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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial

Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial - New York City, New York Star Rating

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Location: New York City, New York

From USD
$129.00

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access to the Empire State Building, skip-the-line entry to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, an open-top bus tour, and a hop-on-hop-off cruise. You can upgrade to also include afternoon admission to the 9/11 Museum ... More info ›

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access to the Empire State Building, skip-the-line entry to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, an open-top bus tour, and a hop-on-hop-off cruise. You can upgrade to also include afternoon admission to the 9/11 Museum. Seem like a lot to do in one day? Opt to take your cruise the following day. It's a great way to see NYC’s newest sites and its most iconic attractions, and a Viator exclusive package that can't be booked anywhere else!

Your VIP tour of New York starts bright and early, but it’ll be worth it when you gain first access to the Empire State Building for the day. Meet your guide in front of the this world-famous architectural stunner. From there, head in for a crowd-free elevator ride to the 86th floor for awe-inspiring views of Manhattan on the main deck.

When you’re done viewing the city from above, see it from ground level by joining your guide on an open-top bus tour of Midtown. Pass New York Public Library, Bryant Park, Times Square and many other well-known sites before arriving at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, home to the Space Shuttle Enterprise.

Following a journey to New York by 747 jumbo jet and river barge, the space shuttle went on display in July 2012 inside a special pavilion that celebrates its rich history and offers an innovative and interactive visitor experience. Your guide will lead you to the front of the line before the exhibition opens so you can go straight in with your skip-the-line ticket for maximum time to view this thrilling new exhibition that showcases science, technology and engineering. Bonus: You can also explore the USS Intrepid, an aircraft carrier housed at the museum.

Next, board a hop-on-hop-off cruise with your guide at Pier 79. Hop off at Battery Park, where you'll take a walking tour through the world-famous financial center of Wall Street on your way to the 9/11 Memorial. See the twin reflecting pools, inscribed with the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the terrorist attacks, that sit exactly where the Twin Towers once stood.

Inside the memorial, the guided portion of your tour ends at approximately 1pm. Upgrade for 2pm admission to the National September 11 Memorial Museum (aka the 9/11 Museum) when you book for a chance to browse the many multimedia displays, archives, narratives and authentic artifacts that commemorate the September 11 victims and their families. (See Important Info for pricing and other details.)

If you choose the tour-only option, you can then continue your sightseeing independently with a hop-on-hop-off cruise at your leisure; your ticket is valid for the rest of the day. If the museum option is selected, your cruise ticket is valid for the rest of the afternoon and the entire next day, giving you plenty of time to discover New York's waterfront sights.

The cruise makes two more stops at historic South Street Seaport and the Fulton Ferry landing in Brooklyn for a leisurely cruise to enjoy views of the Statue of Liberty and time to reflect on your VIP tour of New York City.

Viator VIPs feature travel experiences not typically available to the general public — from behind-the-scenes access to private viewings and VIP service — at many of the world’s top attractions, often with no lines and no crowds. Viator VIP tours are not available from other 3rd-party online sellers.

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Viator VIP: Mornings at MoMA

Viator VIP: Mornings at MoMA - New York City, New York

Duration: 60 minutes
Location: New York City, New York

From USD
$79.00

Start your day in the heart of New York City with Mornings at MoMA. You will see the Museum's most well loved works in the company of an engaging, knowledgeable guide – all before the Museum opens!

The only thing better than viewing the greatest collection of modern and contemporary art in the world? Doing so without the crowds ... More info ›

Start your day in the heart of New York City with Mornings at MoMA. You will see the Museum's most well loved works in the company of an engaging, knowledgeable guide – all before the Museum opens!

The only thing better than viewing the greatest collection of modern and contemporary art in the world? Doing so without the crowds. An engaging, professional art historian will guide you on your one-hour tour, so you can see the masterpieces in a quiet, peaceful setting. 

 With your dedicated guide leading the way, your tour will enjoy the Museum's world-famous collection that includes everything from Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon to Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night. And surrealist fans take note: Salvador Dalí's The Persistence of Memory also hangs here. Plus the MoMA building is a destination unto itself: a high-ceilinged, light-filled wonder designed by Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi. 

