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Go City: New York Explorer Pass - Choose 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions

With the New York Explorer Pass by Go City you get access to your favorite 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 10 attractions or tours, from over 95 things to do, and save up to 40% (compared to buying individual attraction tickets). Admire sweeping views from the Empire State Building Observatory, Top of the Rock, Edge and One World Observatory. See the city from a Hop on Hop off Bus, or take a Sightseeing Cruise. There's something for everyone!

Create your own itinerary and sightsee the Big Apple at your own pace - you have up to 60 days to use your pass. Use the included digital guide to plan your trip and check which activities require advanced reservations, then show your pass on your mobile device at the entrance. What's more, your pass is valid for 2 years from purchase date, and only activates with your first visit, so you don't have to worry if your travel plans need to change.
City: New York City
Wed 22 May
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Starting at $74.00
Wed 22 May
Starting at $74.00
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What's Included
Free digital guide with information including opening times and entry requirements
Valid for 60 days from first attraction visit
Choice of two, three, four, five, six, seven or ten attractions, tours or activities
Route and map
Meeting point
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New York City
20 West 34th Street
Download your digital guide at: gocity.com/new-york/en-us/guidebook/explorer

Please note: Some attractions or tours may be unavailable, or require advanced reservations, at the time of your visit (https://gocity.com/new-york/en-us/products/explorer/reservations). Please check the included digital Go City guide for special instructions, as well as each attraction website for up to date closure information.

How to Use: Every pass has a unique code, which will be scanned for admission to each attraction. For special offers at shops and restaurants, show your pass to your server or cashier. Some attractions may require reservations. Please read attraction information for hours, closings, and special admission instructions included in the guidebook, the gocity.com website or mobile app.


How do I use my pass to visit the Statue of Liberty?
Present your pass at one of the Statue Cruises ticket counters inside Castle Clinton at Battery Park. The Ferry requires airport-level security, so be prepared for a long wait. Allow at least 2 hours to visit one island and 4 hours to visit Ellis & Liberty islands. Your pass provides you access to the island only. Pedestal & crown access requires reservations and space is limited, and is not included with your pass.

When does my pass expire?
You have 2 years from purchase to activate your pass or it will expire. Visiting your first attraction activates your pass. Then, you have 60 days to use your pass. You may visit an attraction once per the life of the pass, unless otherwise noted.

