Empire State Building Admission Ticket

2567 Reviews | New York City, USA

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Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan from base to antenna, the Empire State Building (ESB) is the World’s Most Famous Building. Our 86th Floor Observation Deck, open daily , offers the highest 360 degree open-air vantage point in New York City and on a clear day, you can see up to six states–New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Located at the center of it all, the Empire State Building is an easy walk from Times Square and just steps to Macy’s, Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.

Starting with the spectacular new entrance which opened last August, the second floor galleries allow guests to walk through a museum experience and enjoy a journey into The Empire State Building history and mystique.


  • Skip the line
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • All entrance fees included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Family friendly



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Average 4.44 out of 5 stars based on 2567 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Empire State Building Admission Ticket
SarahW173, Jan 2022 Verified
Wow you can't beat an iconic building. It's not just about going to the top but the experiance before you even get to the lift.o visited 30 years ago it hasn't changed at the top. Would highly recommend go city passes as straight through to scan no queues
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
wanderer1603, Jan 2022 Verified
Book tickets in advance - takes 10-15 minutes to get from security up to the 86th floor. Views from 86th floor are fantastic, not sure if it is worth purchasing the more expensive ticket to go up to the 102nd floor. Plenty of areas to take photos outside. Check weather forecast before going - if it's overcast/cloudy, visibility is not great and you won't be able to see views of Manhattan.
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
Kay_B, Jan 2022 Verified
It was pretty foggy the morning that we went. It was nice to have the Christmas backdrop scene to take photos. We still could see important landmarks, just had to be patient and wait for the fog to blow off.
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
Dario_E, Dec 2021 Verified
Amazing service & great prices. Our time could've been better We definitely will contact them again Thank you
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
Hitcher84, Dec 2021 Verified
Went to the 86th floor observation deck. Was here in another decade. Glad I came back. This time I went at night, which was cool because of the lights. Best of all, there was absolutely no wait or crowds. I don’t know if COVID contributed to that or not. If you have never been, I would try and visit.
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
Leigh_E, Dec 2021 Verified
Great experience, seamless, interesting new exhibits. Even on a foggy day, my 8 year old and I loved it!
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
Betty_W, Dec 2021 Verified
Love this building. Everything was so well organised so no time lost waiting to get in. The staff were dressed very smartly and so efficient. The whole place shone.
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
125carobell, Dec 2021 Verified
I brought my teens to NYC for Christmas. I wanted them to see as much as possible and we loved this experience. it's amazing.
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
326aminaf, Dec 2021 Verified
Amazing views is an understatement… you get a 360° view of New York City that does not disappoint.. we did the general admission for the 80th and 102nd floor… The 80th floor is all enclosed with large windows that allow you to view the city but but the main attraction is going to be at the top where you can actually exit the building and get even better, unobstructed views… they had fast passes available but honestly the line went pretty fast. I think we waited around 25 minutes but while you wait, there are large windows that allow you to see the city… A must see!
Empire State Building Admission Ticket
ayscott, Dec 2021 Verified
What can I say? What a fabulous experience from start to finish. A huge thank you to Angelo who honoured express passes for my family and I from a visit a couple of years ago. First class service all the way. Amazing must see views from the top. Even the windy weather didn’t spoil any part of it. The king kong exhibition is new since our last visit which only adds to the whole amazing attraction. An NYC must see. Thank you again Angelo. You’re the best!!

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