After the tour, take a breather in the peaceful Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, filled with trees, sculptures, and a reflecting pool; enjoy any of the Museum's special exhibitions and films; and take home a special memento from the MoMA Design Store. The Museum is also home to Terrace 5, a cafe overlooking the Sculpture Garden and The Modern, a two Michelin Star fine dining establishment with a contemporary seasonal American menu.

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Viator Exclusive: Empire State Building Experience - Top Deck Express Pass & STATE Grill and Bar Dinner

Viator Exclusive: Empire State Building Experience - Top Deck Express Pass & STATE Grill and Bar Dinner - New York City, New York Star Rating

Duration: Flexible
Location: New York City, New York

From USD
$149.00

Experience one of New York City's top sights without the lines, with this exclusive offer, available only through Viator. Ditch the crowds with an express, skip-the-line pass for the Empire State Building’s Main and Top Observatory decks ... More info ›

Experience one of New York City's top sights without the lines, with this exclusive offer, available only through Viator. Ditch the crowds with an express, skip-the-line pass for the Empire State Building’s Main and Top Observatory decks. On your ride up, listen to stories from the elevator operator, who controls your ascent in the manually operated Otis lift — don't miss a photo with the old-school operator after your ride. Experience expansive views of the Manhattan skyline, neighboring boroughs, and 80 miles into the distance. Cap off your night with a 3-course dinner at STATE Grill and Bar (ranked 4.5 stars by TripAdvisor users), located on the Empire State Building’s first floor.

This Express Pass lets you skip the lines on your way to the Main and Top Decks of the Empire State Building. From the renovated Art Deco lobby through the sustainability and historical exhibits, you'll experience one of the most iconic observatories in the world. See for yourself what makes the Empire State Building Experience a must-see on your next NYC visit. An old-school elevator operator will take you to the observatories and share stories about the building and its history.

Following your trip to the observatories, sit down for dinner at STATE Grill and Bar. Your three-course dinner includes an appetizer, an entree and a dessert, plus unlimited fountain soda, and coffee or tea. Guests 21 years of age or older may enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or beer.

See the Itinerary section for a sample menu. 

This Viator Exclusive Tour is only bookable on viator.com.

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Viator VIP: EmptyMet Tour at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Viator VIP: EmptyMet Tour at The Metropolitan Museum of Art  - New York City, New York Star Rating

Duration: 90 minutes
Location: New York City, New York

From USD
$175.00

Ever dream of visiting The Met like a VIP? An EmptyMet tour is your opportunity to see The Met before it opens to the public. One of the Museum’s most engaging guides leads you through an intimate view of 5,000 years of human history housed in NYC’s most visited museum and attraction ... More info ›

Ever dream of visiting The Met like a VIP? An EmptyMet tour is your opportunity to see The Met before it opens to the public. One of the Museum’s most engaging guides leads you through an intimate view of 5,000 years of human history housed in NYC’s most visited museum and attraction. The EmptyMet tour is your chance to experience the depth and breadth of The Met’s collection in an exclusive way.

Start your day with this exclusive tour through The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For an hour and a half, journey uninhibited through an institution which hosts over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world. Experience this popular New York attraction in an intimate setting, limited to 25 guests each tour. As you roam the galleries, snap photos without the crowds and listen to commentary from an expert guide. Feel accomplished passing the long lines of people once you exit the museum. This surreal, one-of-a-kind experience is not to be missed!

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Viator VIP: NYC Evening Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise

Viator VIP: NYC Evening Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise - New York City, New York Star Rating

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Location: New York City, New York

From USD
$249.00

Get unbeatable views of Manhattan from the sky and water on this exclusive VIP tour in New York City! Hop aboard a luxury helicopter and soar over the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, Ellis Island and Central Park. From April to September, watch the setting sun cast a gentle glow on the skyscrapers during your flight ... More info ›

Get unbeatable views of Manhattan from the sky and water on this exclusive VIP tour in New York City! Hop aboard a luxury helicopter and soar over the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, Ellis Island and Central Park. From April to September, watch the setting sun cast a gentle glow on the skyscrapers during your flight. After your flight, enjoy more spectacular views of the city skyline on a New York Harbor cruise complete with a Champagne toast in front of the majestic Statue of Liberty.

Your adventure begins at the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 when you board a luxury helicopter for a 15-minute helicopter flight. In the spring and summer, see the Manhattan skyline at sunset, offering you views of the magnificent New York skyline.