Other Questions? Call +1 617‑671‑1000

Download your digital guide here: https://gocity.com/new-york/en-us/guidebook/explorer
Reservations instructions: https://gocity.com/new-york/en-us/products/explorer/reservations
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Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • For the most up to date attraction line-up refer to your customer voucher post-purchase which contains your digital guide. Alternatively check the Go City app and website for the latest information.
  • Your New York Explorer Pass will be immediately available as your 'ticket' after purchase, Save on your mobile device for easy use or print your pass if you prefer a hard copy.
  • The New York Explorer Pass is activated the date of first use. Additional attractions purchased are valid up to 60-days after first use.
  • Go City child passes are only available for ages 3 to 12 years old. For any accompanying children under 3 yrs old please check with each individual attraction or tour whether infants are accepted and/or need to pay an entrance fee.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Some attractions welcome visitors on the day and some need to be booked in advance, so be sure to check the digital guide for instructions and place reservations well in advance (where needed) to avoid disappointment.
  • New York also has a few extremely popular attractions that don't have reservation requirements, but will involve wait times during busy periods. These include Top of the Rock Observation Deck, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, One World Observatory, Best of NYC Cruise by Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and Liberty Super Express Cruise. For these attractions in particular, check all the tips included on the digital guide and app, to ensure you have the best sightseeing experience.
  • Attractions may have upgrades available and may be purchased the day visited, payable direct to the operator
  • Please note that visits to the Empire State Building during sunset time slots require an additional 10 dollars fee payable directly to the Empire State Building when reserving your visit online or via the onsite kiosk.
  • All venues have differing measures in place under the guidelines of local authorities. Please visit venue websites for further details. For additional flexibility your pass is valid for 2-years from purchase date and is only activated when you visit your first attraction.
What To Expect
Empire State Building
Take in the whole Empire State Building Experience, including the newly renovated art-deco lobby, the sustainability and historical exhibits, and a free self-guided multimedia tour. See panoramic views of up to five states from the surrounding open-air promenade or from the climate controlled viewing galleries. Get details about what you’re viewing from every vantage point with the free self-guided multimedia tour. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions. Please note that visits to the Empire State Building during sunset time slots require an additional $10 fee payable directly to the Empire State Building when reserving your visit online or via the onsite kiosk. We recommend visiting after sunset to save the fee and enjoy views of the city at night!
Top of the Rock
Manhattan is all about skylines and Top of the Rock is up there with the best. You'll hop in a glass elevator and whizz 70 floors up to the Top of the Rock Observatory. Comprising both indoor and outdoor spaces, this 55,000 square-foot area is made up of three observation decks that give you unobstructed, 360-degree views of the city, including Central Park, the Hudson River and even Connecticut on a clear day. Best of all, the Art Deco building offers something the Empire State Building never will – a view of the Empire State Building. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to wait in line to receive a time slot. We recommend arriving between 9AM and 3PM for the shortest wait times.
One World Observatory
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. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to wait in line to receive a time slot.
Edge NYC
The Edge is New York City’s most exciting new attraction, set high above the fabulous, glimmering, brand new Hudson Yards! You’ll ride the elevator 100 stories into the sky, then step out in the open air onto a vast viewing platform with the famous skyline right before your eyes.
Statue of Liberty
Visit the grounds of Liberty Island and get unbeatable views of Lady Liberty and downtown Manhattan aboard a ferry. Then, head over to Ellis Island to learn all about American immigration and research your family history at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. PLEASE NOTE: Reservations are required for this activity. Check the digital guide for instructions. Also note that access to the Pedestal and Crown of the Statue of Liberty is not included with your Pass. If you wish add access to those parts of the statue, you will need book Crown Reserve and/or Pedestal Reserve tickets separately and make reservations as soon as possible as space is limited and tours often sell out months in advance.
Circle Line Cruises
Providing magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and interesting tidbits about the city and its surroundings, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is a true New York institution and a “must-see” attraction while in town. Your New York Explorer Pass offers a variety of cruise options and tours, giving you unparalleled views of Manhattan so you can fill your social media with plenty of envy-inducing snaps. Plus, the live narration means you won’t miss any interesting tidbits about your watery surroundings. Sail past the world-famous Statue of Liberty, swing by historic Ellis Island, and sail right until the Brooklyn Bridge. PLEASE NOTE: Upon presentation of your pass, a time and date for the cruise must be selected. Please allow yourself at least 45-minutes for ample ticketing and boarding time.
