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Empire State Building: General Admission Tickets

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Experience NYC from the skies as you climb up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building.

Highlights

  • Be one with the skies atop the Empire State Observatory. On the clearest days, you can peer up to 80 miles away, catching a glimpse of 6 states all from one prime lookout!

  • Gather a sky-high perspective of the concrete jungle with unobstructed 360-degree views of landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

  • Be away from the views for just long enough to learn about the building's rich history, through informative exhibits on the 2nd and 80th floors.

  • The higher the better: Upgrade your ticket to include 102nd-floor observatory deck entry.

  • Fun fact: The construction of the Empire State Building, intended to be the world's first 100-storey building, took just 1 year and 45 days.

Inclusions

  • General admission to the 86th-floor observatory deck

  • High-power binoculars

  • Art Deco lobby access

  • Free wifi

  • General admission to the 102nd-floor observatory deck (optional)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Guests from United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and over 73 countries have loved this experience
Josetta Moore

Josetta

5/5

Jul, 2024

THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW IF NEW YORK!! The history of how it was built and the history of the famous people that have been there and what you see from the top
Tamie Ospina

Tamie

5/5

Jul, 2024

It was fast and easy with the digital tickets. We went to see the sunset and although it was crowded as you see we got some great pictures.
Kathleen Friday

Kathleen

5/5

Jul, 2024

The museum is amazing! Interactive and visually beautiful. The views are incredible but I learned so much from the museum, it was a highlight for me!
Edilberto Vela

Edilberto

5/5

Jul, 2024

What a surprise, this site is not to be missed. You will never forget the view of the city. We had a special time. What was missing was that the teacher's ticket salesman told us to arrive early and we had to return at the appointed time.
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James W Clifford

James

3/5

Jun, 2024

Tickets are much too expensive for a few video displays downstairs. No way of justifying price. Live view as always is excellent.

Get that Empire State of Mind!

You'll also agree that New York City is worth writing songs about when you see it from the observatory deck of the Empire State Building. Before you get there, let the iconic building surprise you with little (big) treats along the way. The entryway is a spectacle, with a grand staircase leading to an impressive two-story building model and a captivating LED exhibit about its celebrity-driven light shows.

Venture through the newly unveiled 2nd-floor exhibits to know exactly how the building gained its fame as a pop culture icon. Explore the Opening Day, King Kong, and Celebrity Exhibits, and take in the grandeur of the restored Art Deco lobby.

See NYC, all of it

1050 feet high, on the 86th floor awaits unparalleled views of the Big Apple. It's strangely calming to see New York's busy streets alongside its soothing waterbodies, all under a majestic skyline. Say hello to all your favorite spots: Central Park, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and everything else.

Higher? Okay!

Upgrade your tickets to visit the 102nd-floor observatory deck, the highest viewing spot open to the public. On clear days, you can even see six states from one point, 80 miles into the distance.

Empire State Building

Monday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Tuesday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Wednesday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Thursday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Friday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Saturday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Sunday09:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM

Accessibility

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

  • Your guide dogs are welcome at the venue.

  • Accessible toilets are available at the venue.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at Empire State Building.

  • Address: 20 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001, United States.

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