The New York Pass
New York Pass lets you save time and money on sightseeing in New York City. With New York Pass you get free entry to over 80 attractions and skip the lines at many of the busiest and most popular places in New York.
- Get free entry to over 80 attractions
- Skip the line at some of the busiest attractions
- Prebook your spot on popular tours
- Get a free guide book
- Download a free New York Pass app
- One day pass incl. a 24H classic Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus sightseeing ticket(Uptown & downtown loops)
- Multiple day pass incl. a 48H classic Hop-on Hop-off Big Bus sightseeing ticket(Uptown & downtown loops)
A Bit Like an All-Inclusive Vacation
The New York Pass is like a credit card with a computer chip inside, which allows you completely cash free entry to over 80 popular tourist attractions in New York City. It’s a bit like an all-inclusive vacation, once you’ve bought your New York Pass you don’t have to pay to get into any of the attractions covered by the pass and the more sights you see, the more money you save.
You can skip the line at some of New York's busiest attractions, tours and museums, such as:
- Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
- The Guggenheim Museum
- Top of the Rock
- Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Madame Tussauds New York
- and many other places
Just look for the New York Pass signs and show the attendant your New York Pass - they will swipe your card through the New York Pass machine and you will be allowed entrance.
Most of the year New York City is packed with tourists, the most popular tours often sell out far in advance especially on weekends, but the New York Pass allows you to secure your spot, so you don't miss a thing.
Most of the tours included with New York Pass allow you to book ahead using your pass number. See a list of the attractions that allow you to book ahead here.
How do I get my New York Pass?
Shortly after your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email, just print it out and bring it to Big Bus Welcome Center where you redeem it for your New York Pass.
How do I activate my New York Pass?
The card records when and where you first use your New York Pass, as well as how long the card will remain valid. This means your card is activated the moment that you first use it at an attraction or service.
The New York Pass is valid for either 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 or 10 consecutive days depending on the option you choose.
It is important to note that a ‘day’ is based on a calendar day, not a 24 hour period.
Can I visit the same attractions more than once?
No, you can visit each attraction once with the New York Pass.
How do I book a tour in advance?
To book a tour in advance, you can call, email or book online. Each attraction’s page has information on how to do so. Read more here.
Are there children's passes?
Yes, children's passes are available for children between age 4-12. Children under age 4 are free when accompanied by a paying adult.