A world renowned music and concert hall, Carnegie Hall provides an awesome experience for the music aficionado. Music genres include orchestra, classic ensemble, chamber, opera, pop and jazz. Unfortunately if you are visiting New York during the summer months the season is concluded, but the schedule kicks into high gear by October.
Completed in 1890, the Carnegie Hall opened on May 5 1891 with a five day music festival. In 1986 the hall was rejuvenated with extensive interior renovations. Seeing the hall today one has to wonder that it had to be purchased by the City of New York to spare it from demolition back in 1960.
If you can't take in a performance you can still enjoy a guided tour of the hall for a small admission fee during the normal concert season.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Carnegie HallFee: Yes - Free tour with a New York City Explorer Pass
- Monday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Tuesday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Wednesday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Thursday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Friday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Category: Music Venues Performing Arts
881 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 247-7800
Carol M. Nov-23-2019
My mother was a classical musician so I grew up going to concerts, the ballet and even the Opera on occasion. So when I was in New York City and I had some... Read More
Monique H. Oct-30-2019
Breathtaking experience to say the least. As many times I have wanted to see the Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia, I am very happy to have seen and... Read More
Esther L. Jul-13-2019
My mother in law joined a Korean women's autoharp group. One day, we hear she's playing at Carnegie Hall. We had to go right? Excuse for a trip to New York... Read More
Accommodations near Carnegie Hall:
|Subway Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|A, C, B, D, or 1||59th Street / Columbus Circle||5 minutes|
|N, Q, or R||57th Street / Seventh Avenue||1 minute|
|B, D, or E||Seventh Avenue||5 minutes|
|F||57th Street / Sixth Avenue||2 minutes|
How to get to Carnegie Hall by Subway
Take the A, C, B, D, or 1 train to 59th Street / Columbus Circle and go south on Broadway and east on 57th Avenue, or the N, Q, or R train to 57th Street / Seventh Avenue and walk north on 7th avenue, or the B, D, or E train to Seventh Avenue and head north on 7th, or the F train to 57th Street / Sixth Avenue and walk west on 57th Street to 7th Avenue.
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