Museum of Modern Arts and Summit Combo Ticket

The combo ticket for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and SUMMIT One Vanderbilt allows visitors to experience two of the most prominent attractions in New York City.

A combo visit to both these places gives a magical exposure to modern and contemporary art, architecture, design concepts and the vastness of space.

With a combo ticket, guests get discounts on entry tickets for both venues – the creative sight of MoMA and the city’s panoramic view from the Summit.

It’s a great miss if you haven’t explored these iconic places that display modernity and architectural marvels.

MoMA is an art lover’s paradise for modern and contemporary art, displaying a vast collection of renowned artists with special features for launching upcoming talents.

It houses works of renowned artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Andy Warhol. 

It organizes special interactive programs for all ages to learn and appreciate art.

On the other hand, Summit One Vanderbilt is a modern observation deck and the most happening spot in the city. 

It is perched at 1,401 feet above ground with massive floor-to-ceiling glass windows, mirrored interiors, interactive displays, and an outdoor terrace.

It provides surreal views of New York cityscape and is one of its newest skyscrapers. 

An excellent combo ticket for the two venues in your itinerary lets you explore the art, culture and architectural brilliance of the modern world nestled in New York.

Highlights of MoMA and Summit Combo Ticket

Let us look at the snapshot of this ticket’s offerings:

  • Fast-track admission to MoMA and entry to MoMA PS1 (within 14 days of initial visit)
  • Access to all the 200,000+ art collections, special exhibits and programs
  • Free audio guide available in 10+ languages
  • Access to all three floors of SUMMIT with a 360-degree view of the New York City line and beyond.
  • Participation in Air, an art experience
  • Access to Reflect and Levitation

MoMA and Summit Combo Ticket Price

The Summit and MoMA combination ticket costs $77 for visitors between 13 and 64 years. 

Senior citizens (65+ years) can get the combo for $69. 

Students with valid get extra discounts and pay $65 for the combo.

Children between six and 12 years pay $43 for the combo. 

Infants below five years get free entry to MoMA and Summit One Vanderbilt. 

Age GroupCombo Price
Adult ticket (17 to 64 years)$77
Senior citizen ticket (65+ years)$69
Child ticket (6 to 12 years) $65
Student ticket (with valid ID) $43
Infant ticket (up to 5 years) Free

Why Purchase the MoMA and Summit One Combination Ticket

Purchasing a MoMA and Summit One Vanderbilt combo ticket has several benefits.

Less Hassle:

With large footfalls in both these popular destinations of New York, the crowd and demand go high. 

It often gets difficult to get tickets for the attractions in peak seasons.  

Booking a combo ticket helps access another preferred venue without having to go through the hassle of making schedules and buying tickets.

Discounted Price: 

With MoMA and Summit combo tickets, you save up to 5% of the ticket cost if bought separately for the attractions.

The entry ticket cost for adults (17 to 64 years) is $30, for seniors (65+ years) is $22, and for students with ID, it is $17.

But when purchased with the Summit as a combo ticket, the per-head price for adults (17 to 64 years) is $28, for seniors (65+ years) is $21, and $16 for students with ID.

Children below 17 years get free entry to the museum.

Similarly, the Summit One Vanderbilt entry price for adults (13+ years) is $52, and for youths (6 to 12 years), it is $46.

When the ticket is purchased in combination with MoMA, the cost reduces to $50 for adults (13+ years) and $43 for youths (6 to 12 years).

Children below six are allowed to enter for free without tickets.

Flexibility of the Ticket: 

The best part is that this combo ticket allows you to choose two different dates to visit the attractions while booking the tickets.

Therefore, it is up to you to cover both venues on the same day or two different dates.

That way, you can comfortably plan your New York tour and save some money on the ticket price.

It is an effective way of managing time by buying one ticket for two attractions.

Assured Entry: 

While individual entry tickets sell out, you can avoid the potential risk of tickets being sold out with combo tickets. 

More Benefits With Less Effort:

Another benefit of buying this combo ticket is that you get to experience diverse things – a modern art museum and an observatory deck more than 1000 feet above the ground.

Ensure you get these tickets online with your preferred payment mode, as this offer is unavailable at the ticket counters.

Recommended Reading: What to do after visiting Summit and MoMA

Visitors Information

In this section, we provide some essential information for you to plan the trip:

MoMA Hours

The Museum of Modern Arts is open round the week from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm, except for Saturdays, when the museum hours extend until 7 pm. 

The galleries close 15 minutes before the museum closes.

The museum is only closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

On weekends, from 9.30 am to 10.30 am, MoMA offers early entry to its members and their visitors. 

Every first Friday of the month from 4 to 8 pm, entry is free for residents of New York City.

Summit One Vanderbilt Hours

Summit One Vanderbilt generally opens at 9 am every day and closes at 10.30 pm.

It remains closed on every Tuesday.

The last entry time is 9.30 pm.

How to get from Summit One Vanderbilt to MoMA:

MoMA is located at 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 and Summit is located at 45 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, about 0.8 miles (1.29 km) apart.

Since both are located in the Manhattan area in New York, it is convenient to access from one point to another.

The best way to go from Summit to MoMA is by bus, numbers M1, M2, M5 and M7.

You can even take an 18 to 20-minute walk down the avenues of Manhattan to reach MoMA from Summit or vice versa.

If you are driving or in a cab, you reach one attraction from the other in 5 minutes.

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FAQs About MoMA and Summit Combo Tickets

1. Can I visit MoMA and Summit One Vanderbilt with one single ticket?

You can visit these two landmark attractions of New York on a single ticket.

2. What is the duration of the MoMA and Summit combo tickets?

The time spent on each attraction depends on the activities you choose inside or the time you spend at each of its features.

MoMA takes two to three hours to have a complete experience, while for Summit, a good one to one and a half hours is good enough to have a great time at the observatory.

3. Do I have to visit MoMA and Summit on the same day with the combo ticket?

You are not compelled to visit the two attractions on the same day. 

While booking the ticket, they allow you to choose two dates for the attraction.
Therefore, based on your New York plan, you can choose a same-day ticket or visit on different days.

4.  What is the cancellation or rescheduling policy of the MoMA and Summit combo tickets?

You can cancel the combo ticket until 24 hours before the visit date, which is the same for MoMA and Summit.

You can change the time before you visit MoMA, but for Summit, it is possible until 24 hours before the visit.

5. What is the cost-benefit of buying a combo ticket to MoMA and Summit?

With the combo ticket, the MoMA and Summit ticket prices are reduced by 5% of the original price.

For adults, the combo price is $78, which, if bought separately, would cost $82.

For seniors, the combo price is $74, which, if bought separately, would cost $70.

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