Empire State Building Observatory
Save hours of your valuable vacation time.
Buy your souvenir Observatory tickets
in advance and avoid the lengthy ticket purchase line! New York's famous Empire
one of the most famous buildings in the world, soars more than a
quarter of a mile into the atmosphere above the heart o
Manhattan. The 86th floor Observatory offers panoramic views from
within a glass enclosed pavilion and from the surrounding
At, 1,050 feet (320 meters), reached by
high speed, automatic elevators, it has both a glass-enclosed
area, which is heated in winter and cooled in summer, and spacious outdoor
promenades on all four sides of the Building.
FREE tickets to the
Observatory are available for Group Escorts - one FREE TICKET for
every 20 purchased!
High powered binoculars are available on the promenades for the
convenience of visitors at a minimal cost. Souvenir counters are also
located in the 86th floor observatory. The 86th floor observatory is
Visitors with tickets
purchased online will go directly to the
elevator waiting area, bypassing the ticket line after passing through
the security check.
Add NY SKYRIDE
Save money and avoid the
security line at the Empire State Building Observatory by purchasing
a combo ticket and going directly to the Observatory after first
enjoying the New York SKYRIDE.
CLICK HERE for more info
Hours of Operation:
(subject to change)
8:00am to 2am daily. Last
elevators go up at 1:15am.
Open daily 365 days a year.
Adults (18-61) $22
Students (12-17) $22
Children (6-11) $16
Seniors (62+) $20
One Free for every 20
The Empire State Building is located at
34th Street and Fifth Avenue
1, 2, 3 or 9 (Seventh Avenue Lines), A, C or E (Eighth Avenue Subway)
to 34th Street/Penn Station. Also B, D, F, N, Q, R or Path to 34th
Street/Avenue of the Americas .
Everyone must go through the security check when entering the
building. No glass or bottles are permitted to be taken to the
Observatory. Cameras and camcorders are allowed but no tripods. ONLY
carry-on size and style bags, suitcases, backpacks, duffle bags,
luggage, etc., are permitted. We do not have a coat check, package,
baggage check or holding area, so please do not attempt to bring
non-carry-on style luggage to the Observatory.
Planet Hollywood and
Dinner at Langan's Restaurant
You can add meals to your
purchase easily .. just select the number of meal packages
you'd like when you purchase any sightseeing, museum or tour option.
Make a complete day of it in the Big Apple
... enjoy lunch and dinner sandwiched around sightseeing or museums.
We'll include a sandwich and beverage at world-famous Planet
Hollywood and a delicious 3-course dinner chosen from a special
menu at the popular Broadway restaurant Langan's ... all for
one low price -- tax and gratuity included. You can even make your
own reservation at Langan's so you can dine when you want!
Planet Hollywood: 45th Street and Broadway. Open daily. Any sandwich or
burger platter on the menu and ice cream for dessert, plus unlimited
soft drinks, coffee or tea. Tax and gratuity included.
Langan's Restaurant: 47th Street just off
Broadway. Open daily (may be closed on St. Patrick's Day,
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve.) Enjoy a salad, choice
of entrees, dessert and coffee or tea. Menu changes daily.
Tickets and vouchers are sent to you via
standard US postal service to valid US addresses. You may opt to have
your purchase shipped to you by an expedited service, such as Federal
Express or DHL, to an address in the continental US for an additional
fee. If you purchase several options the same day you will only pay
once for expedited shipping. Orders will be sent the same day for
transactions made by 3pm Eastern US time Monday through Friday. Orders
received after 3pm, or on Saturday, Sunday or holidays, will be sent
the following business day.
you expect to receive in less than 2 weeks will require expedited
2-3 Business Day or Next Business Day service.
Standard US Mail -- allow 7-10 days.
2-3 Business Day Delivery -- shipped via
Federal Express or DHL (at our discretion). Not valid for PO Box
Next Business Day Delivery -- shipped
via Federal Express or DHL (at our discretion). Not valid for PO Box
Orders placed outside of the United
States will be delivered by courier service to a Manhattan hotel.
Orders cannot be delivered by any other method. There is an
additional charge for this service.
Please note we cannot be responsible for
inaccurate or incomplete addresses. Signature may be required for
Federal Express or DHL deliveries.
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Transportation to sightseeing venues and restaurants is not included
unless specifically mentioned.
All information about the attractions and tours is provided as a
courtesy and is subject to change by the suppliers of service. Prices
shown may include service fees and shipping/handling fees. Prices are
valid for internet purchases only. Telephone orders are not accepted.
Tickets and admissions are sent via US Mail
to valid addresses in the United States (or via private delivery
service for an additional charge). Allow 7-10 days for US Mail delivery.
All ticket and admission purchases are strictly non-refundable. Statue
of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry tickets do not include visits inside the
Statue; admission to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum is free. "Big
Apple Bites" restaurants have pre-set menus.
reserves the right to refuse any purchase if it causes NYCVP
to violate any terms of its contractual relationships with its suppliers
and/or vendors. Certain purchases may not be valid for large groups. NYCVP
is not responsible for non-delivery due to inaccurate or incomplete