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Empire State Building: 86th Floor Skip-the-Box-Office Tickets

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Experience NYC from the skies as you climb up to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, with the added bonus of express entry.

Highlights

  • Skip ticket lines and be one with the skies atop the Empire State Building Observatory.

  • Gather a sky-high perspective of the concrete jungle with unobstructed 360-degree views of landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

  • Be away from the views for just long enough to learn about the building's rich history, through informative exhibits on the 2nd and 80th floors.

  • The higher the better: Upgrade your ticket to to the express pass or additionaly include 102nd-floor observatory deck skip-the-line or express entry.

  • Fun fact: The construction of the Empire State Building, intended to be the world's first 100-storey building, took just 1 year and 45 days.

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-box-office-line/Express ticket to the 86th-floor observatory deck (as per option selected)

  • High-power binoculars

  • Art Deco lobby access

  • Free wifi

  • Skip-the-line/Express ticket to 102nd-floor observatory deck (optional)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Reviews

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  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • France
  • Spain
  • Mexico
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Chile
Guests from United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and over 71 countries have loved this experience
Norma Prisock

Norma

5/5

May, 2024

It was a great experience to visit the museum showing the building as it was built. The view from the observation was amazing.
Leonardo Torres

Leonardo

3/5

May, 2024

Very expensive, won't use this app ever w. Id rather buy tickets at a fraction of the price at the Empire State Building
Wesley K Waterman

Wesley

4/5

May, 2024

No visibility up due to fog but I did get photo of floor # and height and photo of very nice and good looking elevator operator
Annette Allan

Annette

5/5

Apr, 2024

Unforgettable! Views on the 80th floor were fantastic but views from the 102nd floor with a clear blue sky, were breathtaking! There were lots of people on 80 and it was hard to get a window spot to take in the views, but on 102, we pretty much had the whole place to ourselves.
Tamara Berti

Tamara

5/5

Apr, 2024

It was very well organized and very interesting. I had one problem though. I had bought tickets for two people and the QR code was the same for both. It wouldn't let the second person through the turnstile, because I had already cleared the QR code. Either therre should have been two QR codes or the same should let 2 people through.

Get that Empire State of Mind!

You'll also agree that New York City is worth writing songs about when you see it from the observatory deck of the Empire State Building. Before you get there, let the iconic building surprise you with little (big) treats along the way. The entryway is a spectacle, with a grand staircase leading to an impressive two-story building model and a captivating LED exhibit about its celebrity-driven light shows.

Venture through the newly unveiled 2nd-floor exhibits to know exactly how the building gained its fame as a pop culture icon. Explore the Opening Day, King Kong, and Celebrity Exhibits, and take in the grandeur of the restored Art Deco lobby.

See NYC, all of it

1050 feet high, on the 86th floor awaits unparalleled views of the Big Apple. It's strangely calming to see New York's busy streets alongside its soothing waterbodies, all under a majestic skyline. Say hello to all your favorite spots: Central Park, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and everything else.

Higher? Okay!

Upgrade your tickets to visit the 102nd-floor observatory deck, the highest viewing spot open to the public. On clear days, you can even see six states from one point, 80 miles into the distance.

Empire State Building

Monday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 11:59 PMlast entry 11:15 PM

Accessibility

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

  • Your guide dogs are welcome at the venue.

  • Accessible toilets are available at the venue.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at Empire State Building.

  • Address: 20 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001, United States.

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