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New York, New York: Empire State Building Museum

Opened July 2019. Nine galleries take you thorough the history and lore of the building. Highlight is a replica 1930s office with King Kong's leering mug and his big ape hand reaching through a window.

20 W. 34th St., New York, NY
Entrance is on the south side of W. 34th St., just west of its intersection with 5th Ave. Museum is on the second floor.
Daily 8am-2am (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $38, includes entry to the 86th floor observation deck.
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King Kong photo op.

Empire State Building Museum

Very informative and interactive, but the King Kong photo ops are the best.

[jtsortofbored, 06/07/2022]

Opened in July 2019, the museum has nine galleries that tell the history and lore of the building; one is devoted solely to its then-revolutionary hi-speed elevators. We agree that the King Kong photo-op is the highlight of this attraction.

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