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General Info Empire State Building
Buy your Empire State Building tickets before you go to New York to save time. The Empire State Building is one of the most famous buildings in New York. Experience unforgettable 360° views of New York City and beyond. No matter how long you’re in town, no visit to NYC is complete without experiencing the top of the Empire State Building.
Best Time to Visit the ESB & Opening Hours Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is open 365 days a year regardless of the weather. It is open from eight in the morning until two o’clock in the morning, but the last elevator goes up at 1.15pm. It’s smart to check vision at the top in advance. When it’s a less bright day, wait until visibility gets better. If you want to avoid crowds, go before 10:00 or after 21:00. With the New York CityPass, you may visit the Empire State Building twice. You are able to return the same day in the evening for free. Enjoy the beautiful views of New York both daytime and in the evening. From May to August you can visit the Empire State Building between 22:00 hours and closing time for the second time. From September to April you are welcome between 20.00 and closing time for the second time.
Highlights Empire State
Panoramic view of 5 streets of America from the outdoor viewing platform or from the galleries
Inside the newly renovated Art Deco lobby and murals, the historic “Dare to Dream” exhibition and the “Sustainability” exhibition
Take in New York’s most breathtaking views from its open-air observatory
- Free multimedia app (English)
Skip The Line Ticket Prices Empire State Building NYC
You can choose between standard tickets or skiptheline smartphone tickets. When you want to visit the 102nd floor, you can upgrade your tickets at the entrance. You can buy tickets including Skyride but that’s an old flight simulator and not really worth the money.
We highly recommend to buy one of the two Skip The Line Passes for New York, Skip the line admission to the Empire State Building is included.
How To Get To Empire State Building?
The Empire State Building is located in the heart of midtown Manhattan at 5th Avenue and 34th Street. If you want to visit the Empire State Building, you can easily get there by taking the NYC subway. You can catch the 1, 2 or 3 train to Penn Station/34th Street and walk east two blocks, or you can take the B, D, F, M, N, Q, or R trains to 34th Street/ Herald Square and you’ll see the Empire State Building rising up right above you to the east as you exit the subway. The entrance to the ESB is on Fifth Avenue between 33rd Street and 34th Street.