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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
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Interactive component - really nice touch

This tour took about an hour. Your tour guides work at NBC through what sounded like a school... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
carmen b
Toronto, Canada
Good tour of NBC studios

Really enjoyed this tour of the NBC studios. Got to see the sets of Nightly News, SNL, and the... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Larry M
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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The first and most famous studio tour in television history is now better than ever. It's more in depth. More interactive. And, above all, more fun. You’ll enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the studios where your favorite shows are made. Like Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and more. An NBC Page will serve as your host and behind-the-scenes expert, guiding you through the historic halls of 30 Rock. You’ll learn about the entire TV production process, from the writing process and producing to the ways TV content gets to your home. You’ll then experience it all first hand as you and your fellow Tour guests produce your own show in our brand new Tour Studio. You can then download your show to keep for free.
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  • Poor13%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 14:00
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 24 May 2017

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 14 May 2017

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 14 May 2017 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 10 May 2017

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

3  Thank ATLDisneyDiva
Reviewed 10 May 2017

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.

2  Thank TheHappyTourist1
Reviewed 7 May 2017 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 29 April 2017

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
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great tour of NBC. The pages were alot of fun and very knowledgable. Book your tickets ahead of time because they are often sold out. This tour runs about an hour. Attached to the subway, making it very easy to get to.

Thank pooh44136
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had so much fun on this tour. To see the studios that we have watched on TV for years was pretty cool, they certainly don't appear as you think they would. Our tour guides were very informational and fun. Small group so it was...More

1  Thank Cherie S
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Alex F
Is there a waiting list you can get on for tickets? Sold out during our dates.
10 June 2017|
Response from MrsKB2_11 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but if you're close to NBC Studios, stop in the store. If there are any extra tickets, they have them. And you may be lucky enough to get free tickets to Seth Myers or Jimmy Fallon Monologue rehearsal.
I have tickets for The Tour on my last day in NYC. My tour is scheduled after hotel checkout and before heading to the airport. Will I be allowed to bring my backpack wirh me on the tour?
5 June 2017|
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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it will be searched.
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.