Rockefeller Center Tour

Get to know the artistic history of the Rockefeller Center with a guided tour through the NY landmark and its surrounding streets, free with the New York Pass.

The New York Pass FREE TOUR of the Rockefeller Center Normally $27.22 - Free with New York Pass

One of the greatest buildings from the Great Depression Era, discover the history and treasures within the Art-Deco-style Rockefeller Center. Famous for its annual Christmas tree and ice-skating, the building is also home to an incredible collection of art and sculptures.

Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Rockefeller Center is spread over 89,000 square meters and is home to Top of the Rock as well as over 100 murals, sculptures and mosaics. One of the last major buildings in the United States to incorporate public art in the architecture, its an icon of American design.

Join an expert historian on a journey back 80 years and discover the rich history and breathtaking artistry of one of New York's most fanous landmarks. Explore the Center's most famous and important buildings, gardens and spaces; follow along with your own personal headset and enjoy this uninterrupted account through a closed circuit connection.

New York Pass Tips

  • Free guided tour of the Rockefeller Center with your pass
  • Tours are every 30 minutes from 10:00am-7:30pm (please note - no tours at 6:00pm or 6:30pm)

Did You Know? Rockefeller Center Facts

  • The first Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was in 1931 and stood 20 ft tall
  • Rockefeller Center ice-skating first began in 1936
  • "Prometheus" is the best-known sculpture at Rockefeller Center and the most photographed sculpture in NYC

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Visiting Rockefeller Center Tour

Visiting Rockefeller Center Tour

  • Rockefeller Center Tour 1260 Avenue of the Americas, NY 10019 (6th Avenue between 50th/51st Streets)
  • Closest Subway 47th-50th Street Rockefeller Center station
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 30 on Uptown route and Stop 18 on Downtown route

Opening Times

Thursday - Sunday: 2PM, 4PM and 6:30PM. 

Capacity is limited to 10 guests per tour and tours are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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