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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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Reviewed today

We went up both top of the rock and empire state during our trip (one at day and one at night), but if I was only going to choose one, this is definitely better! Amazing views of the city and central park. I'd say this...More

Thank Emsworth89
Reviewed yesterday

The ride in the lift is impressive, and very quick indeed. You get a good view on Central Park on one side, and the Empire State Building on the other side. The art-deco Crysler Tower is farer and half hidden. Weather was not exceptional, so...More

Thank aa27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While the top of the Empire State Building is a must, Top of the Rock offers better views of Central Park and view of the city that includes the Empire State.

1  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ok we didn't book in advance, and the advertised wifi in the centre is awful so can't book there Huge winding king slow moving queues to get a ticket To get a time To join queues for the elevators and more queues.. Eventually we got...More

Thank neilshortland1
Reviewed yesterday

Great photo opps A great view of the city. The employees are kind and very helpful. I enjoyed visiting Rockerfeller center .

1  Thank luvtewtravel
Reviewed yesterday

Great views. A bit expensive but worth it once. Also the make available for additional cost an ipad which identifies everything you are looking at.

1  Thank andrho
Reviewed yesterday

This was on the top of our list to do !! So pleased we did it , we went mid morning and were so lucky we didn't have to queue and wait a long time ,it was very well organised ,it was a lovely sunny...More

1  Thank lollipopsmam
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The views are amazing and staff are really helpful. Great experience. We went up at night and seeing all the bright lights of New York was breathtaking

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed yesterday

While all the major network morning shows have their own grand traditions, NBC may stand alone for its locale. 30 Rock is synonymous with so many grand things in NYC, and visiting its peak is chief among them. The primary observation deck affords wonderful views...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Observation Deck in the late afternoon and had a thoroughly enjoyable visit and could have stayed as long as we wanted too. It wasn't particularly busy either. I never tire of looking at NY from these Towers. It was quite pricey to...More

1  Thank WendyR390
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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Shalane S
Can I get tickets the same day online when we want to go or should I get a few days prior?
25 May 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! You may certainly purchase tickets online on the day you choose to visit for access to all available time slots. Purchasing the tickets a few days prior to your visit will offer a bit more flexibility in terms of what... More
I did the Rock at. Gout and are coming back next week with my husband and children 15 and 11 which one is the best rock or empire during the day.
24 May 2017|
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Response from Mavis M | Reviewed this property |
They are both great, but perhaps The Rock a nudge ahead.
My family and I are planning on visiting Top of the Rock in June. We want to go at dusk. How can I purchase tickets to assure that time and not a "come back in an hour time" and can someone advise as to what time that would be in NY this time of year??
18 May 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! We highly recommend that you purchase a timed ticket for immediate entry by visiting Top of the Rock's official website. Sunset in June occurs at approximately 8:20pm - 8:30pm, depending on your arrival date. Booking... More