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Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Tickets

New York City, United States
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45 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan from base to antenna, the Empire State Building (ESB) is the World’s Most Famous Building. Our 86th Floor Observation Deck, open daily from 11AM-10PM, offers the highest 360 degree open-air vantage point in New York City and on a clear day, you can see up to six states–New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Located at the center of it all, the Empire State Building is an easy walk from Times Square and just steps to Macy’s, Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.

Starting with the spectacular new entrance which opened last August, the second floor galleries allow guests to walk through a museum experience and enjoy a journey into The Empire State Building history and mystique.

What's Included

  • In the heart of NYC
  • Unobstructed 360 degree view Observation Deck
  • Access to new second floor immersive exhibits
  • Revamped 80th floor featuring exciting, artistic exhibits
  • Free admission for children 5 and under
  • Entry/Admission - Empire State Building
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What To Expect

Visit: Empire State Building, 20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001

The Empire State Building is waiting for you day or night. Come watch the sunset as New York is bathed in warm orange, red and yellow tones, then stick around as the lights come on all over town. Or come later and listen to the live music (weekends only) as the stars and lights twinkle romantically. Whenever you come, enjoy the magic without the wait.

There are 3 lines at the Empire State Building Observatory: the security

The Location

Where To Go

Empire State Building, 20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001


New York City, United States


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An amazing experience and our...


An amazing experience and our tour guide was fantastic! She was a true pro who made it a one-of-a-kind experience!!!

BEST TIME EVER!!! This is...


BEST TIME EVER!!! This is a must see when visiting New York. Great staff and breathtaking views makes this experience wonderful!

The Empire State Building Observatory...


The Empire State Building Observatory was one hell of an experience. We went there on Oct 2nd, which due to being a Friday and in the middle of a pandemic, was almost empty. We reached a couple minutes late for our entry but no one complained. There

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • No refunds due to weather conditions, length of lines or wait times at the building
  • Infant tickets for children 0-5 years are free and can be picked up at the ticket office upon arrival
  • Skip-the-line privileges are only available with the VIP Express Experience Admission Ticket option

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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