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Top of the Rock: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the newly opened, 3-tiered observation deck on the 67th, 69th and 70th floors of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, is New York City's most amazing attraction! The unforgettable experience includes a panoramic 360-degree...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
30 Rockfeller Plaza, Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10111
+1 212-698-2000
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to see all of Manhattan, not that crowded when you go in the morning (before 10 am). Bring the camera, the view is fantastic!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

It was certainly a spectacular view, and gave us a goof overview of how NYC is laid out. The process of ticketing and long queues dampened our enthusiasm slightly.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great view. Windy and cold the day we went. No tour or guides, q and a, so expensive for the view only.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am unable to climb Mt. Everest but in New York this is the closest. The views are great . I arrived 45 minutes before sunset on a beautiful day. ( fifteen minutes is all one requires). I recommend to do a 360 walk to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alvi2glass
Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed a couple of hours here. The intros were interesting and informative and the great precursor to the great experience from the viewing decks on the roof. We did it at night and the views were amazing. Unlike the the new trade centre (that...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank robert g
Reviewed yesterday

We had NY passes but did not realise we had to book a timeslot so ended up going up later than planned. This actually worked out well as it was great to see the skyline lit up and the views of Empire State are spectacular....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Julie M
Reviewed yesterday

A must when going to NYC, especially at night. Fantastic views offered from top of the rock. The lift is the fastest in NYC and also offers great views. Disappointed that when I booked tickets I was told I wouldn't need to queue only to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bristoljode
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Turned up one evening to be advised 2hr wait to go up, staff politely advised us to return. Enquired as when would be best. They offered us on the Saturday evening before sunset and it was not disappointing in the slightest in absolute awe of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LoveTravel671935
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to go before the crowds so we arrived at 7:30pm. A line was outside and we stood there for about 5 mins for a guy came out to ask ticket times, and told us to go inside to buy tix. We stood in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HikingLife614
Reviewed yesterday

We went at night time the wait time was not to bad and it is very well run so not long waiting times I would recommend doing it at night the view is amazing don't think it would be as good in the daytime

Date of experience: October 2019
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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October 15, 2019|
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Response from sptrowbridge | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can as your bag will be put through security first
October 1, 2019|
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Response from Diana C | Reviewed this property |
It is better if you get your tickets before.I had the tickets one month before by internet.I don’t know if you can buy it on the Rockefeller centre
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September 26, 2019|
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Response from Kenneth M | Reviewed this property |
I went on my own..no need for tour bus. I was a solo tourists!