The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
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. Your New York Explorer Pass provides entry to the museum's 110,000 square feet of exhibition space, where you’ll experience the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives, and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to wait in line to receive a time slot.
American Museum of Natural History
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. The impressive exhibits include a giant 94-foot whale model, the 563 carat Star of India sapphire, and a giant Sequoia tree which is almost 2,000 years old. You’ll also find one of the biggest collections of fossils and dinosaur bones in the world. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Learn all about American military and maritime history at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Space Shuttle, a museum that explores the past through four historic vessels: the Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, Submarine Growler, Space Shuttle Enterprise, and the British Airways Concorde. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to wait in line to receive a time slot.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
More like a sanctuary than a museum, The Museum of Modern Art in midtown Manhattan has earned its reputation as the greatest collection of modern art in the world, and this world-famous institution is well worth the trip for anyone visiting New York City. An inspirational building in its own right, filled with light and contemporary space and design, MoMA houses such masterpieces as Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night, Claude Monet’s Reflections of Clouds on the Water-Lily Pond, and Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans. That’s right: many of those pieces you perhaps thought of as classics are actually modern art! Not limited to the abstract, MoMA holds the works of such masters as Paul Gauguin, Georges Seurat, Paul Cézanne, and many more. PLEASE NOTE: Head to the MoMA ticket desk and present your pass to be issued a ticket for the next available time slot.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and is one of the 20th century’s most significant and unusual architectural structures. Whether the museum’s content rivals its exterior remains to be decided by the individual visitor. One thing is certain: you will not leave this building without a new-found sense of awe and respect for the great artists whose priceless masterpieces are housed within. Calder, Chagall, Kandinsky, Klee, Picasso and van Gogh are all here on permanent display. The astonishing galleries at the Guggenheim Museum are also home to the works of Cézanne, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Picasso, Pissarro, and Renoir. From Impressionist and Post-Impressionist, to sculpture and works of the avant-garde, this museum will make a huge impression on you.
Madame Tussauds New York
Make your way through fun themed areas and interact with the characters. You can hop on a flying bike with E.T., warm-up for late-night TV with Jimmy Fallon or compete to win the Hunger Games with Katniss Everdeen. You can even attend an A-list party with the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, and Morgan Freeman, and shake hands with world leaders including Donald Trump and Abraham Lincoln.
Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum of American Art plays an integral role in the contemporary American art industry with an expansive collection featuring a range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art. Dedicated to promoting present-day art by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting works by living artists, the museum is one of the finest institutions of twentieth century American art in the world and is vital to the success of the American art industry today.
New York Botanical Garden
According to the Wall Street Journal, the New York Botanical Garden is "always a magical place." Visit New York City’s greenest cultural oasis. The New York Botanical Garden offers something for everyone: spectacular exhibitions, delicious refreshments, unique gifts at Shop In the Garden, and hands-on activities for kids at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. A visit to The New York Botanical Garden is an entire day of fun for the whole family!
Visit SPYSCAPE®, a multi-sensory spy museum and immersive experience that lets you test your skills and intelligence in the world of espionage to discover your inner spy or spy detective. Develop spy skills relevant to your everyday life. Learn to effectively lie and keep your story straight and how to spot a liar in interrogation booths and take part in a 360-degree surveillance mission that measures your agility in special ops assignments.
St. Patrick's Old Cathedral
Catacombs by Candlelight Tour - Experience an atmospheric journey through history, and see what lies beneath the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral. This 90-minute guided tour will take you through the underground tunnels and passageways of historic catacombs, with plenty of spine-tingling stories as you go. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Broadway & Times Square Walking Tour - Go on a 1-hour and 45-minute walking tour of two New York City landmarks: Broadway and Times Square, led by a professional insider (an experienced actor or director!) with first-hand experience. This fully immersive walking tour will lift the curtain and introduce you to the world of Broadway theater, auditions, opening nights, disappointments, and huge successes—including the personal experiences of your guide, so you’ll get to experience Broadway Theater from the perspective of a real artist. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Museum of Sex
