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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

30 Rockefeller Center, Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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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, unobstructed view from the 70th floor observatory, 850 feet in the sky! Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - Midnight, last elevator goes up at 11:00 PM.Main entrance is located on 50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues.
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30 Rockefeller Center, Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the money with spectacular views on a clear day. Ideally situated and the queues moves quickly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to step in and enjoy the views of the city. Quite windy. Photo ops galore. Take your own or have them take them and purchase on your way out.

Thank KrisWisconsinite
Reviewed yesterday

This was the first stop for my Fiance and I on our May 2017 trip. I honestly do not know why more tourists do not go here instead of the Empire State Building. Lines were quick, cool information before going up, and GREAT views that...More

Thank buckeyetravlet
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The lift up made my head spin, but was amazing. Once at the top, the views were breathtaking. Well worth the money..

Thank Carly M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went at night. The view was great but i would have loved to see it during the day since you loose some of the city landmarks. They give you a tablet that will point out were each thing is and at the same time...More

Thank maibelr2016
Reviewed yesterday

Well organized . Lots of time to view the city. Would recommend doing this at night. It is spectacular!

Thank Hkayegwl
Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommend for NYC first time visitors and or to see both daytime and nighttime skyline city views. It's absolutely UH-Mazing!.. Make sure you go all the way to the very top!!.. Mesmerizing..

Thank Suey0805
Reviewed yesterday

You can't always turn up and visit straight away although the visit we where offered was a wait of 1.5hrs (you can come back at the allotted time). As we had turned up just before sunset the only way of getting straight up there way...More

Thank stuartjmorleyuk
Reviewed yesterday

If you, like me, love photography and buy a ticket close to sunset, plan to arrive early, because it is very very crowded. But the view is amazing

Thank Rami52
Reviewed yesterday

How lucky we were to get a great day for this NYC must, clear say, brights and fabulous skyline....well worth the money, not rushed at all, we could spend as long as we wanted at the "top of the rock", really enjoyed it, and would...More

Thank JLM498
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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17 November 2017|
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Response from Elly_Law | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are no food outlets on the observation levels however there is at ground level ....
13 November 2017|
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Response from TeKr0515 | Reviewed this property |
(1) Recommend buying ticket ahead of time online. Online you will select a 'time' for the start of your visit. No limit on how long you can stay and enjoy view ( online purchase saves time and you can go right in to queue... More
6 November 2017|
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Response from Rockefeller C | Property representative |
Hello :) We advise on purchasing tickets in advance online. If the visibility is poor or weather is bad, we will exchange your ticket for a later date and time. When you purchase online, you will receive an email that... More