Ticket Information

Purchase your tickets online today and save time when you arrive. Tickets are valid only for the visit date selected. Tickets are non-refundable. Prices include access to all exhibits and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the building. Please check the website for updated hours following re-opening. For more information, view our Ticket Policy or explore our FAQ.

Main Deck: 86th Floor

Experience 360-degree views of New York City from our open-air observation deck. It’s the iconic view that simply can’t be missed.

Prices starting at:
Adult: $42.00   Child: $36.00   Senior: $40.00

86th Floor

Room for Everyone

For group ticket purchases please contact our Group Sales Office. Inquire About a Group

Elevated Moments

Live the VIP lifestyle, immerse yourself in the history of New York City, or watch the sun rise over Manhattan – whatever it is, your perfect Empire State Building experience is here. Explore our premium packages and make your trip to the top truly special.

All Access Tour

Live like a New York VIP at the Empire State Building. Skip the lines, sip champagne, and savor the red-carpet experience as you’re led through the building by your own personal Empire State Building Ambassador. 

All visitors price: $460.06

All Access Tour
The Premium Experience

An exclusive experience limited to 7 visitors per group, you’ll partner with an Empire State Building Observatory Ambassador for a 90-minute guided tour of the building and its incredible history. Enjoy VIP priority access throughout your visit and leave with a complimentary photograph.


Premium Experience
Sunrise at ESB

Bring in the day with the best view New York City can offer. Limited to just 40 visitors, this unmissable experience puts you on our 86th floor observation deck to watch the sunrise break over the world’s greatest city. 

All visitors price: $114.81

Sunrise Experience

Experience more, spend less. See NYC’s top 6 attractions, packaged together at a 40% savings. CityPASS includes the Empire State Building’s 86th floor observatory with BONUS same-night re-entry after 7pm. One easy purchase and mobile ticket delivery saves you time and money.  LEARN MORE

Adult:  $228 $136.00   Child:  $210 $112.00


Add-Ons & Extras

We offer a range of add-ons, extras, and indulgences to perfect your Empire State Experience.
Apply these add-ons to your tickets at checkout.

VIP Express Pass

Take the fastest way to the top. With a Express Pass, you skip the lines and enjoy the views in record time. Get yours during checkout!

Prices Starting At $69.00
for all visitor per ticket.

Total cost will vary depending on the ticket.

Night Pass

One Ticket, two unforgettable views. The Night Pass lets you return to our 86th floor observatory after dark and see the sea of lights that is nighttime Manhattan.

Prices Starting At:
ADULT: $52.00 CHILD $45.00

Lunch at STATE Grill and Bar Prix Fixe

STATE Grill and Bar is the perfect place to start or finish your trip to the Empire State Building. Enjoy a delicious lunch with your choice of starter course, main course, and non-alcoholic beverage.

Price: $39

including applicable sales tax and gratuity.

Dinner at STATE Grill and Bar Prix Fixe

Complete your ESB experience with a three-course prix fixe dinner at STATE Grill and Bar. Experience the luxe American cuisine New York City is known for in its most famous building.

Price: $65

including applicable sales tax and gratuity.

Tacombi Prix Fixe

A New York City favorite for tacos, sangria, and ice-cold beer, Tacombi is a must-try for anyone looking for a good time and loves high-quality, sustainable Mexican food. Visitors to the Empire State Building can enjoy an exclusive prix fixe menu that lets you sample the best Tacombi has to offer.  

Price: $19.99

including applicable sales tax and gratuity.