Many New York City tourist websites offer tickets to the top of the Empire State Building, including ESBNYC.com, NewYorkPass.com and Viator.com. Visitors can also purchase tickets in person at the Empire State Building and through various travel agencies.
Each of these sites offer ticket packages for the 86th floor main deck and the 102nd floor top deck. ESBNYC.com offers tickets to both observatories. As of April 2015, prices range from $26 for children ages 6 to 12 to $32 for adults. Tickets for seniors 62 and older are $29. Express tickets are $75 for all ages. NewYorkPass.com offers one- to 10-day tourist passes that allow visitors access to many attractions including the Empire State Building. Viator offers tickets at a discount.