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Empire State Building Ticket
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This Empire State Building ticket gives you access to the legendary New York landmark, allowing you to climb 1,049 Ft (320 m) high and enjoy unobstructed 360-degree views of New York City. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience! What's more, you'll enjoy 2 attractions for the price of one, with access to the observatory plus the ESB interactive museum!

Views from the Empire State Building
2nd floor exhibit
King Kong on the Empire State Building
Inside the Empire State Building
80th floor exhibit
New visitor's entrance lobby
Will-call desk main entrance lobby

Empire State Building Ticket

Climbing to the top of the Empire State Building, in the heart of New York, is an unparalleled and unique experience for all travellers visiting New York City. In its day, it was the winner of the "race into the sky", as 40 Wall Street and the Chrysler building were being built at the same time, and each one vied for the title of world's tallest building. 

The Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world for some forty years, and Its impressive 86th-floor observation deck that stands 1,047 Ft (320 m) tall is thanks to this "race into the sky". Upon seeing that the Chrysler Building would beat the Empire State for height, thanks to its steel spire, five extra floors were added, including the 86th floor observation deck.

Today this is a glass-enclosed and an outdoor open-air terrace from where you’ll be able to enjoy panoramic views of Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, the Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty, among many other renowned landmarks.

What’s more, you’ll be able to visit the 2nd floor and 80th floor exhibits, featuring exciting, artistic exhibits and an opportunity to create a customized NYC itinerary!

New Interactive Attractions

On the 29th of July 2019, the second phase of the Empire State Building Observatory Experience was inaugurated, aiming to create even more unforgettable moments. This experimental journey takes visitors through the construction of the building up to its current status as a pop culture icon.

You'll also find a replica of the original structure, the technology which moves the elevators within the skyscraper, and much much more. And 72 screens with 180 degree immersive sound show adverts, films, tv shows, comics and games in which the mythical building has featured - and you'll even be able to high five King Kong himself, with 4D elements making it the closest you can possibly get to the giant ape!

Schedules

  • September to December 17: from 1 pm to 10 pm Monday to Thursday; from 11 am to 11 pm Friday to Sunday
  • December 18 to January 2: from 9 am to 12 am every day
  • Rest of the year: from 12 pm to 12 am every day

To avoid waiting in line, we recommend that you do not enter between 12 pm and 2 pm, as well as one hour before and one hour after sunset.

Ticket Validity

This pass is only valid for the date and time selected at the time of booking.

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Price

Standard Ticket
Adults Seniors over 62 years old Children 6-12 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 47.91
US$ 45.73
US$ 41.37
Free

Standard Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 47.91
  • Seniors over 62 years old

    US$ 45.73
  • Children 6-12 years old

    US$ 41.37
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Included

Empire State Building ticket with skip the line access.

Admissions to the 86th floor observation deck.

Access to the Empire State Building Interactive Museum.

Free explanatory App.

Free Wifi.

When to book?

You can book up until 3 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. Accessible toilets.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

No hidden fees or surcharges

Cancellations

Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

Meeting point

20 West 34th Street