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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

Top of the Rock Observation Deck

Visit Top of the Rock Observation Deck atop the Art Deco skyscraper at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and experience unparalleled breathtaking views of New York City and beyond.

Top of the Rock is a 55,000 square-foot (5,110 m), three level observation deck that consists of the 67th, 69th, and 70th floors of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The 67th and 69th floors include outdoor terraces which feature fully transparent, safety glass. The uppermost 70th floor level, provides a completely open air, unobstructed 360-degree view of New York City and beyond.

Views from Top of the Rock™ include some of the city's most prominent landmarks from the Chrysler Building to the Brooklyn Bridge and from Central Park to the Hudson and East Rivers.

General Information

Top of the Rock™
Location:

30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112

The main entrance is located on 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Website: topoftherocknyc.com
Toll Free: 1-877-NYC-ROCK (877) 692-7625
Phone: 212-698-2000

Hours: 8:00am to midnight, 7 days a week.
The first elevator goes up at 8:00am, the last one at 11:00pm. Hours of operation may vary on holidays.

To avoid major crowds, visit Top of the Rock between 8-10 a.m. or 10-11 p.m.
Strollers: Strollers permitted; must be collapsible
Accessibility: Full wheelchair accessibility. Top of the Rock is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Photography: Use of tripods prohibited.
Free WiFi throughout the building.

Observation Deck
The 67th and 69th floors include outdoor terraces which feature fully transparent, safety glass. The uppermost 70th floor level, provides a completely open air, unobstructed 360-degree view of New York City and beyond.

Multimedia Exhibit
Multimedia Theater includes 3 four-minute videos detailing Rockefeller Center's ties to the arts, the city of New York, and the nation. Historical retrospective follows the evolution of Rockefeller Center over the years while the Interactive Beamwalk simulates the experience of the original Rockefeller Center construction workers from their birds-eye view.

Sky Shuttle Elevator
With the ability to whisks guests up to the Observation Deck in less than 45 seconds, the Sky shuttle elevators have projections on the glass ceiling showing images from 1930s through present day, symbolizing the passage of time, as it transport visitors to the Observation Deck.

Joie
Designed to emulate both a waterfall and the shape of an upside-down 30 Rockefeller Center, Joie is a 14,000-piece Swarovski crystal Chandelier in the grand atrium that weighs 5,000 lbs

Radiance
Radiance is a 180-foot wide, 9-foot tall Swarovski crystal geode wall. Consisting of 600 custom-designed panels covered by colored mouth-blown glass and featuring Swarovski crystal clusters.

Getting to Top of the Rock

By Subway:
Take B, D, F, V train to Rockefeller Center 47-50th St. Station;
Take 6 train to E. 51st St. and Lexington Ave. Walk west to Fifth Ave. and south to W. 50th St.
Take 1,9 train to 50th St. and Broadway. Walk east toward Fifth Ave.
Take N, R, W train to 49th St. and Seventh Ave. Walk east toward Fifth Ave. and north to W. 50th St.
Take E, V train to Fifth Ave. and 53rd St. Walk south to W. 50th St.

By Bus:
M1, M2, M3, M4 travel up Madison Ave. and down Fifth Ave.

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