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Rockefeller Center Visitors Guide

Everything you need to plan your visit to Rock Center

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The Rockefeller Center complex was built during the Great Depression, providing much needed work for New Yorkers, as well as reflecting the art deco styling popular during the time. Rockefeller Center was revolutionary at the time introducing the idea of incorporating art work throughout, parking garages, and centralized heating.

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1. Rockefeller Center Introduction and Directions

Atlas Sculpture at Rockefeller Center
Heather Cross
Wondering how to get to Rockefeller Center? Rockefeller Center is quite large, but we've put together helpful directions for getting to Rockefeller Center by subway or on foot, as well as information about Rockefeller Center's design and its importance in the lives of New Yorkers.
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2. Rockefeller Center Map

Rockefeller Center Map
Rockefeller Center conveniently located near many other attractions -- including St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Museum of Modern Art, so having a map of the Rockefeller Center neighborhood can be very helpful. There is even a printable version of the map you can bring with you and it's free!
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3. Rockefeller Center Pictures

The Gates
Dan Cross
Want to take a virtual visit to Rockefeller Center? Check out these Rockefeller Center pictures to prepare yourself for your visit or to help you remember your visit to Rockefeller Center.

4. Rockefeller Center Landmarks and Attractions

Courtesy of Rockefeller Center Archives
Rockefeller Center is home to a number of well-known sculptures and attractions, including:

5. Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
Heather Cross
The Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center is one of New York City's most famous holiday attractions.

6. Rockefeller Center Tours

The Great Stage at Radio City Music Hall
Heather Cross
Want to learn about the history of Rockefeller Center or get behind the scenes at NBC Studios or Radio City Music Hall? Consider taking one of these Rockefeller Center tours:

7. TV Shows That Tape in Rockefeller Center

"Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
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Another fun, free thing to do in Rockefeller Center is to be part of the audience at one of the popular shows taping there. Check out this list of shows that tape in Rockefeller Center that offer opportunities to be in the audience.

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