Breathtaking City Views from Rockefeller Center's Iconic Observation Deck.
Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, United States
💲 Adult entry from $40
👩🦽 Wheelchair accessible
🍽️ Dining options available within Rockefeller Center
🚽 Public Restrooms
Where can I find Top of the Rock?
Top of the Rock is located at Rockefeller Center in the heart of Manhattan, offering visitors unparalleled 360-degree views of New York City.
Why should I visit Top of the Rock?
A visit to Top of the Rock provides a unique opportunity to see New York City from above, featuring three floors of indoor and outdoor viewing areas that offer breath taking vistas of the city's iconic skyline and landmarks.
What are the opening hours at Top of the Rock?
General opening hours
Monday -9am - 11pm
Tuesday -9am - 11pm
Wednesday - 9am - 11pm
Thursday - 9am - 11pm
Friday - 9am - 11pm
Saturday - 9am - 11pm
Sunday -9am - 11pm
The last elevator up is one hour before closing.
Closures and holidays
Hours may vary on holidays, so check the official website for the most current information.
Where should I park when visiting Top of the Rock?
Parking is available at several nearby garages around Rockefeller Center. Due to its central location, using public transportation is highly recommended.
Is Top of the Rock accessible by public transportation?
Top of the Rock is easily accessible by the B, D, F, M subway lines to 47-50th Streets - Rockefeller Center station, and several bus routes.
When is the best time to visit Top of the Rock?
Visiting at sunset offers spectacular views as the city sites change from day to night, and early morning visits may be less crowded.
What are the best things to see near Top of the Rock?
There are plenty of great places close to Top of the Rock to also explore. Here are some favorites.
- St. Patrick's Cathedral - A stunning example of Gothic Revival architecture, located just a short walk from Rockefeller Center.
- The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) - Offers an extensive collection of modern and contemporary art, located nearby.
- Radio City Music Hall - Known as the Showplace of the Nation, this iconic venue offers tours and live entertainment.
Common questions about Top of the Rock
Top of the Rock offers a memorable experience, with stunning views of New York City's skyline, from the bustling streets below to the horizon beyond. Here is what else to expect.
Is Top of the Rock accessible to those with lower mobility?
✔️ Yes, Top of the Rock is fully accessible, providing elevator access to all observation deck levels.
Is Top of the Rock free to enter?
❌ No, there is an admission charge to visit Top of the Rock, from $40 for an adult.
❗ Timed-entry tickets are recommended to reduce waiting times during peak hours or sunset.
Is Top of the Rock pet-friendly?
❌ Pets are not allowed at Top of the Rock, with the exception of service animals.
Is Top of the Rock child-friendly?
✔️ Yes, Top of the Rock is a family-friendly attraction that offers stunning views for visitors of all ages.
Is Top of the Rock a year-round attraction?
✔️ Yes, Top of the Rock is open throughout the year, offering different but equally stunning views in each season.
Are refreshments available at Top of the Rock?
✔️ Dining options are available within Rockefeller Center, with a variety of choices for meals and snacks.
Are there restrooms at Top of the Rock?
✔️ Yes, Top of the Rock has public restrooms for visitors to use.
What else is useful to know before I visit Top of the RockPhotography is allowed, making it an ideal spot for capturing memorable photos of the cityscape.
Where to stay near Top of the Rock
There are plenty of great hotel options in Midtown Manhattan, just a short distance from the stunning heights of Top of the Rock.
- Hard Rock Hotel New York - At The Hard Rock Hotel you can expect a stay packed with music, memorabilia and memories. This first-class hotel is lively and exciting.
- citizenM New York Times Square - At this impressive, ultra-modern, high-tech hotel, with lounge areas filled with world-class art, books to browse and iMacs to use.
- Riu Plaza Manhattan Times Square - This contemporary and convenient hotel ticks plenty of boxes when it comes to a quality but affordable stay.