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The Tour at NBC Studios

30 Rockefeller Plz, The Shop at NBC Studios, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-664-3700
Review Highlights
Very good tour

The pages are very knowledgeable and do a good job with the tour. We went at 8:20am on a Saturday... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul M
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Exceeded expectations

Finally did this after many visits to NYC and it exceeded my expectations. We learned a lot more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
30 Rockefeller Plz, The Shop at NBC Studios, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-664-3700

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The pages are very knowledgeable and do a good job with the tour. We went at 8:20am on a Saturday and it was cool to see them set up for SNL. All the other sets were covered up but we were at least allowed to...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Finally did this after many visits to NYC and it exceeded my expectations. We learned a lot more than I expected and seeing a few of the studios made me actually want to get tickets and see a show. We happened to tour on a...More

1  Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 4 days ago

This tour took about an hour. Your tour guides work at NBC through what sounded like a school program - they're nice and know a lot about the place (how sets are moved, stored, how many lights there are, etc). You get to see a...More

1  Thank carmen b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this tour of the NBC studios. Got to see the sets of Nightly News, SNL, and the Tonight Show. Since this was a Saturday SNL was in rehearsal which was a bonus. At the end your group does your own pretend talk show...More

1  Thank Larry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had fun making our show at the end of tour. Met Al Sharpton and he shook my husbands hand. Interesting facts.

Thank Angie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on this tour in high school (about 15 years ago). Tip number one: If you are a fan of Saturday Night Live, try to order tickets for the 4 PM tour or later. I don't know about the morning rehearsals and all that...More

1  Thank ATLDisneyDiva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our last day and wasn't really expecting much but it turned out to be a great tour. We saw the studio for NBC Nightly News, SNL, and The Tonight Show.

Thank TheHappyTourist1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, the tour was good which highlighted its history, shows, behind the scenes, etc. The tour group also got to participate in their own talk show. The video is then emailed to you after the tour. Tour guides were ok. They could have been more...More

1  Thank 4jb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GO TO THE NBC STORE!!! This where everything starts...not everyone who works in 30 Rock knows that! And don't take backpacks, luggage, or large bags. You won't get in. There is a Security check...belongings xray and metal detector before entering the tour. The 2 Pages...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We took the 12:20 pm tour on Easter Sunday (surprised but happy it was available). The two pages did an excellent job conducting the tour. The page position is very competitive, and these two were chosen well for their personable and knowledgeable presentation styles. An...More

Thank DT25
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Melissa B
I purchased tickets online and got an email receipt. I didn't get anything to print out though. Does anyone know if it's important to have a print out, or can I just show up and get my tickets at Will Call?
19 May 2017|
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Response from 4jb | Reviewed this property |
Check the email receipt. There's a PDF attachment that has the tickets with the names of each individual you listed for the tour. You need to print those.
New York Pass Hi all! Heading to NYC next week - does the NY Pass include the NBC Studio Tour? The NY Pass book doesn't refer to it but old reviews on these forums refers to it!! Thanks a mill
10 April 2017|
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Response from pljans | Reviewed this property |
I don't know either...but I dont' think it's on the 'pass'. but it's well worth it. We got our tickets the day of the tour.
When I visited NYC in 2009, I did the NBC Studio Tour using my New York Pass. Does anyone know if the New York Pass still covers this tour? I'd really like to take my husband when we return to NYC in May.
16 March 2017|
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Response from Fabian A | Reviewed this property |
It's no longer on the New York pass. You must buy separately.