Purchase your tickets now and save time when you visit! All tickets include access to our 2nd Floor galleries. Don’t forget to upgrade your tickets with a VIP Express Pass during checkout to skip the lines! Giving tickets as a gift? You can choose to gift a trip to ESB during checkout!

Elevated Moments

Take your visit to new heights with exclusive ticket options. This is your chance to get an insider’s view of the Empire State Building and make your New York City experience one you’ll never forget.

Sunrise from 86
Start your day dazzled. With just 100 tickets available per session, our Sunrise @ ESB experience lets you experience a New York City sunrise from an exclusive, sky-high vantage point.
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Know Before You Go

  • Tickets are valid for your chosen visit date. We are open 8 am - 2 am every day.
  • All tickets include access to our 2nd Floor Exhibit Galleries.
  • The official interactive multimedia tour is now included with your ticket purchase. Download the free Empire State Building app from the Apple Store or Google Play before you visit or download it on site using our free Wi-Fi. The app is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Japanese and Korean.
  • Tickets are non-refundable. For more information, view our ticket policies.
  • Get more information about accessibility and accommodation for visitors with disabilities.

For more information on the ways we are making our Observatories safe to visit, and to learn about our on-site Safety Protocol, please CLICK HERE