NYC: Rockefeller Center Art & Architecture Guided Tour

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Discover the history behind the art and architecture of Rockefeller Center, an Art Deco masterpiece. An expert guide will delight you with stories and photos as you tour the unique buildings, gardens and spaces. Tours run six times a day. Book your NYC: Rockefeller Center Art & Architecture Guided Tour here.

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Join the Rockefeller Center Tour

Book the NYC: Rockefeller Center Art & Architecture Guided Tour in advance! Experience a unique tour of the Rockefeller Center. Choose from six daily slots: 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:30 PM, or 6:30 PM. This tour runs daily.

Dive into History and Artistry

Immerse yourself in the rich history of New York’s most famous Art Deco landmark. Discover the vision of John D. Rockefeller Jr. for a cultural center in Midtown Manhattan.

Discover Art and Architecture

Explore the great works of art and architecture that make up the Rockefeller Center today. A fun, expert guide will lead you through the famous streets and buildings.

Experience the “City within a City”

Enjoy the artworks that make up this wondrous “city within a city”. Listen to the inspiring stories behind these sights through a Bluetooth speaker.

Unique Tour Experience

Follow your guide and listen with your own personal headset. This ensures a clear, uninterrupted experience amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City.

Tour Highlights

Highlights include the world-famous skating rink at the heart of Rockefeller Center, sculptures by Isamu Noguchi, Michio Ihara, and Paul Manship, including his iconic Prometheus statue.

See the heroic statue of Atlas, just steps from St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Enjoy the Channel Gardens, with cool fountains in summer and dramatic views of the majestic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in winter.

Visit the Eastern Airlines Building, the current home of the Today Show Studio. Explore the International Building with relief sculptures by Lee Lawrie, Gaston Lachaise, Attillio Piccirilli, and Leo Lentelli.

Admire the exquisite mural paintings of Jose Maria Sert and Sir Frank Brangwyn in 30 Rockefeller Plaza (“30 Rock”), also known as the Comcast Building.

Experience the Rockefeller Center

Feel the pulse of New York City as you step into the Rockefeller Center. This is where the city’s heart beats the loudest.

Art Deco Landmark

Marvel at the stunning Art Deco designs that have stood the test of time. They are a testament to the city’s resilience and spirit.

Rockefeller’s Vision

Understand the grandeur of John D. Rockefeller Jr.’s vision. His dream was to create a cultural hub in the midst of the bustling city, and he succeeded.

Art and Architecture

Witness the fusion of art and architecture that makes the Rockefeller Center a unique masterpiece. Each building tells a story of its own.

The “City within a City”

Explore the “city within a city”, a concept that was revolutionary at the time of its creation. It’s a microcosm of New York City itself.

Unique Tour Experience

NYC: Rockefeller Center Art & Architecture Guided Tour – Enjoy a unique tour experience that stands out even in the vibrant city of New York. The personal headset ensures you don’t miss a word of the guide’s commentary.

More Tour Highlights

Don’t miss the Eastern Airlines Building, an iconic part of the Rockefeller Center. It’s also the current home of the Today Show Studio.

Visit the International Building, adorned with relief sculptures by renowned artists. It’s a feast for the eyes.

Finally, step into 30 Rockefeller Plaza, also known as the Comcast Building. Here, you’ll find exquisite mural paintings that add to the Center’s artistic appeal.

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30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, USA

City Name

New York City

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New York (State)

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United States

3 reviews for NYC: Rockefeller Center Art & Architecture Guided Tour

  1. Cheryl – Australia (verified owner)

    The guide was very informative in relating the historical facts about the Rockefeller Centre. The tour took us around several blocks that made up the Rockefeller Centre. Would recommend this tour and by booking through GetYourGuide it made it very seamless and easy.

  2. Fritz – Germany (verified owner)

    Sehr freundliches und hilfsbereites sowie kompetentes Personal!

  3. Yvonne – Germany (verified owner)

    Die Tour war sehr informativ und abwechslungsreich. Der Guide David hat uns die Geschichte und die Besonderheiten des Rockefeller Centers sehr abwechslungsreich und mit sehr viel Herzblut vermittelt. Ganz herzlichen Dank dafür!! Wir können die sehr empfehlen. :0)))

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