Top of the Rock Discount Tickets & Tips for Visiting – A Must See Attraction!

The Top of the Rock features one of the best views of the New York City skyline from both an indoor observation deck, and two outdoor observation decks. You haven’t seen NYC until you see it from the Top of the Rock.

Also known as “30 Rock,” the famous art deco style skyscraper, and home of NBC Studios, offers 360-degree panoramic views of New York City from the 67th, 69th, and 70th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

This iconic attraction also features a multi-media interactive educational exhibit to enhance the experience. Experience a New York City icon, learn about the history of the building and its historical significance, and learn about New York City’s ever-evolving skyline, right from the source.

Looking for Top of the Rock Observatory Discount Tickets?

We’ve got you covered – Top of the Rock Observatory admission is available with the below money-saving options, so you can choose the attraction pass that’s right for you:

1. Explorer Pass – Choose attractions as you go. Includes admission to up to 10 attractions.

2. Cree su propio pase – Seleccione las atracciones que quiere visitar antes de visitarlas.

See all available passes, attractions & prices – Learn more.

Now you can take your trip to NYC to new heights–850 feet above ground level to be exact.

Tips for Visiting Top of the Rock

Descarga principio de la aplicación móvil de la roca

  • Take your time at the exhibits on the way up to the Top of the Rock, once you pass through, you cannot return.
  • Ahorre al ingreso combinado a la cima de la Roca y de otras atracciones de interés de Nueva York con una Explorer Pass Go Nueva York.
  • Trae un respaldo de batería para su cámara o dispositivo móvil-usted esté tomando muchas fotos.
  • Head to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in the morning for the most choices for timed tickets.
  • Busque el momento de la puesta del sol para el día y obtener su billete horario preestablecido por alrededor una hora antes de la puesta del sol , También conocida como "la hora de oro" para la fotografía. Además, obtendrás vistas diurnas y nocturnas de la ciudad cuando los edificios se iluminan.
  • Descarga principio de la aplicación de la roca para una guía horizonte que lo identifica a qué edificios que estás mirando, recorridos de audio se puede escuchar, y mucho más. Sugerencia: descargar el audio de la visita a través de WiFi antes de su viaje para guardar los datos.
  • Plan to stay a while. There is no time limit on the observation decks so make the most of it and plan to stay a while.
  • Don’t let an inclement weather forecast scare you away – the view is pretty breathtaking in all weather, plus a stormy sky can add to the dramatic views (plus crowds tend to be smaller, too!).
  • Visit another popular observation deck so you can compare Top of the Rock vs Empire State Building.

When to Visit the Observation Deck

For the best views, head to the Top of the Rock one hour before sunset (the golden hour)

Para evitar las multitudes más grandes, excepto su Top del viaje de la roca por un día de semana. Dirigirse a 30 Rockefeller Plaza temprano en el día y obtener un billete horario preestablecido.

Las mejores vistas son, posiblemente, justo antes de la puesta del sol para conseguir ambas vistas diurnas y crepusculares.

Worried about the weather? The views are pretty spectacular no matter the weather, but be sure to double check the observation deck hasn’t closed due to inclement weather if it looks iffy.

What to Bring

  • A camera is a must! Bring backup batteries if you have them.
  • Vístase para el clima como las plataformas de observación son al aire libre y tener en cuenta que es más viento en la parte superior: protector solar, chaqueta de lluvia, suéter, gafas de sol, etc.
  • Cuarteles si usted desea utilizar los prismáticos que funcionan con monedas.
  • LA stick selfie para las fotos memorables de ti mismo con el Empire State Building en el fondo.

Qué hacer en Top of the Rock

Tómese su tiempo yendo a través de los objetos expuestos en el camino a las cubiertas observaciones para obtener la historia de fondo y aprender acerca de este emblemático edificio emblemático de la ciudad de Nueva York.

The Grand Atrium Lobby

Crystal Water Fall Joie Lámpara en el Gran Atrio Lobby del Top of the Rock Observation Deck

Be sure to look up when you’re in the lobby for a view of “Joie – Crystal Water Fall”, a 35-foot delicate chandelier made of 600 free hanging strands of perfectly cut Swarovski crystals.

Designed by Michael Hammers, the chandelier is an inverted replica of the shape of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Nivel Mezzanine de exposiciones

top of the rock skyscraper

Esta exposición multimedia mejora visitantes Top de la experiencia de la roca, proporcionando información entretenida sobre la rica historia del edificio, su icónica arquitectura art deco, diseñado por el famoso arquitecto Raymond Hood, la construcción del edificio, y más. Los visitantes pueden ver vídeos informativos en pantallas de plasma y observar el modelo original de tilo 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Learn about John D. Rockefeller’s original plans for the building in 1928 and how the crash of the stock market on October 24, 1929, the beginning of the Great Depression, changed his vision and the building’s construction became a symbol of hope for economic recovery.

Browse through photographs and artifacts from the building’s construction and check out the original architect’s model for the building.  You’ll see how the building was a feat of engineering and learn about some of the individual workers who contributed to its construction including the iconic photo “Lunchtime” portraying construction workers sitting on a construction beam and eating lunch–you’ll even have a chance to pose for your own “Lunchtime” photograph!

