5. The Hall Is Connected to Rockefeller Center Via A Secret Tunnel

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

The venue used to be accessible through a tunnel that led under the street from Rockefeller Center. The tunnel was actually used by commuting New Yorkers up until the 1970s. According to Untapped reader Barbara Murphy, a former employee, the tunnel was then used as a general admission seating entrance for schools and large groups.

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Today, the secret tunnel serves as one of the performers’ entrances to the music hall. Most everybody who has performed at Radio City has walked through this secret tunnel to avoid the paparazzi. You can uncover more interesting secrets of Rockefeller Center on an Untapped New York walking tour led by our expert licensed New York City tour guides!