Top of the Rock Observation Deck | Attractions in NYC
Top of the Rock is an Attraction in NYC that offers a bird’s-eye-view of the city.
The city is beautiful from many angles, including the sweeping, sky-high views you can enjoy when you visit the Top of the Rock Observation Deck.
About the Top of the Rock Observation Deck:
New York City is known for many things including its glorious skyline. Getting a birds-eye-view of the cityscape is a must, and one of the best ways to do that is to visit the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. This Attraction in NYC is located at Rockefeller Center, and it’s just one of the many reasons to visit this popular spot.
Guests at our NYC Hotel visit Rockefeller Center to explore the artwork, check out the architecture, take a tour, or enjoy seasonal NY Activities such as skating at Rock Center or watch the annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Of course, enjoying the view from the Top of the Rock is another good reason to plan a visit.
The Top of the Rock Observation Deck boasts 3 indoor and outing viewing decks from which visitors can take in sweeping city views that are completely unobstructed. It really is one of the best views in the city, and viewfinders let you get a close up look at the landmarks that you’re most interested in seeing.
Several different ticket options are available for those who want to visit this Attraction in NYC. Prices for all tickets can be found at the end of this article. A Top of the Rock ticket gives you access to the observation decks. You can add a Sun & Stars option to any ticket which lets you come back twice, so that you can enjoy the views during the day and again at night.
Another popular choice is the Rock Center Tour and Top of the Rock Combo. With this combo, you will enjoy both the tour of Rockefeller Center and admission to the observation decks. Another popular combo is the Top of the Rock and MoMA Combo which provides admission to the Top of the Rock and the Museum of Modern Art – another hugely popular Attraction in NYC. (Note that children ages 16 and under are admitted to the MoMA without charge.)
Purchasing CityPASS is a great option for visitors who plan to see several Attractions in NYC. The pass provides admission to 6 top Attractions including Top of the Rock, American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
You can also add a Premiere Pass to your Top of the Rock ticket for just $5. This option includes a digital keepsake photo, and a printed viewfinder which identifies important buildings and landmarks that you can see from the observation decks.
Daily – 8 a.m. to midnight
Top of the Rock Ticket
Ages 6 to 12: $28
Seniors (62+) - $32
Sun & Stars Option
Add $15 to each ticket
Rock Center Tour/Top of the Rock Combo
All tickets: $48
Top of the Rock/MoMA Combo
All tickets: $52
Ages 6 to 17: $92
Add $5 to each ticket