Walk along the interactive beam walk, a motion technology simulated exhibit that allows visitors to see what it was like to walk across one of the building beams during the building’s construction.

El Cielo de traslado Ascensor Ride y Luz

Among the world’s fastest elevators, the Sky Shuttle travels 700 feet in less than a minute. While inside, keep your eyes to the sky for an entertaining light show (a kid favorite!).

Resplandor Muro

Radiance Wall on the 67th floor of Top of the Rock

La segunda instalación de cristal de Swarovski en la parte superior de la Roca es el Muro de Resplandor, una gran pared colorida, geoda de cristal situado en la 67 planta de observación XX.

Observation Decks

Hay tres pisos de terrazas de observación; el 68 XX, 69 XX, y 70 XX.

los 67 º piso es donde el ascensor permite a los visitantes y cuenta con exposiciones, una tienda de recuerdos y vistas sobre todo el interior de la ciudad de Nueva York.

los 69 º piso funciones al aire libre, 360 -Licenciado vistas de la ciudad desde detrás de la seguridad de los paneles de vidrio.

los 70 º piso funciones al aire libre, 360 -Licenciado vistas de la ciudad que no tienen paneles de vidrio.

Each of the observation decks features stunning views of many notable New York City skyline icons, including:

  • The Empire State Building
  • One World Trade Center
  • El edificio Chrysler
  • Bank of America Tower
  • Central Park
  • El puente de Brooklyn
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • Trump Tower
  • Times Square
  • Flatiron Building
  • and lots more

Atracciones cercanas

New York City is huge, be sure to visit other top attractions close to Rockefeller Plaza while you’re in the area to make the most of your time. Check out our New York City by Neighborhood Guide for more NYC itinerary tips, and our Getting Around NYC Guide.

Tour of Rockefeller Center – For a full Rockefeller experience, be sure to go on a guided tour of the “hub of Manhattan”, Rockefeller Center, which has earned the status of a National Landmark. Comprised of 19 commercial buildings, the center is spread out over a space of 89,000 square meters. You’ll go through the center’s most recognizable spots, including its gardens and some of its buildings.

Museum of Modern Art – Visit the greatest collection of modern art in the world and experience the New York museum scene. Home to Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night, Claude Monet’s Reflections of Clouds on the Water-Lily Pond, Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, and many more iconic works of art, visitors will enjoy the museum’s premier permanent collection.

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour –  Get a behind-the-scenes look and meet a real-life Rockette on a tour of Radio City Music Hall, the “Showplace of the Nation” and host to some of the world’s most famous events, including the Grammy’s and MTV Music Awards.

Central Park Bike Rental – Biking is one of the best ways to explore all the sights in Central Park. With your full-day bike rental starting in Central Park, you’ll get a detailed map, helmet, chain lock, and basket so you can make the most of your time in the famous sprawling park.

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus New York: Go on the Classic 1-Day Tour for an overview of all the top sites in New York City. You’ll get to see tons of landmarks and learn about New York’s unique history and culture from your onboard professional tour guide–one of the best ways to get to know the city. (You can also start your Hop-On Hop-Off tour elsewhere in the city and hop off when you get to the Rockeller Center Stop.)

Night Tour by Big Bus New York: If you visited Top of the Rock in the late afternoon, just a short walk from Rockefeller Plaza you can board a double-decker sightseeing bus for an evening tour of New York City and its most iconic buildings and landmarks lit up in the night sky.

Lugares cercanos para comer

Si quiere tomar un bocado para comer durante su visita, el Top of the Rock tiene un par de opciones para elegir, justo en el edificio, incluyendo:

  • Auntie Anne de - Para un pequeño refrigerio para llevarlo hasta la hora de comer, tomar un pretzel de Auntie Anne de, situada a las afueras de la parte superior del lobby de venta de entradas de Rock y tienda de souvenirs.
  • SIXTYFIVE – For a cocktail and appetizers before or after your trip to the top, head to SIXTYFIVE Bar and Cocktail Lounge located on the 30th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza and featuring views that are almost as good as the top.
  • Rock Center Café – For a sit-down meal right in the building, head to Rock Center Café, the buildings namesake dining destination. In the winter, the restaurant features front row views of the famous ice skating rink and outdoor garden seating in the summer months.
  • Cucina & Co. – For more casual fare, check out Cucina & Co. for gourmet Mediterranean sandwiches, pasta, salads, and more. Dine-in or take-out.

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  • Daily: 8:00 am-12:00 am. The first elevator goes up at 8:00 am and the last one goes up at 11:00 pm.
  • Holidays: check  the site for up-to-date holiday hours.

Indicaciones y dirección

30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112

The main entrance is located on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue.

Public Transportation: Plug your starting address into the correct field for subway, train, walking, biking, or driving directions to 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

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  1. Mary dice

    Thank you so much for this detailed information and guide for the Top of the Rock. I find it very helpful and look forward to following your great advice.

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