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The Tour at NBC Studios

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Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, The Shop at NBC Studios, New York City, NY 10112
Phone Number: +1 212-664-3700
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The first and most famous studio tour in television history is now better...

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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A surprisingly good time....

My daughter and her friends didn't want to see a play so we decided to sign up for the NBC Studios tour. I really wasn't expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised. The Pages... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chatham, Massachusetts

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter and her friends didn't want to see a play so we decided to sign up for the NBC Studios tour. I really wasn't expecting much, but was pleasantly surprised. The Pages, who lead the tour, were enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. We saw where NBC Nightly News, SNL, Jimmy Fallon are broadcast from. We also saw the control rooms... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the tour of NBC Studios. It was very interesting and the pages that work this job are so well trained and full on knowledge and antidotes. It was totally worth it. To add to the great experience we were given tickets to watch Seth Myers practice his monologue jokes later in the day. He was fantastic. It was... More 

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Olyphant, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want to understand a television production, this is worth the time and money. You get to see actual production studios and the technology of what goes into making a television show. At the end of the tour you can participate in making a small production of a talk show. Just the right length of time too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was intimate tour of about 12 people per group. It was pleasant to be escorted around by the knowledgeable NBC pages. A must if you are a media buff. We had a group discount. I do think that the $63 out of towner price is too high for this ~45 minute (in real time) tour. (I remember when the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a weekend trip to New York City, my husband and I filled some time and booked The Tour at NBC Studios. It was so much fun and I think, the highlight of our trip. I would suggest purchasing your tickets in advance online to claim the tour time slot you would prefer. You have to arrive about 30 minutes... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the tour of NBC studios, the pages were very enthusiastic about their duties and informative about history of NBC. Amazing to see the studios of NBC Nightly News, Saturday Night Live, and Tonight Show. Even filmed a mock show complete with host, guest, band, producers and crew comprised of all those in the tour.

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haslett. mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I thought this was a fabulous tour, even though we haven't watched network TV for years. Matthew and Kelsey were the guides for our seven-person tour group. We got to enter the sets for NBC Nightly News, Saturday Night Live, and the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The iconic SNL stage was especially interesting. The two guides... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

They recently revamped the tour and it was a highlight of our trip! Behind the scenes look at studios and how they put the shows on including Saturday night live. You get to make your own video which they send you at the end, which was a blast, even the teenagers liked it!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We enjoyed the tour. It is interesting to see the "behind the scenes" look at Jimmy Fallon Show, SNL, and Seth Meyers Show. The guides add fun unknown details along the tour. At the end of the tour, you are placed in a talk show where the tour members are host, guest and crew. Lots of fun with much laughter.... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I went on this tour 2 years ago at Thanksgiving, prior to when they closed to "re-vamp" the experience. 2 years ago, it was fun and great. I went back to it recently, on December 7, 2015. I didn't know they had closed right after my previous tour, so I was curious to see what changed. My first time going,... More 

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