Plan your encounter


Purchasing a ticket in advance online is highly encouraged and enables you to select your entry time slot. If you did not purchase tickets in advance, you can purchase them on-site for the next approximate entry time slot. Read More

A portion of the proceeds from your ticket purchase supports the National Geographic Society’s nonprofit work in conservation, exploration, research, and education.*


Dive into adventure with your friends and family and enjoy 4 tickets for $99*** this spring.


Open daily at 10:00am
Sunday-Thursday until 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday until 10:00pm
(Last ticket sold one hour prior to closing)

We look forward to seeing you soon. If you should have any questions regarding your upcoming visit, pleasecontact us.


National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey is located in Times Square at 226 West 44th Street between 7th Avenue and 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

42nd Street Station – Times Square
1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R & S
42nd Street, Bryant Park Station
B, D, F & M
42nd Street, Port Authority Station
A, C or E



National Geographic is providing discounted parking with three parking options located within a block of the National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey.GET DETAILS.


*National Geographic Society receives funds from National Geographic Partners LLC, funded in part by your purchase. To learn more, visit

**Regular price $32.50 – $39.50. Offer valid for 4 (four) Reserved Entry admission Monday through Friday at any time during normal operating hours, Saturday after 4pm and on Sunday, after 2pm only. Offer not valid for merchandise. Blackout dates may apply. Not valid on previously purchased tickets and may not be combined with other offers. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges. May not be combined with other offers. When purchasing at the attraction, mention offer prior to ticket inquiry at the Guest Services desk. Offer may be revised or revoked at any time. All regular and discount prices subject to change. Sales tax and standard online and phone service fees will apply to all orders.

***Sales tax and any applicable online and phone fees will apply to all orders.

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