The Museum of Sex takes you on an educational journey to the epicenter of human sexuality, around the world, from past to present. Advocating open discourse, the museum displays 15,000 artifacts and perspectives on sexuality from leading scholars, artists, and more.
Brooklyn Museum
Hop on over to Brooklyn – NYC's coolest neighborhood – to visit its museum and world-renowned botanic gardens. Brooklyn Museum is one of the oldest and largest institutes of its kind in the country, boasting a huge collection of global artifacts and art. You'll find pieces from Egypt, Asia, Africa and Europe along with collections dedicated to important themes like feminism and identity. Peruse the winding halls of art and learn more about the world around you. Your Brooklyn Museum ticket also grants you access to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a 52-acre haven full of exotic plants and stunning blooms.
National Museum of the American Indian
NYC Slavery & Underground Railroad Walking Tour - Explore the origins of slavery in colonial New York on this 2.5-hour guided tour. You’ll learn about how men and women banded together to form the risky network that became the Underground Railroad, and you'll hear some of the stories from those who traveled the route in pursuit of freedom. Your guide will tell you all about riots, revolts, and tales of the courage and triumph of real New Yorkers who risked their lives and everything they had to help people escape slavery in this eye-opening tour of the city's pivotal past. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village Walking Tour - Take a two-hour guided tour of the ‘birthplace of American Counter-Culture’. Home to a large community of artists, writers, and creative types, this Greenwich Village Walking Tour will give you the inside look at one of the most bohemian areas of New York City. Your tour guide will fill you in on some local history related to the area's most famous and notorious residents and visitors, including Bob Dylan, Edgar Allen Poe, John Wilkes Booth, and more. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
The High Line
High Line – Chelsea – Meatpacking District Neighborhood Walking Tour - Start off by exploring trendy Chelsea Market, an abandoned factory that has been renovated into a food court where you can sample NYC foodie favorites. Find boutique bakeries that make cakes shaped like your favorite designer bags, or try a trendy take on classic NYC street fare. You'll then ascend the stairs to the High Line to wander through the greenery above ground. Take in the art installations, spectacular views, and unique vantage point that this sky-high park allows for. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Governors Island
Enjoy a Surrey Bike Rental on Governors Island, just a short ferry ride from Manhattan. Just a short ferry ride from Manhattan or Brooklyn, Governors Island is a world away from the hustle and bustle of NYC - it boasts green spaces, car-free paths, and stunning views. Pedal around all 172 acres and explore the sights with a two-hour surrey rental. You’ll don your helmet and hit the cycle paths with your detailed map to ensure you don’t get lost.
Museum of the City of New York
There’s so much packed into the island of Manhattan that they had to make a museum about it. The aptly-named Museum of the City of New York (MCNY), focuses on the art and history of the Big Apple and boasts a wealth of artifacts showcasing the city’s past, present and future.
New-York Historical Society Museum & Library
The New-York Historical Society Museum & Library hits the spot for anyone craving an offbeat and often surprising bite of New York City culture easily digested in an hour or two. Quirky, smart, immersive and right next door to the much larger and more well-known Museum of Natural History, the New-York Historical Society Museum offers a rich taste of New York City with a collection that includes everything from 16th-century arrowheads to almost 3,000 historical toys and games to a model of Lincoln’s head from the same sculptor who created the Lincoln Memorial to a door from the first fire engine that reached ground zero on September 11.
Escape Virtuality
Delve into a whole new virtual world at Escape Virtuality, New York’s most exciting VR experience. Your pass includes one virtual reality experience, putting you behind the wheel, in the jungle, or walking the plank with a choice of realistic games. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
With your New York Explorer Pass, you'll get expedited entry into the newly-restored cathedral affectionately known as America's Parish Church. Download your tour narration ahead of your visit and enjoy the insightful commentary as you explore the historic site. The audio tour is designed to operate on iPhone iOS as well as Android systems meaning that you can use your own device, and tours are currently offered in English, Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese.
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Learn about Jewish life and history before, during and after the Holocaust at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
Fotografiska New York
Anything but an ordinary museum, Fotografiska New York uses the power of photography to inspire a more conscious world with powerful, unparalleled exhibitions showcasing some of the world’s best photographers, housed in a historic landmark building located in the Flatiron District.
Rockefeller Center Tour
Spanning the area between Fifth and Sixth Avenue, Rockefeller Center has earned its reputation as a city within a city. Expert guides will take you on a magical Rockefeller Center Tour through its rich history, which is entertaining and educational even for New Yorkers! Some say Rockefeller Center is the hub of Manhattan. Home to the world’s most famous Christmas Tree, NBC New York Studios, the iconic ice skating rink, the Associated Press, and the “30 Rock Building”, this eclectic entertainment and business complex is a great place to spend some time. PLEASE NOTE: Capacity is limited to 10 guests per tour and tours are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Wall Street
