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Please note the Empire State Building’s Observatory will temporarily close at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, for its annual Independence Day exclusive event, and resume normal operations at approximately 9:30 p.m. As always, the Observatory remains open until 2 a.m. (last elevators up at 1:15 a.m.).

Main Deck

86th Floor

Standard Pass

Enjoy 360-degree views from our 86th Floor Observatory, featuring indoor and outdoor promenades.

Prices Starting at:Adult - $36.00 Child - $31.00 Senior - $35.00

VIP Express Pass
Go Express. Skip the lines. 

The fastest way to experience the Heart of NYC! Skip all lines on the way to the 86th Floor, the most famous observatory in the world.

Prices Starting at $69.00 for all Visitors

Main Deck

86th Floor

CITYPASS

New York CityPASS

CityPASS includes our 86th floor observatory + bonus same night admission (between 10pm-closing), plus 5 more top attractions: The Met, AMNH, Statue of Liberty OR Circle Line Cruise, 9/11 Memorial & Museum OR Intrepid, and Top of the Rock OR Guggenheim.

Price:Adult - $215now $132 Child - $197now $108

CITYPASS

Premium Experience

86th Floor

The Empire State Building Premium Experience
Go Express. Skip the lines. 

A 90-minute, guided tour with an Empire State Building Observatory Ambassador which includes VIP priority access throughout the visit and a commemorative souvenir photograph.

All Visitors Price: $161.55

Premium Experience

86th Floor

Sunrise at ESB

86th Floor

The Sunrise Experience
Go Express. Skip the lines. 

See the sunrise from the heart of New York City. Experience the awakening of the Empire State Building and New York City. Limited to 100 visitors each day.

All Visitors Price: $114.81

Sunrise at ESB

86th Floor

All Access Tour

86th Floor

All Access Tour
102nd & 86th FloorsGo Express. Skip the lines. 

Revel in the red-carpet lifestyle with the Empire State Building’s All Access Tour ticket.

All Visitors Price: $460.06

All Access Tour

86th Floor

AM/PM Experience

86th Floor

AM/PM Experience

Spectacular 360-degree views of NYC… see the expansive daytime views and the city lights sparkle that night.

Prices Starting at:Adult - $52.00 Child - $45.00

AM/PM Experience

86th Floor

The Ultimate 4th of July

The Ultimate 4th of July

Experience the 4th of July from Manhattan’s most exclusive outdoor viewing spot – the Empire State Building! Be among the lucky few to enjoy expansive views of the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular from the 86th floor open-air Observatory.

All Visitors Price: $459.24

The Ultimate 4th of July

Main Deck

86th Floor

Standard Pass
Gift Certificate

Enjoy 360-degree views from our 86th Floor Observatory, featuring indoor and outdoor promenades.

Prices Starting at:Adult - $36.00 Child - $31.00 Senior - 35.00

VIP Express Pass
Gift CertificateGo Express. Skip the lines. 

The fastest way to experience the Heart of NYC! Skip all lines on the way to the 86th Floor, the most famous observatory in the world.

Prices Starting at $69.00 for all Visitors

Main Deck

86th Floor

CITYPASS

New York CityPASS
Gift Certificate

CityPASS includes our 86th floor observatory + bonus same night admission (between 10pm-closing), plus 5 more top attractions: The Met, AMNH, Statue of Liberty OR Circle Line Cruise, 9/11 Memorial & Museum OR Intrepid, and Top of the Rock OR Guggenheim.

Price:Adult - $215now $132 Child - $197now $108

CITYPASS

Premium Experience

86th Floor

VIP Express Pass
Gift CertificateGo Express. Skip the lines. 

A 90-minute, guided tour with an Empire State Building Observatory Ambassador which includes VIP priority access throughout the visit and a commemorative souvenir photograph.

All Visitors Price: $161.55

Premium Experience

86th Floor

Sunrise at ESB

86th Floor

The Sunrise Experience
Gift CertificateGo Express. Skip the lines. 

See the sunrise from the heart of New York City. Experience the awakening of the Empire State Building and New York City. Limited to 100 visitors each day.

All Visitors Price: $114.81

Sunrise at ESB

86th Floor

AM/PM Experience

86th Floor

AM/PM Experience
Gift Certificate

Spectacular 360-degree views of NYC… see the expansive daytime views and the city lights sparkle that night.

Prices Starting at:Adult - $52.00 Child - $45.00

AM/PM Experience

86th Floor

Tickets are valid for the date selected at time of purchase. We're open 8am to 2am every day.

Our interactive multimedia tour is now included with your ticket purchase. Gain a deeper knowledge of the building, its place in history and its leadership today. Download the APP for free from either the Apple Store or Google Play, or connect once on site via our free Wi-Fi.

The self-guided multimedia tour app is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Japanese and Korean.

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