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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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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, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you can purchase your tickets online you will save time lining up when you get to the centre. The rest of the wait was surprisingly good and were up the top in no time. There is quite a lot to do up the top...More

Thank Mel H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to do only one skyscraper and chose the rock - a few people had said it was 'better' that the ESB. I can't compare to be fair having only done this but it was a good experience. When we went there were hardly...More

Thank YorkieMummy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lines moved fast. Plenty of room over three floors to view the city from all angles. Offers some history. No recommended for claustrophobic or those scared of heights and/or elevators. Day and night offer different but equally breathtaking experiences

Thank Rob A
Reviewed yesterday

The GE Building has a great 360 degree view on all the NY boroughs. Besides that, there are no waiting lines and at the top you can either take a look through the glass or walk up to the upper observation deck that has a...More

Thank 898frank
Reviewed yesterday

What a view. The city at its best, with a special front row seat in front of the Empire State Building. It's very expensive if you are a big family to go up there, but it's worth it.

Thank talc1
Reviewed yesterday

I got some great pictures of New York City from Top of the Rock. They have a well organized queue. I liked the glass barriers as they give you a much better view of the city than the Empire State Building. It is also a...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed yesterday

Magnificent! The best views of NYC skyline. Unobscured by fencing, etc. Much better than the Empire State Bldg observation deck. Two outside viewing areas. Inside viewing. Crowded, but worth every minute of the short wait and the crowds up top.

Thank TracyW610
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

New York Pass holders get to stand in a queue all of their own which is slightly better than having to queue with everyone. After getting out of the lift there is security which was fine then another queue where they take everyone's photo. We...More

Thank Jezamine
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'd recommend doing the ToR once. It's what you expect. Crowded and everyone taking pix. It's got great views but there's so many people it's hard to enjoy. You feel pushed and pressured to get in and get out.

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed yesterday

I have been to NYC a few times, but never had time to go to the Top of the Rock. I had been to the Empire State Building, though. I think I enjoyed Top of the Rock more because there is less hassle going through...More

Thank CajunCountryBR
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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Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! The Sky Shuttle elevators features a transparent roof only. The ride up is approximately 43 seconds, making for a very brief experience. Best of luck!
11 August 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! We strongly suggest purchasing timed tickets in advance directly through our website to ensure immediate entry at your desired date and time. Once entering with that ticket, you will be on the deck within 10-20... More
Yoly B
6 August 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! After purchasing an Explorer Pass, you must present it in person at Top of the Rock's box office to schedule a timed ticket. You may select the next available time slot or a specific time/date that works best for you... More