NYC Discount Tickets and Passes

Our list of NYC discount tickets and passes from a verity of providers. Group several attractions together and get a great deal!

CityPass

New York CityPASSCityPass is a simple way to vacation in North America’s most popular city destinations. Available in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hollywood, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto. CityPass is a ticket booklet containing an actual admission ticket to the top attractions in each city. With CityPass, you pay one substantially reduced price and avoid main entrance ticket lines at most attractions.

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New York City Opera

New York City OperaSince its founding in 1943, New York City Opera has been recognized as one of Americas preeminent cultural institutions, celebrated for its adventurous programming and innovative, risk-taking production style. The company has been a leading showcase for young artists, having helped launch the careers of more than 3,000 singers including Josi Carreras, Phyllis Curtin, Placido Domingo, Renie Fleming, and Beverly Sills. In 1983 City Opera made operatic history when it became the first American opera company to use supertitles, an innovation that has revolutionized the way opera is produced and appreciated worldwide.

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Where Can I Find “Twofers”?


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The 2 for 1 Broadway ticket deal often called “twofers” can be found at the TKTS BOOTH IN TIMES SQUARE. The name Twofer does not always imply two for one tickets. More recently the discount offer has referred to anything between a 50% and 20% discount off a single Broadway ticket.

NEW YORK CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU often features a 2 for 1 Broadway offer, usually in the winter and the summer. The promotion is known as “On The House” and offers excellent deals on both Broadway and off Broadway shows.

During BROADWAY WEEK, which takes place during the end of January and beginning of February when ticket sales tend to slow, 2 for 1 tickets are offered.

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How much should I tip?

A tip of at least 15 percent is usual for meals, taxis, and personal services such as haircuts or massages. Bellboys at hotels usually receive $1 per bag. Bartenders – $1 per drink. Many New Yorkers find it easiest to…

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Getting Around by Foot

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Manhattan is mostly a grid system of uptown/downtown streets intersecting with crosstown streets so it’s hard to get lost here. Most of the city is flat, perfect for strolling. Exploring it all from a walker’s pace, at eye level, is the best way to get a real feel for the city. It’s the cheapest way to get around.

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Clocktower Gallery

A legendary alternative-art exhibition space located in  Tribeca, just north of city hall and the Civic Center of New York City. The Clocktower gallery had been in operation since 1972 and hosts alternative exhibitions, performances, long-term and site-specific installations, and artist residencies.

The Clocktower Gallery hosts a free internet radio station.  The station has a searchable online cultural audio archive with over 5,000 hours of diverse, indexed content. In includes non-commercial music, audio art, spoken word, cultural news, history and dialogue, and new media innovation.

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New York Hall of Science

hall-of-science-3One of America’s premier science museums. More than 200 hands-on exhibits and the award-winning outdoor Science Playground enable visitors to enjoy a fun-filled, educational experience. Learn about sound, light, motion, microscopic organisms and other science concepts. The museum was established in 1964 as part of the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and at the time, was one of only a few science museums in existence. Unlike many other institutions, which were closed immediately or soon after the Fair, the hall remained open.

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Yankee Stadium Tours

yankees_1Explore the New Yankee Stadium on the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour
The Classic Tour lasts 45 minutes to one hour and includes visits to the New York Yankees Museum, Monument Park and the dugout. Guests will pass through the batting cages and Yankees clubhouse area before ending the tour in the Great Hall near the team store.

Classic Tours will commence every 20 minutes from Noon to 1:40pm and run daily except when the Yankees play at home on weekends or are scheduled to play a weekday day game. Certain areas of Yankee Stadium will not be available on the tours when the team plays at home. All parts of the tour are subject to cancellation or change without notice.

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Ripleys Believe it or Not NYC

Ripleys Believe It or Not NYCLocated in the heart of Times Square New York, Ripleys Believe It or Not NYC offers visitors the ultimate insight into the world of the odd and bizarre. Marvel at hundreds of weird and unusual artifacts in over twenty themed galleries spanning two floors.

Whether examining a six-legged cow, a lock of Elvis’ hair, 24 shrunken heads, a section of the Berlin wall, or a life-size albino giraffe, the amazing Ripley’s Believe It or Not collection proves that fact is indeed stranger than fiction.

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NYC Ice Skating Rinks

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Manhattan Skating Rinks

Lasker Rink in Central Park

Located near 107th St & Central Park West, 1(917) 492-3856. Web-Site: Click Here

Polar Rink at American Museum of Natural History

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Columbus Ave and 79th St, 1(212) 769-5200. Nov 21 – Feb 28. One hour skating sessions on synthetic ice. Adults: $10, Students and Seniors: $9, Children (3 to 12 years old): $8. Member tickets will be $2 less. Skate Rental: FREE. All children under 10 must be accompanied by someone 16 years of age or older.

The Pond at Bryant Park
Located between 40th and 42nd St. & 5th and 6th avenues (behind the New York Public Library) 1(866) 221-5157. OPEN THRU JANUARY 25. FREE. Skate Rental: $12. Web-Site: Click Here

Riverbank Ice Skating Rink

679 Riverside Drive at 145th St. 1(212) 694-3600. Mid-November through first week of April. Adults: $5, Children: $3. Skate Rental: $5.

Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink
Fifth Ave. between 49th and 50th Sts. 1(212) 332-7654.

Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers

Chelsea Piers – Pier 61 West Side Highway at 23rd St. 1(212) 336-6100. Web-Site: Click Here

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