Listen to your friendly pilot share fascinating facts and anecdotes as you spot some of the city's most famous sights. Marvel at sensational views of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. Soar over the Hudson River and spot the iconic Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Your flight also offers vistas of other Manhattan landmarks including the Chrysler Building, World Financial Center, Chelsea Piers, Time Warner Center and Ground Zero, as well as New Jersey attractions such as the Goldman Sachs Tower, Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park.

After your helicopter ride, you'll be escorted on a short walk to Pier 16, where you’ll board a water taxi for a 1-hour evening cruise of New York Harbor. Hear narration by your knowledgeable guide as you delight in captivating views of the Manhattan skyline and cruise under the Brooklyn Bridge. As your boat passes in front of the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island, toast your special night out on the town with a complimentary glass of Champagne.

Your magical New York experience concludes after nearly 2 hours with your return to Pier 16.

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Viator Exclusive: Statue of Liberty Monument Access and 9/11 Memorial

Viator Exclusive: Statue of Liberty Monument Access and 9/11 Memorial - New York City, New York Star Rating

Duration: Guided tour 2 hours; self-guided 3-5 hours
Location: New York City, New York

From USD
$59.00

Enjoy an in-depth experience of two top New York City attractions with this special-access tour, a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else. Learn about the history of New York on a guided walk down Wall Street, followed by a tour of two symbols of American freedom, liberty and perseverance: the Statue of Liberty and the 9/11 Memorial ... More info ›

Enjoy an in-depth experience of two top New York City attractions with this special-access tour, a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else. Learn about the history of New York on a guided walk down Wall Street, followed by a tour of two symbols of American freedom, liberty and perseverance: the Statue of Liberty and the 9/11 Memorial. After an immersive visit to the World Trade Center site with your expert guide, gain access to the reserve  line for the ferry to Liberty Island, offering sweeping views of Ellis Island, New York, New Jersey and New York Harbor. Enjoy an audio tour of Liberty Island and reserved access to the statue’s museum and pedestal. Then, snap photos of iconic Lady Liberty from the water and admire the NYC skyline on your ferry ride back to Lower Manhattan.

Meet in Lower Manhattan’s Financial District, where you’ll meet your expert local guide to begin your Viator Exclusive tour, available nowhere else. Your morning starts off with a walking tour of Wall Street. Learn about the transformation of New York City from an early Dutch settlement to the financial capital as you pass the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank and other financial and historical institutions.
Your Wall Street walking tour leads you to the World Trade Center site, home to the 9/11 Memorial, a monument commemorating the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks of 2001. Walk around to see the enormous reflecting pools and fountains. Your guide will tell you stories of the events, tragedy and heroism of that infamous day.
After this sobering and deeply moving experience, your guide will accompany you to the ferry. This Viator Exclusive gives you reserve line access for the ferry to Liberty Island, letting you bypass the long lines. Before sending you off, your guide will provide commentary about the Statue of Liberty, one of America’s greatest symbols of liberty and freedom.
Admire views of the amazing New York City skyline as you cruise along New York Harbor. Have your camera ready as you approach Lady Liberty! Arriving at Liberty Island, pick up a handheld audio guide (available in 9 different languages) for your visit. Next, go inside this famed icon with reserved access to the Statue of Liberty’s stone pedestal, designed by famed architect Richard Morris Hunt. The top of the pedestal is roughly half the height of the entire monument, and offers panoramic views of Ellis Island, New York, New Jersey and New York Harbor. Only a limited number of visitors are permitted per day, so be the fortunate one to experience the Statue of Liberty up-close.

Your ticket also includes access to the Liberty Island Museum, where you’ll learn about the difficulties and triumphs that France and the US overcame to build this universal symbol of liberty and democracy. The museum also covers how the Statue of Liberty's interpretation has changed since its construction in 1886.

Here, your tour concludes and you may choose to stay on the island as long as you wish. On the return ferry, choose to disembark onto Ellis Island, the gateway for 12 million immigrants. End your day with one last view of the beautiful Statue of Liberty before returning to Lower Manhattan by ferry.

Please note: This tour does NOT include admission to the 9/11 Museum and Statue of Liberty Crown admission.

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