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Get a firsthand look into the history, art, and architecture of Rockefeller Center, one of New York City's most famous landmarks. Accompanied by insights from a seasoned guide, stroll around the center’s grounds as you explore its buildings, gardens, and significant works of art.

Delve into the details of Rockefeller Center’s past with an expert historian guiding the way. Don your own personal headset—transmitting through a closed circuit—and enjoy an uninterrupted account of the stories behind the Center's highlights.

Learn about John D. Rockefeller's vision for a cultural hub while witnessing his dream brought to life. View pieces such as Paul Manship's Prometheus and the sculptures of Isamu Noguchu and Michio Ihara. Greet the heroic statue Atlas, located steps from St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the impressive mural paintings of Jose Maria Sert and Frank Brangwyn in the GE Building.

Finally, stop at the Center's Channel Gardens, which offer cool fountains in the summer and dramatic views of New York's famous Christmas tree in the winter.

Get a firsthand look into the history, art, and architecture of Rockefeller Center, one of New York City's most famous landmarks. Accompanied by insights from a seasoned guide, stroll around the center’s grounds as you explore its buildings, gardens, and significant works of art.

Delve into the details of Rockefeller Center’s past with an expert historian guiding the way. Don your own personal headset—transmitting through a closed circuit—and enjoy an uninterrupted account of the stories behind the Center's highlights.

Learn about John D. Rockefeller's vision for a cultural hub while witnessing his dream brought to life. View pieces such as Paul Manship's Prometheus and the sculptures of Isamu Noguchu and Michio Ihara. Greet the heroic statue Atlas, located steps from St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the impressive mural paintings of Jose Maria Sert and Frank Brangwyn in the GE Building.

Finally, stop at the Center's Channel Gardens, which offer cool fountains in the summer and dramatic views of New York's famous Christmas tree in the winter.

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Architectural Walking Tour

Duration 1h 15m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees Guided tours begin at 10 AM. Tours run every 30 minutes, excluding 6 PM and 6:30 PM, with the final tour departing at 7:30 PM.
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The Rockefeller Center Architectural Walking Tour

Activity/Location

Rockefeller Center

30 Rockefeller Plaza W

New York 10111

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza W 50th St. between 5th and 6th

    New York 10111


Description

Get a firsthand look into the history, art, and architecture of Rockefeller Center, one of New York City's most famous landmarks. Accompanied by insights from a seasoned guide, stroll around the center’s grounds as you explore its buildings, gardens, and significant works of art.

Delve into the details of Rockefeller Center’s past with an expert historian guiding the way. Don your own personal headset—transmitting through a closed circuit—and enjoy an uninterrupted account of the stories behind the Center's highlights.

Learn about John D. Rockefeller's vision for a cultural hub while witnessing his dream brought to life. View pieces such as Paul Manship's Prometheus and the sculptures of Isamu Noguchu and Michio Ihara. Greet the heroic statue Atlas, located steps from St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in the impressive mural paintings of Jose Maria Sert and Frank Brangwyn in the GE Building.

Finally, stop at the Center's Channel Gardens, which offer cool fountains in the summer and dramatic views of New York's famous Christmas tree in the winter.


Highlights

  • Exploring the history & architecture of Rockefeller Center

  • Grand views of Rockefeller Plaza, gardens & spaces

  • Background info about buildings, statues & fixtures

  • Expert historian guides via personal headset

  • Small group format, maximum of 20 guests per tour


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Rockefeller Center

  • Live narration in English


Know Before You Book

  • Not recommended for children 12 and younger.

  • Maximum group size is 20 people.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 48 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Rockefeller Center, 30 Rockefeller Plaza W, New York, NY 10111, United States