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  • Empire State Building Observatory
    Empire State Building Observatory
  • Empire State Building Observatory
    Empire State Building Observatory
  • Empire State Building Observatory
    Empire State Building Observatory
Attraction: New York
Category: Tour
Child ages: 6 - 12 yrs

The Empire State Building Observatory is a must on any trip to New York. From the spectacular lobby all the way up to the majestic observatories, this iconic centrepiece of the city’s skyline is a testament to the ingenuity, vision and spirit of New York.


* Unforgettable views over the famous skyline of New York
* 360-degree panoramic views
* Travel up to the 86th floor to the main observation deck

For nearly a century, tourists have been flocking to the main observation deck on the 86th floor of this iconic building, looming 400m over 5th Avenue. From this privileged vantage point you can admire a breathtaking panorama of the rooftops, streets and secret alleys of metropolitan New York.

You cannot say that you really know this great city until you have seen it from the top of the Empire State Building! It is an unforgettable experience – perhaps you will be reminded of when Harry met Sally or even of King Kong’s dramatic demise. This visit will let you savour breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of Manhattan, with birds-eye views over Central Park, Times Square, the Flatiron Building, Brooklyn Bridge, the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty and so much more.

Special Validity Dates & additional info

Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 2am.
Languages: Multiple languages spoken depending on staffing levels, generally Spanish and Japanese available any time. Audio Guides are available for purchase in French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish.
Others: Last elevator goes up at 1:15am. Everyone must go through the security check when entering the building. No glass or bottles are permitted to be taken to the Observatory. Only carry-on size and style bags, suitcases, backpacks, duffle bags, luggage, etc., are permitted. There is no coat check, package, baggage check or holding area, so please do not attempt to bring non-carry-on style luggage to the Observatory. Includes admission to the Main Observation Deck on the 86th floor. Admission to Top Observation Deck on the 102nd floor is optional and fee is payable locally. This is subject to availability and fees are subject to change. The nearest subway station is 34th Street.


350 5th Ave
New York City, NY 10118