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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.
One easy CityPASS purchase saves 40% at ESB plus 4 more top NYC attractions. CityPASS includes our AM/PM Experience: 86th floor observatory and BONUS same-night admission 3 hours before closing.
Discover even more of the Empire State Building.
Enjoy a guided 90-minute tour that includes the building’s
lovingly restored Art Deco lobby on 5th Avenue, the
Celebrity Walk, and exhibits that celebrate the building’s
history and heritage.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.