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from $39.20 USD

May 25, 2019
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Details

  • 2 hours (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

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 our 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. Open from 8am to 2 am, along with a gift shop filled with exclusive items, there are several dining options including the fine cuisine of State Grill and Bar. Located in the heart of New York City it’s an easy walk from Times and Madison Squares and just up the street from Macy’s.

Highlights
  • Skip the line
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • All entrance fees included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Family friendly
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Entry/Admission - Empire State Building
  • Entry/Admission - Fifth Avenue
  • Entry/Admission - Manhattan Skyline
  • Entry/Admission - Herald Square
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Admission to the 102nd Observatory Deck
  • Food and drinks
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Empire State Building

Departure Time

8am to 2am

Last elevators to the top are at 1:15am

July 4: The observatory will close at 7:00pm for the annual fireworks event and reopen at the conclusion of the fireworks display, approximately 10:00pm. 

Operates

Daily

    What to Expect What to Expect

    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 line (required for all visitors), the ticket line and the elevator line. You may proceed directly to the turnstile with your voucher.
    VIP Express Experience Upgrade
    Speed past the lines on your way to the tallest point in Manhattan! Your VIP Express Experience voucher will enable you to proceed directly to the front of every line, saving valuable time to do all the other things New York is famous for. Don't spend your valuable holiday time waiting in line -- there's no faster way to the top of the Empire State Building!
    You'll be greeted on the second floor to redeem your pass pre-security, eliminating the need to redeem vouchers at the ticket office. You'll also receive a special wristband to identify you as a VIP Express Experience pass holder.
    VIP Express Experience passes are especially valuable from Memorial Day through Labor Day, from Thanksgiving until New Year's any time of day and all holiday weekends. Other times of year the pass is recommended for planned visits between 11am and 2pm, and one hour before and after sunset. Limited numbers of passes are sold, so typical wait time is under 5-minutes. Specific wait times cannot be guaranteed, only front of line privileges.
    Voucher can be redeemed within a year of date purchased - plan your visit around the weather!

    Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

    Not Available

    Additional Info Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Vouchers are valid up to a year from date of purchase
    • 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 desk upon arrival
    • Skip-the-line privileges are only available with the VIP Express Experience Admission Ticket option
    • 102nd-floor Observatory
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    • Admission tickets to the 102nd-floor observatory are sold at the observatory ticket office, on the 2nd floor of the building. Admission costs USD 20.00 in addition to regular admission tickets.
    Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    Reviews

    24 Reviews
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    karan c

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    04, October, 2018

    The view from the deck is amazing.

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    Katherine P

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    19, September, 2018

    Very convenient way to skip the long ticket lines.

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    NICOLA P

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    12, September, 2018

    Fabulous

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    miyashirs002

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    01, September, 2018

    Skip the line well worth it. Amazing views.

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    Sarah R

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    29, August, 2018

    The staff was so friendly and helpful, even gave us a complimentary upgrade to the observation deck!

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    Diane L

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    27, July, 2018

    Amazing view of New York from the top of this iconic building. Fast Track tickets are definitely a must. We jumped all the queues. Breathtaking view of my most favourite place on the New York skyline, the beautiful, graceful and amazing Chrysler Building.

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    Amelia P

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    20, July, 2018

    Excellent and no queues

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    Tahlia O

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    27, June, 2018

    great place to see at night and overlook the beauty of the city

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    Alison Y

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    17, June, 2018

    Skip the line well worth it..was busy from early morning . Outstanding views and the guy at the top new so much and was happy to chat.

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    Petersen K

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    14, June, 2018

    What an amazing view of the city! The VIP pass came in handy with express trip to the top. All employees were courteous and helpful.

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    Tasha74

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    30, May, 2018

    We visited the Empire State building during the evening to see the night lights of New York and what amazing views we had. By having the skip the line tickets we were able to get up and down without waiting for ages which is the best tickets to book. The staff are great too and make sure you get through as quickly as possible. Definitely a must see :-

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    Sunil D

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    20, May, 2018

    Just great, been up a few times already!

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    pamelasynnott

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    10, May, 2018

    Great tour. When at night time which was beautiful.

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    Lisa H

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    23, April, 2018

    Amazing Views and you don't have to wait in long lines.

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    Mark G

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    16, April, 2018

    Purchased the Skip the Line tickets. Worth the extra for the skip the line tickets as no waiting in long lines. Great view at the top from level 86.

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    alice s

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    12, April, 2018

    It is worth every penny for skip the line tickets!

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    mmart13

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    10, April, 2018

    Breezed right past a very long line with the skip-the-line tickets. Made the visit very quick and more time to see more sights! Worth the extra money for sure.

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    coralie r

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    5/5
    09, April, 2018

    Julian from security was a star at the top taking photos for people, really nice bloke!
    We where there at 8am and beat the que

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    Luke M

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    5/5
    09, April, 2018

    This was awesome! We went at night. Unbelievable view! I highly recommend paying the extra for the VIP experience. The lines were crazy long! It took about 15 minutes for us to get to the top from the time we got out of the taxi to the time we were at the top looking at the view. If we had to wait in line it would have taken easily 2 hours or more. Longest part was going thru security! We got some dirty looks and shocked faces from people that didn't get the VIP experience when we were ushered to the front of all the lines and it was pretty funny!
    We felt like real VIP's! Pay the extra !

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    Maite N

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    08, April, 2018

    Brilliant! allways show the bracelet you get at the entrance to pass through without waiting. Amazing views!

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