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Attraction Discount Passes:

1) The New York City Pass ( - Costs $63.00 and gets you into the following for free:

Museum of Natural History
Museum of Modern Art
Guggenheim Museum
Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum
Circleline Sightseeing Cruises
Empire State Building Observatory

You can bypass tix lines (but not security lines) and you have 9 days from activation to see each attraction once.

2) The New York Pass ( -

$54 one day pass
$89 two day pass
$114 three day pass
$144 seven day pass
Days start from first use of card.

There are kids' cards available for cheaper prices and sometimes, these passes go on sale. These passes allow you free admission to 40 top attractions from the Empire State Building Observatory to the Statue of Liberty to the United Nations. It also includes discounts at 25 restaurants and stores, and line skipping. It is fabulous to NOT have to stand in the sweltering heat for tickets. Furthermore, you can visit each place more than once (assuming you have time)--you can see each attraction once every 24 hours--very nice if you want to go to the Empire State Observatory during the day and then go again later some other night to see the city lights. The card can be bought in advance up to a year. It also comes with a guide that tells you what you are entitled to and the address and phone number of each attraction/restaurant/store.

TKTS booth in Time Square – check the details on-line, but if you get there early you can get signicant discounts on tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows for that day.

"Take 5" tickets - For theater, dance, concerts, if you have a teenager along (or someone age 11 and up) you can get hi5 tickets to shows for $5 for one youth and one adult. If you have multiple teens, you can get "Take 5" tickets, where two adults go free, the kids are $5 each. You don't have to live in NYC, you can live anywhere. Go to and click on "events"--the selection includes music, comedy, off Broadway plays and dance. You order by credit card and print out the receipt.
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