Recent Searches
Clear

Travel update: We’re doing our best to help keep you safe and your plans flexible. Learn more.

Read More

Chrysler Building Tours

Chrysler Building

One of New York City's most recognizable and distinct skyscrapers, the Chrysler Building is considered a masterpiece of art deco architecture. The tallest building in the world when it debuted in 1930, it was soon surpassed by the Empire State Building. Today, however, the Chrysler Building remains the world's loftiest brick building.


The Basics

The Chrysler Building is visible from all over town, but there are a number ways to get a firsthand look at the landmark. Visit as part of an architecture- or photography-themed walking tour, or zip by on a coach or driving tour of Manhattan’s highlights.


The skyscraper can also be spotted from the air on a helicopter tour, or from the water’s edge on a boat tour. While the Chrysler Building does not have an observation deck, visitors can freely tour its lobby, where an elaborate mural by artist Edward Trumbull decorates the ceiling.


Things to Know Before You Go

  • While the Chrysler Building's lobby is open to visitors, the rest of the building is off-limits to tourists.

  • A helicopter tour or the Empire State Building's observation deck provides the best perspectives of the Chrysler Building.

  • Renowned as an icon of art deco design, the Chrysler Building is a must for architecture buffs.


How to Get There

Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Chrysler Building is very accessible. The landmark is a short walk from Grand Central Terminal and Times Square; both transit hubs offer connections with numerous subway and bus lines, plus the Metro-North Railroad. Traveling by taxi is another simple way to explore.


When to Get There

The Chrysler Building is an iconic, year-round landmark that can be visited and enjoyed in every season. The lobby is open from 10am–6pm, Monday–Friday, excluding public holidays.


The Chrysler Building's Exterior

True to name, the Chrysler Building was the headquarters for Chrysler for several decades. If you look closely, you’ll discover hubcaps, fenders, and other automotive flourishes incorporated into its façade. Then, there are its famous, eagle-shaped gargoyles, inspired by the brand’s hood ornaments.

Address: 405 Lexington Avenue, 10174, USA
Admission: Free
Read More

53 Tours and Activities to Experience Chrysler Building

Filter
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow




Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details
Sort by:Featured
New York City at Night Bus Tour

New York City at Night Bus Tour

star-4.5
Experience New York, the ‘city that never sleeps,’ magically lit up after dark during this guided evening tour of the city by bus. Begin with a short nighttime stroll along the city’s famous High Line Park, then hop on a bus for a ride past illuminated landmarks like Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and the neighborhoods of SoHo and Chinatown, and take a short walk through Grand Central Terminal.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$59.00
From
$59.00
Taking safety measures

Full-Day New York

Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour + One World Observatory Ticket

star-5
Take in all the highlights of New York City on this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind tour. Explore the Big Apple like a New Yorker, as you walk, ride the subway and take the Staten Island ferry. Visit Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and much more. Entrance to the One World Observatory is also included.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$109.00
From
$109.00
Taking safety measures

Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

star-5
Avoid the mobs of people sightseeing on land, and opt for this Manhattan architecture yacht cruise instead. From the teak deck of the boat, learn about New York City's architectural landmarks as you circumnavigate the island and listen to the 'Around Manhattan' narration provided by members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One beer or glass of wine is provided, as well as soda.
More
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$86.00
Price varies by group size
From
$86.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

New York

New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour

star-5
Experience the best of the Big Apple during this half-day tour of Manhattan with a group limited to 15 guests. Rather than trying to do it all yourself, let an experienced guide lead you through the vibrant streets, colorful neighborhoods, and historic landmarks on foot, subway, and ferry. Get the full New York City experience and see iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and Wall Street.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$74.00
From
$74.00
Taking safety measures

New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

star-4.5
Millions of travelers pass through Grand Central Terminal, but most never discover the secrets of this Manhattan showpiece. This tour lifts the lid: spotlighting the origins and evolution of the beaux arts train station from its heyday to disrepair and restoration. Spot detail and design quirks; and hear stories of its past that will give you a deeper understanding of the building than you could get alone.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$37.34
From
$37.34
Taking safety measures

Art Deco and Architecture Midtown Landmarks Tour

Art Deco and Architecture Midtown Landmarks Tour

star-5
Midtown Manhattan is home to many iconic New York landmarks, and during this small-group walking tour, you can look forward to discovering most of them in the span of just a few hours. Meet your guide in a convenient location, and set off on a stroll that makes many indoor stops, a great option any time of the year. See top attractions and learn the stories behind these great sights.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$30.00
From
$30.00
Taking safety measures

