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Tickets for Empire State Building: Day and Night Entry

Visit the Empire State Building twice in one day

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  08:00 - 02:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday:  Closed
Thursday:  Closed
Friday:  Closed
Saturday:  Closed
Highlights
  • Visit the Empire State Building twice in one day and enjoy both daytime and nighttime views!
  • Witness panoramic views of up to five states from the Empire State Building Observatory and enjoy unforgettable views
  • See the newly renovated Art Deco lobby and murals, the factual Dare to Dream exhibition, and the Sustainability exhibition
Description

The Big Apple is always buzzing, but if you can't decide between day or night views from the famous Empire State Building, you can visit twice in one day with this special ticket. Skip the lines at the ticket counter and zoom right up to the observatory in sunlight - and then by moonlight!

The Empire State Building was completed on April 11, 1931 and remains the 5th tallest skyscraper in America. It's survived plane crashes and giant apes (sorta) so if there's one thing you should check off your NYC to-see list, it's this!

After a short security check, climb this Art Deco triumph and marvel at Manhattan from the top of the Empire State Building Observatory. Witness panoramic views of up to five states from the surrounding open-air promenade and climate controlled viewing galleries.

You'll also get to see the newly renovated Art Deco lobby and its stunning murals, the factual Dare to Dream exhibition, and the Sustainability exhibition. Just watch out for King Kong - you never know when he'll be back.

EMPIRE STATE EXTRAS

Want to visit the 102nd floor Observatory for 360° open-air views of NY? Opt to upgrade your experience ($20) at the Observatory ticket office (2nd floor) or at the 86th floor kiosk.

And for your own personal tour guide from the ground floor right up to the top, the Official Empire State Building Guide app is a must-have. Download it for free from the App Store and Google Play.

Hungry up high? The Empire State Building boasts eight different eateries. Choose a pre-fixed dinner package at the State Grill and Bar, which also serves local craft beers and cocktails. Starbucks, Chipotle, Sushi-teria, and the budget-minded Heartland Brewery are also close by.

For something different, the Empire Lights'Wich is an Instagram-worthy homemade ice cream sandwich that changes to match the lights each night!

The Empire State Building has live music to enjoy most Thursday to Saturday evenings, after 21:00.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Instructions
  • Show your ticket at the main entrance
  • Please note that if you bring a child aged 5 or below, you'll need to pick up a free ticket for them at the ticket office onsite
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Empire State Building
20 West 34th Street, 10001, New York
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Insider tip

New York and Boston have always been rival cities. Look closely at the lobby mural to find where Massachusetts was intentionally spelled incorrectly.

Jon
Regional Manager
Reviews
Feb 16, 2018
THIS IS THE GREATEST WAY TO VISIT EMPIRESTATE BUILDING,I LOVE THAT SYSTEM, THANKS TIQETS
Dec 4, 2017
So easy and fast! Thank you.
Nov 20, 2017
If you’ve never done this and you’d like to, then this is a way to do that:) is it worth it? Pretty subjective. Crowded and relatively expensive, but the experience was worthwhile with my family and youngest son that had never visited NYC before. Keep your expectations low and enjoy the view.
Nov 4, 2017
Absolutely fantastic!!
Sep 25, 2017
Everything worked as expected!!!
Oct 21, 2018
Alles bestens!
May 9, 2018
Traumhaft. Muss man gesehen haben.
May 1, 2018
Kein Anstehen und alles ging super schnell.
Apr 29, 2018
No tuvimos ningún problema con las entradas,. Con la comodidad de llevarlas en móvil!
Apr 18, 2018
Tickets deux visites dans la même journée : idéal pour voir la ville de haut.
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