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NYC: Top of the Rock Observation Deck Ticket

NYC: Top of the Rock Observation Deck Ticket

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From US$ 43.55 per person

Take in 360-degree panoramic views of the Big Apple from Top of the Rock’s iconic observation deck. From Central Park to the Empire State Building, see it all from up in the air. This flexible date ticket allows you to plan your visit around the weather.

About this ticket

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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy sweeping views of Manhattan from atop the Rockefeller Center
  • Explore three floors of plentiful indoor and outdoor viewing areas
  • Check out the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and more
  • See Manhattan's most iconic sites in one grand panorama
Full description
Take in a 360-degree panorama of New York from 850 feet (260 m) in the air at the Top of the Rock. Explore 9,500 square feet of unobstructed outdoor viewing space, the most of any New York observatory. Take in the daytime scenery, see the sunset, or admire the city sparkle by night from new heights.  Upon arriving at 30 Rockefeller Center, take time to admire the stunning, shimmering Swarovski chandelier on your way to the mezzanine level. Here is an exhibit where you can see historic artifacts and a short film about Rockefeller Center’s construction during the Great Depression. Head up to the Top in less than 1 minute with a ride up 850 feet (260 m) on the Sky Shuttle. Explore 2 floors with expansive indoor and outdoor viewing areas. Finally top off your visit with breathtaking views of Central Park, Empire State Building, downtown Manhattan, One World Trade Center, and multiple bridges from the completely open-air deck on the 70th-floor.
Includes
  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck tickets
  • Tax
  • Free WiFi
  • Downloadable Top of the Rock app
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Food and drink
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

The main entrance to Top of the Rock is at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. The entrance is marked by a red carpet. Once inside, your QR code will be scanned. Then head right up the stairs to begin your visit.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • The Top of the Rock is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, regardless of weather conditions. In the case of inclement weather, portions of the deck may be closed for safety reasons. You will be advised about weather conditions and visibility prior to entry
  • Tickets won't be refunded on the same day in the case of inclement weather. However, speak with staff on-site on the date of your visit and your ticket can be reissued for a future time and date
  • You must go through an airport-style security screening to access the attraction
  • Last elevator to the top goes up 1 hour before closing time.
  • Each elevator cab is limited to a maximum of 4 people, or a single party
  • Download the free Top of the Rock app to access a 360-degree viewfinder, wayfinding features, special offers, and more.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 2734 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

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We enjoyed the view, but there seemed to be a little confusion on how to get up/down to the other levels. We just followed the crowd, but then sweet, but overwhelmed man yelled at everyone. Same thing happened when ascending the stairs to the top level. They weren’t mean, but you could tell they were frustrated.

June 5, 2022

The tour itself was really good! It was fantastic to learn about Chicago and see all the sites and get useful tips about the city. The only downside was the man checking everyone’s tickets, he was just rude and gave the impression he didn’t want to be there. He was one of the first people to greet me and put me in the mood of “what have I signed up for”. My barcode wouldn’t scan so I tried to make it bigger he very grumpily said “that’s too big” and walked off without saying anything else to deal with another customer. Just really bad customer service. Everything was much better on the tour though, the tour guide Craig was really good and engaging. I liked how he answered everyone’s questions not just about the waterfront but Chicago itself.

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May 11, 2022

We love the Top of the Rock. It was nice because it wasn't busy, but it wasn't busy because the weather was bad. They warned us that we might not have any views at the top. We did have views, but they were a little foggy. This was not anything the observation deck could control.

April 15, 2022

Product ID: 37483