorial & Museum

Pay your respects to the victims of the 9/11 attacks at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. with general admission to this educational and historical institution.

Please note: At the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, from April through September, CityPASS is valid for entry starting at 2 pm. From October through March, CityPASS is valid for entry starting at the Museum opening. The last entry is always 2 hours prior to close.


Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum

Explore history, science, and service aboard the former aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark.

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