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
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website, especially where Covid restrictions are in effect.
- 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) 903-9600
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
Luis R. Sep-21-2021
One of the ushers really killed my vibe. The host came out on the stage, just before the show, to greet the audience and said that flash photography was not... Read More
Steve S. Jun-18-2019
How do you get to Carnegie Hall?!? Practice, practice, practice... Well? My son DID practice and he and his chorus, the Camerata group from the New Jersey... 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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