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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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The world-famous Empire State Building offers unobstructed panoramic views of New York City and beyond from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. Our 86th and 102nd floor Observation Decks offer the two highest vantage points in New York City. Soaring 1,454...more
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20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful experience. We liked the outside viewing area and after One World it was nice to have more central Manhattan views. The staff were very courteous and there were no queues. Unfortunately, the top floor was closed when we visited.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank StAlban123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great visit to the Empire State Building. Fantastic piece of iconic history and all the staff were fantastic and helpful. In particular was Renite E who helped calm down my autistic daughter and made sure she had a great time. Renite turned what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful views... during the day and also at night! Every visitor of NYC should go here! For us... the most beautiful skyscraper in the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IY85
Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful time. The staff was great...helpful, knowledgeable, and very nice. The views...amazing.

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda L
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic! Go either early or late evening....or both! Views are just wow. How could you not go to the Empire State when in NY???

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Amanda W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We pre-booked tickets to visit the Empire state building for Valentine's day and to have lunch at the State Bar and Grill. The staff work hard to make the hundreds of visitors trip up to the top easy and seamless. It's like a well oiled...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow what a view and what a building. We went first thing in the morning in February no cues. Great and friendly staff

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Customer1980
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to empire state building at night and it was well.worth the visit. The views were incredible 🙌🙌🙌

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Edwina6686
Reviewed yesterday

The view is something else, at night it is just beautiful. As I am scared of heights getting close to the wall freaked me out but the staff there were amazing and showed me the best thing to do, the photos I got after were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FatLad1992
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing views as expected. Breathtaking. Makes your ears pop in the lift / elevator Liked to read the history of the building and the costs.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Catans
9 February 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Catans, Thank you for planning a visit to our Observatories. We strongly recommend visiting during our off peak times hours between 8AM-9:30AM or after 11PM, but please note that peak visiting times vary by season. We... More
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Jacqueline M
5 February 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Jacquelin, Thank you for reaching out to us. When upgrading AM/PM experience tickets to VIP Express passes, please note that each ticket will need to be upgraded separately for an additional $31 per ticket for each... More
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Jacqueline M
4 February 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Jacquelin, Thank you for planning a visit to our Observatories. Yes, you can purchase our AM/PM experience either online or on-site during your visit. During your visit, please head over to one of our kiosk stations to... More
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