New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

New York Helicopter Flight: Grand Island

star-4
Get an aerial view of New York City on this comprehensive helicopter ride. The sightseeing flight reveals all the top landmarks—from Central Park and Times Square to the Empire State Building and Brooklyn Bridge. This enables you to see more in minutes than you could in a day of exploring on foot, making the tour ideal for first-time visitors who want to get acquainted with the city.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$363.00
From
$363.00
Taking safety measures

New York City THE RIDE Interactive Musical Bus Tour

New York City THE RIDE Interactive Musical Bus Tour

star-4
New York City is famous for its Broadway musicals and world-class entertainment, and this interactive bus tour brings the magic of Broadway to you. Hop aboard THE RIDE for a thrilling drive around Midtown Manhattan, stopping to admire the sights and enjoy live performances from your guides—professional actors who use the streets of NYC as their stage.
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$69.00
From
$69.00

New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing

New York Helicopter Tour: Ultimate Manhattan Sightseeing

star-4.5
See New York City’s breathtaking skyline and the many iconic sights of the city on this helicopter flight. Soar over the Big Apple with an exclusive sightseeing tour of the Manhattan skyline and beyond, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center and Central Park, to name just a few, plus Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and much more. Then continue up the Hudson River to see even more of Manhattan. A variety of departure times are available throughout the day to fit into almost any schedule.
More
  • 17 to 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$284.00
From
$284.00
Taking safety measures

New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights

New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan Highlights

star-5
See New York City’s breathtaking skyline and the many iconic sights of the city on this helicopter flight. Soar over the Big Apple with an exclusive sightseeing tour of the Manhattan skyline and beyond, including the Empire State Building and Central Park, plus the Statue of Liberty. A variety of departure times are available throughout the day to fit into almost any schedule.
More
  • 12 to 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$234.00
From
$234.00
Taking safety measures

New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island

New York Helicopter Tour: Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island

star-5
See New York City’s breathtaking skyline and the many iconic sights of the city on this helicopter flight. Soar over the Big Apple with an exclusive sightseeing tour of the Manhattan skyline and beyond, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center, and Central Park, to name just a few, plus Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and much more. Then continue to see Brooklyn, Staten Island and more. A variety of departure times are available throughout the day to fit into almost any schedule.
More
  • 25 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$374.00
From
$374.00
Taking safety measures

New York Helicopter Tour: City Lights Skyline Experience

SPECIAL OFFER

New York Helicopter Tour: City Lights Skyline Experience

star-4.5
See the sights of New York City from up in the air on this nighttime helicopter tour of the city. Take off, and soar over the NYC as you take in aerial views of some of the most famous sights. See the Statue of Liberty, the Rockefeller Center, and Times Square all lit up, and then pass by the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg Bridges. This adventure is a shared experience with other travelers.
More
  • 25 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$204.96
$244.00
$39.04 savings
From
$204.96
$244.00
$39.04 savings
Taking safety measures

Superheroes in New York Walking Tour

Superheroes in New York Walking Tour

star-5
No city is the setting for superhero stories more often than New York, and with this walking tour, you can explore its most famous superhero movie and comic book sites and visit the locations where artists and writers developed some of your favorite characters. Whether you’re into Batman or Superman, Daredevil or Iron Man, you can heed the call for justice during this deep dive into the superhero universe.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$37.34
From
$37.34
Taking safety measures

One Day NYC Highlights Walking Tour with optional Empire State Building Tickets

One Day NYC Highlights Walking Tour with optional Empire State Building Tickets

star-5
If you're only in New York for a short time, tick off multiple Big Apple highlights in a matter of hours on a small-group walking tour. Venture to Wall Street, visit the 9/11 Memorial, and ascend the world-famous Empire State Building. Continue to Chinatown and Little Italy, hop the subway to Greenwich Village (own expense), journey up to Grand Central Terminal, see the Chrysler Building, and Times Square.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.94
From
$78.94
Taking safety measures

THE RIDE: Holiday Edition New York City

THE RIDE: Holiday Edition New York City

star-4
Buy your tickets ahead of time for The Ride in New York City during the holiday season. This often sold-out theater experience is extra special against the twinkling lights of the city lit up for the holidays. With tickets in hand, you'll guarantee your spot for this popular show, featuring holiday performances during a 4-mile (6.5-kilometer) ride through New York in a glassed-in mobile theater.
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
From
$69.00
From
$69.00

