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Empire State Building Experience

20 W. 34th St. (btw. Fifth & Sixth Aves.)
212-736-3100

In addition to renowned 360-degree views from the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building Experience now includes a beautiful new entry area with some great photo ops, historical and sustainability exhibits, and a complementary interactive audio device, offering a museum-like experience from the 1st floor to the 102nd.

Many people don’t know that the observatories are open until 2am every night. Come late for more solitude and to see the world-famous skyline as it was meant to be seen on the open-air observatory deck.

Empire State Building New Entrance photo Evan Joseph

The sparkling new ESB Observatory entrance on 34th Street features an authentic two-story replica. Photo: Evan Joseph.

Empire State Building

Audio tours available in seven languages. Main deck (86th floor) basic admission: $44 adult; $42 seniors (62+); $38 youth (7-12); children 6 and under are free. The ESB's reimagined 102nd floor offers an exclusive view; combination top deck and 86th floor admissions start at $77 adult, $75 seniors, and $71 youth. 

Updated hours

  • Apr 1st: 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. | Last Elevator at 10:15 P.M
  • Apr 2nd - Apr 3rd: 9 A.M. – 12 A.M. | Last Elevator at 11:15 P.M.
  • Apr 4th - Apr 8th: 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. | Last Elevator at 10:15 P.M.
  • Apr 9th - Apr 24th (Mon-Thurs): 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. | Last Elevator at 10:15 P.M.
  • Apr 9th - Apr 24th (Fri-Sun): 9 A.M. – 12 A.M. | Last Elevator at 11:15 P.M.
  • Apr 25th - May 29th (Mon-Thurs): 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. | Last Elevator at 10:15 P.M.
  • Apr 25th - May 29th (Fri - Sun): 9 A.M. – 12 A.M. | Last Elevator at 11:15 P.M.
  • May 30th: 9 A.M. – 12 A.M. | Last Elevator at 11:15 P.M.
  • May 31st - Jun 2nd: 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. | Last Elevator at 10:15 P.M.

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