The Empire State Building is the most iconic landmark in New York City and the most famous office building in the country. With heights soaring up to 1,454 feet, the ESB was known as the tallest building in the world for more than 40 years. Located in the heart of Manhattan, this famous building features observatory decks on the 86th and 102nd floor offering visitors breathtaking panoramic views of New York City and beyond.
The Observatory is open daily, 365 days a year, from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Adult - $44
Senior (62+) - $41
Child (6-12) - $38
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Exhibits at Empire State Building
As a part of a $550 million renovation, the Empire State Building created a permanent exhibit showcasing the engineering, construction and unique history of the iconic landmark. Located on the 80th floor, this documentary style exhibit captures the astonishing story of the building and adds to the excitement of the observatory visit.
Broadcasting from the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building features more than 130 antennas providing data and radio communications for television, radio, utility companies, public safety agencies, telecommunications providers and point-to-point broadcasting to New Jersey, New York and Connecticut markets.
How tall is the empire state building?
Reaching the astounding height of 1,454 feet, the Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world for more than 40 years. Today, the ESB is the third tallest building in NYC
Where are the observatories located?
Located on the 86th and 102nd floors of the Empire State Building, the Observation Decks offer breathtaking views of midtown, Manhattan, downtown, and Central Park. On clear days, observers can often see New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware and as far as Pennsylvania.