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New York's Empire State Building Admission Ticket Instant Confirmation


Visit the world famous Empire State Building in the heart of New York City. Check out the observation deck views, the exhibits and the interactive audio guide tour with this entry ticket.

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Experience the Empire State Building and everything it has to offer! Check-out the newly restored Empire State lobby with its art deco style ceiling murals, the Dare to Dream and Sustainability exhibits, and stunning 360° views from two observatories opening to the heart of New York City. Explore the building features along with your trusty audio guide that will fill you on on everything you need to know about this iconic New York City landmark. No reservations are required. Tickets can be used whenever is convenient: 365 days a year, from 08:00 to 02:00. All tickets are non-refundable.
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Senior (Age 62 & over)
USD 35.00
USD 35.00
Adult (Age 13-61)
USD 37.00
USD 37.00
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 31.00
USD 31.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Senior (Age 62 & over)
USD 35.00
USD 35.00
Adult (Age 13-61)
USD 37.00
USD 37.00
Child (Age 6-12)
USD 31.00
USD 31.00
Infant (Age 0-5)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission
Package detail / Schedule
Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
Exchange your voucher at the ticket office (2nd floor) on the 86th floor.
Tickets are valid for 2 years after the issue date.

Opening Times
The Empire State building is open everyday, year-round (including all holidays), from 08:00 to 14:00.
Last entry to the elevator is at 01:15
Nearby landmarks
Between 33rd street and 34th street.

Nearest Station
Subway 4, 5, 6 lines / 33 Street - Park Avenue South
N, Q, R line / 34 St - Herald Square
Location, direction and description
Exit will be on the 5th Avenue.
Parking information
The closest garage is located on 33rd Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, across the street from the building.
    • The items listed are not permitted and any items that are confiscated may not be returned:
      1. All weapons
      2. Glass items
      3. Alcoholic beverages
      4. Professional cameras, equipment and camera stands.
      5. Sports equipment
      6. Marking instruments, including spray paint and markers
      7. Musical instruments
      8. Large packages and bags
      9. Costumes and masks
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • Cash
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
Additional Note(s)
    • Restrooms can be found on the second floor before getting in line for the elevators.
    • Although children under the age of six are free of charge, if you are bringing a stroller, you will need to fold it before entering the elevator.
    • There are no locker storage facilities at the Empire State Building for personal belongings.
    • Tickets are for one-time use only. Once you exit the Observatory you will need to buy another ticket to re-enter.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
    • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
    • Be sure to exchange your VELTRA voucher for a ticket at the check-in location.
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What accomodations are made for visitors with disabilities?
  • The Empire State Building is fully ADA compliant. They have handicapped restrooms on the 86th Floor Observatory and also have lowered viewing walls and binoculars. Service dogs are allowed throughout the building. Motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs are permitted. The 86th Floor has ramps to make getting around easier and lowered viewing walls so that visitors in chairs can still take in the view. The 102nd Floor currently has a higher wall, but is currently under works to make it more accessible to all visitors.
Is there a tour or an audio guide available?
  • Yes, a free multimedia tour mobile app is included with every admission to the Empire State Building. Download the app for free from either the Apple Store or Google Play, or connect once on-site via the free Wi-Fi.
How long does a typical visit take?
  • You should allow at least one hour for your visit, and slightly more if you will be visiting both the main deck and the top deck.

    During peak visiting hours, especially in the warmer months, there may be extended waits to pick-up tickets and enter the elevators.
Can I run or climb the stairs at the Empire State Building?
  • Only if you are participating in the annual Empire State Building Run-Up. The stairs are closed to all guests at all other times.
Can I propose or get married at the Empire State Building?
  • Weddings are not allowed at the Empire State Building and only available to the winners of the annual Valentines Day competition.

    Proposals are more than welcome and it is recommended that you go Thursday through Saturday nights between 9:00PM to 12:00AM from Labor Day through Memorial Day and 10:00PM to 1:00AM between Memorial Day through Labor Day when the saxophonist is playing.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

USD 37.00
USD 37.00

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by: Paula
I just want to say that the staff were wonderful. I went after a theatre show, my first day in town. It was late; I was tired, but determined to go. It was not crowded, but it seemed endless to rea...more
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New York's Empire State Building Admission Ticket