Empire State Building New York City
Where is it at?
Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue
New York City
Tel: 212 736 3100
Where are we going today?
Have you ever seen one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern Word? No? Then head on over to the Empire State Building, and then your answer will be YES!
The Empire State Building is that HUGE and impressive tower right in the heart of New York City - it's iconic! It's also an amazing place to visit with the family, and a must do when visiting that big apple (and yes kids, an apple a day keeps the doctor away!)
The Empire State Building tours is a great way for kids to learn all about the history of the building, and to see the best views of New York they will experience.
The 86th floor has an observation desk, where they can enjoy 360 degree panoramic views - that's 1,250 feet up - pretty impressive! The 2nd floor has a fun interactive multi media exhibits which can show kids all about the Empire State Building's amazing efforts towards sustainability and energy efficient - which also serves as a great environmental inspiration for them.
Ever wondered how the building was constructed? Then check out the Dare To Dream on the 80th floor with fun vintage images, and fascinating mementos of the story of the building, as well as the amazing and brave people who worked on it.
An icon of the New York City skyline since 1976, you can even watch it light up the night sky with different colors!
A must visit for any family looking for that fun place to be in the big apple!
How much does it cost?
- AdultsTickets start at $29 for a visit to the Main Observation Deck.
- ChildrenTickets start at $23 (ages 6 - 12)
- Free Under: 6 years old.
When can we go?
8am - 2am
365 days a year
The Empire State Building offers lessons for grades 3 - 12 on social studies, science and tech and American History and Geography. It certainly is an important historical part of the country! .
Food is available on the main concourse at the lobby level - so plenty to keep those tummies from rumbling! .
It's New York City! There are plenty of things to enjoy if you just walk a few shops - everything to choose from! .
Any Top Tips?
Restrooms are available on the Main Deck only. .
Doing our bit
The Empire State Building makes sure that it's very energy efficient, and often work with companies and programs who can help them reach their targets. Nice and green! .
Need a little extra help?
The Empire State Building is fully ADA compliant - which means EVERYONE can visit! They have handicapped restrooms on the 86th floor, and they also have lowered viewing walls and binoculars..
You are more than welcome to take your baby strollers on the elevators, but they must be folded on the observation deck. .
Can I get one of those?
On the 80th floor there is a gift shop where you can buy all fun and cool Empire State Building merchandise. .
The New York Skyride is an independently owned and operated attraction on the 2nd floor of the Empire State Building!.