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10 Uhr – 22 Uhr

Reservations Are Required


Bypass all queues and take our red carpet all the way up to the very top of the building! Pass includes expedited entry to the 86th and 102nd Floors.


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New York high altitude view
Sparen Sie mit CITYPASS

Ein einfacher CityPASS-Kauf spart 40 % beim ESB plus 4 weitere Top-Attraktionen in NYC. CityPASS beinhaltet unser AM/PM-Erlebnis: Observatorium im 86.

Sonnenaufgang über dem ESB

Betrachten Sie New York, wenn das erste Tageslicht die Stadt erhellt.

Von der Aussichtsplattform in der 86. Etage sehen Sie, wie „die Stadt, die niemals schläft“, erwacht.

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Sunrise reserve

Get a glimpse of New York as the first light of day creeps over the city.
From our 86th-floor observation deck you can watch “the city that never sleeps” awaken.

Betreten Sie unsere umgestalteten Galerien in der 2. und 80. Etage. Sehen Sie Bilder von der Errichtung des Empire State Buildings, erleben Sie die wichtigsten Momente des Gebäudes mit, und begeben Sie sich in die Fänge von King Kong. 

Glauben Sie uns: Ganz oben ist es am schönsten. Unsere Aussichtsplattformen auf der 86. und 102. Etage bieten eine einzigartige Aussicht auf New York City, die Sie nicht verpassen dürfen. 


We're nearly sold out for all the showings of Elf in December! Due to popular demand, we've now added the date of December 13th to our schedule so there is more room for Christmas cheer! Get your tickets while they're still available to see this beloved holiday film in the very building Buddy the Elf's dad works!

Elf at the Empire State Building
Text US to see tonight's lights!

Ever wanted to know why the building was lit up a certain color? Or what timely events are happening at ESB? Now, be the first to know by texting CONNECT to 27416! You'll get the latest updates including the reason behind tonight's lights, special activations and exclusives!


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Want to take your guest experience to the next level? Discover behind-the-scenes content of the world’s Most Famous Building with our new QR Code labels. Simply scan the camera of your mobile device over each QR code plaque when visiting the exhibits to learn fun facts about how King Kong was made, sustainability elements of the building, and even more about our parent company, Empire State Realty Trust!

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory

We are pleased to announce that Tripadvisor®, the world's largest travel guidance platform, released the 2023 winners of the coveted Travelers' Choice® Award series: The Best of the Best Things to Do. Out of a list of many qualifying competitors, the iconic Empire State Building was awarded the #1 Attraction in the U.S. for travelers to visit, and #3 in the world overall. We are proud to provide the most authentic New York experience for our guests from around the world.

Ney York Skyline

Missed the latest celebrity lighting ceremonies, firework displays, or concert light shows? Not to worry - see a full list of videos shot with high resolution drone footage updated weekly on our channel!


The Empire State Building is on TikTok! Get your daily dose of ESB content and watch as we interact with our edifice friends like the Chrysler Building and showcase some of the most stunning views New York’s Most Famous Building has to offer.