It’s a view you must see to believe. Our Top Deck Observatory elevates your Empire State Building experience with panoramic views – 1,250 feet above New York City!

Sixteen stories above our 86th floor observation deck, you will access the top floor through a one-of-a-kind glass elevator and be greeted by 360-degree views with floor-to-ceiling windows on all sides. See the entire length of Manhattan and all of New York City’s iconic landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty to Central Park and far beyond. You haven’t seen New York until you have experienced this once-in-a-lifetime view.

The view doesn’t end at New York City. On the clearest days, you can gaze up to 80 miles into the distance, far enough to see six states from a single vantage point.

Uncover your smile with the New York State Excelsior Pass! We are offering exclusive, mask-optional hours for vaccinated passholders, including a $10-off promo ticket on Thursday from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m., as well as Friday and Saturday nights from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Please be prepared to scan your Excelsior Pass for entry.

To learn more and to retrieve your Excelsior Pass, please visit

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