How Money Was Made: Wall Street Walking Tour - This 2.5-hour tour includes an in-depth live commentary that explores Wall Street’s financial and political importance. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium Classic Tour - Gain a new appreciation for the New York Yankee franchise and baseball history on a guided tour of legendary Yankee Stadium! Knowledgeable tour guides take visitors through Yankee Stadium featuring highlights that go beyond the sights you’ve seen on TV. You’ll learn about the history of the stadium itself, the Yankee dynasty over the years, and some of the greatest players in history to play at Yankee Stadium. PLEASE NOTE: Passes are redeemed on a first come first serve basis and are subject to availability. Tours are popular, we suggest arriving 15 minutes prior to your redeemed Classic Tour start time at the box office and please allow time for security.
The Official Chinatown Walking Tour - Experience the sights, sounds and smells of Manhattan’s vibrant Chinatown with a guided walk through its narrow streets. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Little Italy
The Official Little Italy Walking Tour - Walk the ‘mean streets’ that inspired the young Martin Scorsese to become a filmmaker and discover the often troubled history of this cosmopolitan neighborhood. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
Immerse yourself in a world made of LEGO® bricks at the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center in Westchester, New York. Please note: currently unavailable (covid-19 update) You’ll get to go on two interactive, adventure-packed LEGO® rides: Merlin’s Apprentice Ride and Kingdom Quest, watch a featured film in the 4D cinema with rain, wind, and even snow, attend the LEGO® Fire Academy, see all of New York’s top attractions constructed with LEGO® bricks in MINILAND®, and more. Kids will be inspired by their surroundings to create and work on their LEGO® engineering skills at the Model Builder Academy – where they can learn tips and tricks from Master Builders and then test their newfound expertise on the race tracks.
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
No trip to New York is complete without a little shopping. Experience premium New York shopping without the premium New York price tags at The Woodbury Common Outlets and get everyday savings of 25%-65% off name brand designer fashion and goods. Includes roundtrip transportation. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
Fraunces Tavern Museum
Fraunces Tavern® Museum’s role in the history of the United States is the stuff of legend. General George Washington – later of course to become the first President of the United States – used the tavern as a headquarters as America fought to break free from British rule. PLEASE NOTE: This activity requires advanced reservations. Check the included digital guide for instructions.
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Nov 2022
I bought this pass because I could choose a number of attractions rather than number of days. The pass activates when you go to the first attraction and then lasts up to 60 days. I did not use the pass for the Statue of Liberty because you don’t get to visit the pedestal or crown using the pass, so you can just visit the outside of the statue and the museum plus Ellis Island. On some attractions you can’t book a specific entry time eg at the 9/11 memorial museum or Top of the Rock - but as it was we did not have any large queue at either of these venues. Some of the attractions are not available after October eg some of the walking tours. I spent quite a bit of time viewing details of the attractions and tours including the locations so I could plan my days and work how many attractions I needed over 4 days. I used the pass for Empire State, Museum of Modern Art, Highline Walking Tour, Greenwich Village Walking Tour - all of which I booked specific times for- The following you just have to turn up - Rockefeller Centre Top of the Rock, 9/11 Museum, Bike Hire . The pass worked well for us and definitely saved money plus we did the walking tours which we would probably not done otherwise. I recommend doing them early in your stay as you learn a lot and get a lot of recommendations which obviously you can’t follow up on if you are already at the end of your trip.
Response from Host
Dec 2022
Hi! It is great to hear that you enjoyed using the pass from Go City while in New York and saved money at the same time. We're glad to have been a part of this excellent trip. Regards, Go City - JT
Nov 2022
Our trip included a visit to the Edge in Hudson Yards. This new area of New York was beautifully decorated for Christmas and the view of the sunset from the venue was spectacular!! A must see!
Response from Host
Dec 2022
Hi! That sounds like a great adventure! We’re glad you managed to explore many of New York's attractions. We're glad to have been a part of this excellent trip. Regards, Go City - JT
Nov 2022
I would love to give it 5 stars. The value was great but getting our passes to link took us three days and six emails. We bought the Dublin City Pass. The only way to book the Guinness tour was through their link. Ours did not work, time after time. Kind as they were, their customer service is all India based and it’s hard to get the issues fixed. Huge disappointment and not worth the money because so far we’ve been unable to book the one tour we care about most.
Response from Host
Dec 2022
Hi, We are sorry to hear of this negative experience. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Your feedback is valuable to us as it gives us constant motivation to improve and provide the best services possible. Regards, Go City - JT

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