Photo credit: 9/11 Memorial staff
Accession Number: C.2007.13.4
Dimensions: 2 in X 2 in
Dimensions (Metric): 5.08 cm X 5.08 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Karen and Joseph Tobia in memory of Port Authority staff lost on 9/11/01
Adult admission ticket to the World Trade Center Observation Deck priced at $2.95. The ticket includes an image of the Twin Towers to the left of the perforation.
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.