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Buy Empire State Building Observation Deck Tickets

Main Deck Only

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86th Fl Only Buy Tickets
Adult $29 Zip up to the 86th floor observatory on our speedy elevators and take in the view.
Senior (62+) $26
Child (6-12) $23

Main Deck Express

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86th Fl, no waiting Buy Tickets
All Visitors (6+) $50.00 Skip all the lines on the way to the 86th Floor Observatory and get there faster.

Main Deck + Top Deck

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86th Fl and 102nd Floor Buy Tickets
Adult $46 See New York from the highest observation deck in town, nearly a quarter mile in the sky.
Senior (62+) $43
Child (6-12) $40

Main Deck + Top Deck Express

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86th Fl and 102nd Floor, no waiting Buy Tickets
All Visitors $67.00 Skip all the lines on the way to both observation decks and get there faster.

NY CityPASS

86th Fl and 5 more NYC attractions
Adult (18+) $184 $109 Buy 6 attractions and save
Includes Empire State Building 86th Fl Observatory with audio tour. more >
Youth (6-17) $141 $82

All online ticket buyers can skip the ticket line at the entrance and go straight to the observation deck.
Express ticket buyers also jump to the front of the elevator lines.

Save time — buy now and visit when you want
Tickets are valid anytime for one year from date of purchase. You do not have to select a time in advance of your visit.

Hours

Open every day, 365 days a year rain or shine 8AM to 2AM
Last elevator up at 1:15AM

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The Empire State Building is not in any way affiliated with the street sales agents, who approach visitors outside the building.

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