Accession Number: C.2021.20.1
Dimensions: 4 in X 5 in X 3 ¼ in
Dimensions (Metric): 10.16 cm X 12.7 cm X 7.62 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Bryan Wheeler
Souvenir mug from the Top of the World South Tower Observation Deck. The mug is bright blue with a white graphic skyline featuring the Twin Towers. "TOP OF THE WORLD | World Trade Center | New York City" is printed in white on the mug.
At 1,377 feet, the South Tower Observation Deck’s outdoor viewing platform was the highest in the world. On a clear day, one could see for 45 miles in each direction from the Observation Deck. On average, the Observation Deck attracted 1.8 million visitors per year. From the opening day of the Observation Deck in December 1975, through close of business the night of September 10, 2001, approximately 46,350,000 visitors experienced the views from the top of the South Tower.