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Empire State Building

by Empire State Building Observatory Duration 18h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $36
Amazing! 4.4/5 Travelocity Guest Rating View all 119 Travelocity Verified Reviews

The must see for any visitor to New York City, the World’s Most Famous Building is on every list for its Observatory’s spectacular indoor and outdoor 360-degree views from the heart of Manhattan. Along the way, become a part of history as you journey through this Art Deco masterpiece including the restored lobby and murals. Download the free multi-media app and experience the exhibits tracing the building’s construction, learn how the Empire State Building became one of the most energy efficient buildings in the world. Located in the heart of New York City it’s an easy walk from Times, Madison Square Garden and just up the street from Macy's.

The must see for any visitor to New York City, the World’s Most Famous Building is on every list for its Observatory’s spectacular indoor and outdoor 360-degree views from the heart of Manhattan. Along the way, become a part of history as you journey through this Art Deco masterpiece including the restored lobby and murals. Download the free multi-media app and experience the exhibits tracing the building’s construction, learn how the Empire State Building became one of the most energy efficient buildings in the world. Located in the heart of New York City it’s an easy walk from Times, Madison Square Garden and just up the street from Macy's.

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Admission

Duration 18h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

Main Deck (86 Floor)

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per adult
$36

Total price is $36, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

AM/PM Experience

Duration 18h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

The day and night ticket allows you to experience the city from our 360-degree, open-air observatory on the main deck (86th floor) under the sun and the sparkling city lights the same night. The night ticket is redeemable after 9 pm.

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$49

Total price is $49, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Express Pass

Duration 18h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

The VIP Express Pass reduces wait time for elevators to the 86th floor to about 10–20 minutes during peak season and holidays.

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per adult
$65

Total price is $65, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Empire State Building

Activity Location

Empire State Building

350 5th Avenue

New York

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Empire State Building

    350 5th Avenue

    New York 10118


Highlights

  • Panoramic views of five states from the open-air promenade

  • Architectural, engineering art deco masterpiece & icon

  • Open until 2am for spectacular skyline & nighttime views

  • Live music on most Thursday - Saturday evenings after 9pm

  • NEW MULTIMEDIA APP – The Empire State Building Experience


Inclusions

  • Admission to the Empire State Building Observatory

  • App that guides you all the way from the ground floor to the 360 degree open-air view deck.

  • Download the App for free on your smartphone from the App Store and Google play.


Exclusions

  • Headphones & smartphone


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • Express Admission Pass is especially valuable during peak travel times, which run from late May through early September, late November through December 31, and on all holiday weekends.

  • You must bring your own headphones and smart phone for pre-recorded app commentary.

  • Hours of operation are 8 AM–2 AM, with the last elevator departing at 1:30 AM.


Empire State Building ratings based on 119 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.4 out of 5

Robert B

United States

Feb 19, 2018

lines were long but moved much quicker than

expected overall the trip was worth the wait and the view at night was out of this world

Marjorie N

United States

Feb 19, 2018

We enjoyed a lot , but we had a long wait before

arriving at the observatory, when I was last time it was faster and with fewer people.

Darren M

United Kingdom

Feb 15, 2018

We booked day and night tour

fantastic views in the day and blown away by the night. Would differently do again