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The NBC Studio Tour

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Address: The NBC Experience Store, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, NY 10112
Phone Number: +1 212-664-3700
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Description: The first stop on the tour is the NBC History Theatre, where you will...
The first stop on the tour is the NBC History Theatre, where you will learn about NBC's early days in radio. Your NBC Page will tell you about some of the network's early sound effect techniques and NBC's transition into television. The NBC Studio tour gives you the opportunity to enter and visit some of our most famous studios, including: Saturday Night Live, Conan O'Brien, Dateline, and much more.
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Loved the tour! It is fun to see where things are filmed. We especially loved being on the set of Jimmy Fallon! Sitting where they film Saturday Night Live was great too! You... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We visited here while on vacation from the UK and although we do not get some of the programmes at home such as 'SNL' and 'Jimmy Fallon' we still had a great time. The staff were fun and friendly and it was really great to get the behind the scenes experience. There are lots of great things to do in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Loved the tour! It is fun to see where things are filmed. We especially loved being on the set of Jimmy Fallon! Sitting where they film Saturday Night Live was great too! You really get a great picture of how things work in television!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Loved seeing upclose all those places I usually visit thru the screen of my tv. The tour is definitely worthy specially if you are a snl fan. Luckily, I also got invited to sit in for the rehearsal of Jimmy Fallons monologue while visiting the giftshop. Laughed so hard!!! Best experience ever :D

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Fantastic experience on holiday in 2012, gave us a great insight into exactly what goes on in a television studio behind the scenes!! Was great to see some recognisable sets too such as SNL!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Tour guide spoke very loud and answered all of our questions. The tour is really good, lot of inside information given. Nice if you have a family and you're looking something to do for an hour.

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The NBC tour actual takes you into the studio proper where Matt Lauer and the crew broadcast from every morning. What you see, hear, and experience is a real eye opener and it’s a real personal way to connect with one of the institutions of New York City, the NBC Morning Show. This tour wasn’t really ion our radar until... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

There are no tours at this time. Not sure when tours will be offered. Can still go to the top of the rock.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a great attraction for fans of Seinfeld, 30 Rock or TV in general. There are great views from the roof top, in particular the view of Central Park. The gift shop downstairs is really good. There's a great range of souvenirs there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visiting the Big Apple I had to do this tour, being such an NBC Europe fan (while it lasted). It didn't disappoint. We got to wander around the corridors of "30 Rock" (even if the actual show is shot in a studio elsewhere) escorted by our very own NBC page. The highlights were the entry to the NBC Nightly News... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visiting the NBC Studio for a tour was one the highlights of my trip to NYC. After watching SNL many years and being able to see the actual studio it was filmed in was quite incredible. To see such an iconic feature on NYC was one of my favourite moments in the city. Everyone should do this tour!

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