NYC Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Private Walking Tour

NYC Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Private Walking Tour

star-5
Grand Central Terminal is one of New York’s most visited landmarks and architectural gems, and beyond the rush-hour bustle, the station offers up its fair share of surprises. With this private walking tour, discover Grand Central’s hidden corners and see parts of the station even locals don’t know about. Learn about the station’s hidden tennis court, see its backwards ceiling, and learn fascinating facts about its long history.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$373.34
per group
From
$373.34
per group
Taking safety measures

Midtown Manhattan History & Architecture Walking Tour - Private Tour

Midtown Manhattan History & Architecture Walking Tour - Private Tour

star-5
Get the inside story on the architecture that defines Manhattan’s skyline with a private walking tour of Midtown—the bustling heart of New York City. From the Empire State Building and other iconic skyscrapers to functional landmarks like Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library, see many of the city’s most impressive historic buildings while learning about their history and the preservation efforts that keep them gleaming for future generations.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$73.14
Price varies by group size
From
$73.14
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Midtown Manhattan History & Architecture Semi-Private Walking Tour: Max 8 People

Midtown Manhattan History & Architecture Semi-Private Walking Tour: Max 8 People

star-5
New York City is home to some of the most important architectural and historical sites in the country, and can be an overwhelming destination to tour on your own. With this Midtown tour, take in the top landmarks with a guide in just hours. Enjoy the personal attention of a small group while exploring sites like Madison Square Park, the Flatiron, MetLife, and Empire State Buildings, and New York Public Library.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$73.14
Price varies by group size
From
$73.14
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private NYC Highlights Walking Tour w/optional Empire State Building Tickets

Private NYC Highlights Walking Tour w/optional Empire State Building Tickets

star-5
This private NYC walking tour takes the stress out of navigating New York's neighborhoods, covering all of the city's top attractions on foot. Start in Downtown Manhattan; visit Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial, and One World Trade Center; then ride the subway uptown to see the Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Center, and the lights of Times Square.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$277.34
From
$277.34
Taking safety measures

Private Guided 42nd Street Architecture Tour

Private Guided 42nd Street Architecture Tour

Manhattan's 42nd Street is located in the heart of the Big Apple and this popular privately guided tour of the thoroughfare's architecture is one of the most popular tour's in Times Square. Learn about the diverse neighborhoods that line this dynamic street as you wander alongside your expert guide. Learn about the history of iconic building and discover the mystery of some of the city's lesser-known gems. Whether you're a first-time visitors or a resident of this great city, the 42nd Street architectural tour is a must!
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$165.59
per group
From
$165.59
per group
Taking safety measures

New York City One Day Walking Private Tour

New York City One Day Walking Private Tour

Travel by boat and foot for a true city tour with great views and relaxed pace. With an expert local guide by your side you'll get real insight into the Big Apple, exploring hidden hangouts and local color as well as those must-see icons. You’ll see top attractions like the 9/11 Memorial and neighborhoods like the Village. This is a walking tour aimed to make you feel like a local and introduce you to New York's hidden gems! Learn about history, art, food and architecture while discovering the city's secret sites. • 6 to 8 hour walking tour of New York’ hidden treasures with an expert guide • Enjoy a walk on the High Line  • See the world's most famous skyline riding on a ferry on the East River • Small-group format ensures a personalized experience This is a custom private tour, the itinerary can be modified on the clients request.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$708.64
per group
From
$708.64
per group

Full Day in New York Tour - NYC in 1 Day

Full Day in New York Tour - NYC in 1 Day

star-5
With so much to see, it's no wonder that many travelers spend days in New York City, and still miss many top attractions. On this private guided tour perfect for travelers that want to see it all, follow your personal guide to the world-famous places that make Manhattan a top tourist destination. From Rockefeller Center to Bryant Park, the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty, this tour truly packs in the sights, in just one day.
More
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
From
$200.00
From
$200.00

See 30 Top New York Sights! Private Group Tour : Fun Guide!

See 30 Top New York Sights! Private Group Tour : Fun Guide!

star-5
30+ New York Sights in one tour! Fun local guide I will guide you on an exploration of New York’s major landmarks. This will give you a good idea of the history, culture & legends of one of the world best-loved cities
More
  • 5 hours
From
$293.79
per group
From
$293.79
per group

NYC After-Dark Photography Tour

NYC After-Dark Photography Tour

star-5
Night is an exciting time to snap great photos of busy New York City, but if you don’t know the proper techniques, your photos might not come out right. This NYC after-dark photo tour is led by a professional photographer that teaches you how to use your flash and other camera features to capture the best pictures of some of the city’s biggest attractions.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$125.00
From
$125.00
Taking safety measures

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Chrysler Building?