Empire State Building Observatory

No New York vacation would be complete without a visit to the Empire State Building. Ride to the top of the 86th-floor observation deck and take in the views with the New York Pass.

The New York Pass FREE ENTRY to The Empire State Building Observatory Normally $43.55 - Free with New York Pass

Synonymous with New York City, the Empire State Building is an American icon and one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Head to the top and enjoy views of up to 80 miles on a clear day, taking in Central Park, Manhattan, New Jersey, Connecticut and even out to Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.

Located in Midtown Manhattan, the views from its 86th-floor observation decks are unmissable. No need for individual Empire State Building tickets - it's all included with the pass.

New York Pass Tips

  • Your pass is your ticket to enter. Save time with your pass by skipping the ticket kiosks! Simply present your pass at the General Admission turnstile, located beyond security. (Want VIP entry? Upgrade your access at any of the ticket kiosks to get expedited entry and access to the 112th floor at a discounted rate.)
  • Beat the crowds: for more space and less waiting, plan your visit between 08.00 - 11.00
  • The Empire State Building have unveiled a brand new entrance on 34th street, just for visitors to the Observatory. This larger entrance will help create a seamless flow and provide a fully modernized journey for all visitors.
  • There are two observation decks: open-air on the 86th-floor included with the New York Pass, and indoors on the 102nd-floor (upgrade to be purchased at the Empire State Building kiosk)
  • Don't miss the Empire State Building history exhibition
  • Open until 02.00 – enjoy late-night entry


Did You Know? Empire State Building Facts

  • It took one year and 45 days to build
  • How tall is the Empire State Building? 1454 feet.
  • Four million people visit the Empire State Building every year
  • It has its own zip code: 10118
  • Valentine’s Day is the only day that couples can get married on top of the Empire State Building

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Getting to Empire State Building Observatory

Getting to Empire State Building Observatory

  • Empire State Building Observatory 20 West 34th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue), New York, NY 10118
  • Closest Subway 34th Street/ Herald Square
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 4 on Downtown route and stop 32 on Uptown route

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Opening Times

Everyday 8:00am - 2:00am

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