Ticket Information

Purchase your tickets online today and save time when you arrive. Tickets are valid only for the visit date selected. Tickets are non-refundable. Prices include access to all exhibits and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the building. For more information, view our Ticket Policy or explore our FAQ.

Experience 360-degree views of New York City from our open-air observation deck. It’s the iconic view that simply can’t be missed.


Adult: $44.00  

Child: $38.00  

Senior: $42.00

86th Floor

Elevated Moments

Live the VIP lifestyle, immerse yourself in the history of New York City, or watch the sun rise over Manhattan – whatever it is, your perfect Empire State Building experience is here. Explore our premium packages and make your trip to the top truly special.


Live like a New York VIP at the Empire State Building. Skip the lines, sip champagne, and savor the red-carpet experience as you’re led through the building by your own personal Empire State Building Ambassador. 

All visitors price: $500.00 per person

All Access Tour

An exclusive experience limited to 7 visitors per group, you’ll partner with an Empire State Building Observatory Ambassador for a 90-minute guided tour of the building and its incredible history. Enjoy VIP priority access throughout your visit and leave with a complimentary photograph.

ALL VISITORS PRICE: $175.00 per person

Premium Experience

Bring in the day with the best view New York City can offer. Limited to 100 visitors, this unmissable experience puts you on our 86th floor observation deck to watch the sunrise break over the world’s greatest city. 

All visitors price: $135.00 per person

Sunrise Experience

Experience more, spend less. See NYC’s top 5 attractions, packaged together at a 40% savings. CityPASS® includes the Empire State Building’s 86th floor observatory with BONUS same-night admission 3 hours before closing. One easy purchase and mobile ticket delivery saves you time and money.  LEARN MORE

Adult:  $225 $138.00   Child:  $218 $118.00

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Add-Ons & Extras

We offer a range of add-ons, extras, and indulgences to perfect your Empire State Experience.
Apply these add-ons to your tickets at checkout.

VIP Express Pass

Take the fastest way to the top. With a Express Pass, you skip the lines and enjoy the views in record time. Get yours during checkout!

All Visitors Price: $84.00 per person

Total cost will vary depending on the ticket.

Night Pass

One Ticket, two unforgettable views. The Night Pass lets you return to our 86th floor observatory after dark and see the sea of lights that is nighttime Manhattan.


ADULT: $64.00 Per Person | CHILD: $54.00 Per Person

Lunch at STATE Grill and Bar Prix Fixe

For the perfect start or end to your trip at the Empire State Building, enjoy a NYC Dining Experience for Lunch at the building’s flagship restaurant. You will enjoy a 2-Course Lunch (Starter and Entrée) dining on some of NYC classic dishes with Chef Morgan Jarrett’s twists. Available Monday through Friday from 12:00p-3:30p for $45.00 a person (includes tax and gratuity).

Price: $45.00 Per Person

including applicable sales tax and gratuity.

Dinner at STATE Grill and Bar Prix Fixe

Cap off your experience to the Empire State Building with a NYC Dining experience for Dinner at their flagship restaurant.  Enjoy a 3-Course Dinner (Starter, Entrée, Dessert) featuring NYC classic dishes with Chef Morgan Jarrett’s flare for culinary excellence.  Available Wednesday through Saturdays from 5p-9p for $65.00 a person (includes tax and gratuity)

Price: $65.00 Per Person

including applicable sales tax and gratuity.

Tacombi Prix Fixe

A New York City favorite for tacos, sangria, and ice-cold beer, Tacombi is a must-try for anyone looking for a good time and loves high-quality, sustainable Mexican food. Visitors to the Empire State Building can enjoy an exclusive prix fixe menu that lets you sample the best Tacombi has to offer.  

Price: $24.99 Per Person

including applicable sales tax and gratuity.