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Daily News Building: Tours & Tickets

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The lobby's eclectic collection of gadgets and factoids is the main draw of this building.
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220 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5806
Midtown East
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked through the freezing rain in January just for a Daily Planet Photo Op. My husband and son are comic book fanatics and it was on our "must do" list. The building had already closed for the night but the night guard was able to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cabhardin
Reviewed 24 June 2019

There are a number of gorgeous art deco buildings in the area of the Daily News Building. The Daily News' lobby is stunning with its large rotating globe! A treat for the eyes, and fun to read the various fact plates. Not to mention that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MissGeorgiana
Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

Well this place no longer is the daily news but superman was shot here. Its a must visit in nyc. We enjoyed reading about the building and news desk. It was great seeing pics of clark kent and lois lane. There is this giant globe...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank archlav
Reviewed 13 February 2019

A wonderful building with great architecture, and so much history. One of the great places in NYC to go with kids to visit Santa.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HO1964
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The globe and interpretive information in the lobby of the Daily News building a few blocks from Grand Central Station in New York City is an enjoyable stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kb3610
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Daily News building is anotehr art deco inspired building in the midtown area. The outside has a large mural in stone depicting the news and journalists. Inside the lobby is a huge 3 metre diameter globe that slowly ticks round like a clock. It...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This 1930's building is connected to Superman through the films. The Daily News have moved on however the art deco building is still a stunner and well worth a visit and the revolving globe in the lobby is a spectacle. It is a 5 minute...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Yes we primarily went due to the association with the Superman movie but as with so many NYC lobbies its a art deco gem and the revolving globe is cool. well worth a 5 minute stroll from the Crysler building to take a peek.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 356jameso
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

There is not much for me to say. I went to see the slowly spinning glove in the lobby and it lived up to its expectations. I gave it 4/5 because that's all I was there to do.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Scottmoney10
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Daily News building is a National Historical landmark. It was used in the Superman movie (the daily planet where Clark Kent worked). The facade of the building is Art Deco style. The lobby is white marble and a large globe of the world that...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lori S
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