Massey Hall is a beautiful, historic 2752 seat concert hall in the heart of Toronto that is also a designated heritage building under the Ontario Heritage Act. The Hall was home to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as well as the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir prior to the opening of the Roy Thomson Hall in 1982.
Massey Hall was built in 1894 for a cost of just over $150,000. At that time it seated up to 3500 guests, however renovations during the 1940s reduced the capacity to the current 2752. The hall has had many famous dignitaries pass through its doors over the years and it has hosted performances by many famous artists.
Massey Hall continues to be a popular venue for many concerts and shows. For additional information about Massey Hall and upcoming concerts and events see the official website link above.
Facts For Your VisitFee: Yes; Massey Hall Box Office hours are from 12pm to showtime on days when performances are being held. You can view a seating chart and order tickets online from the official website above or phone the Box Office at 416-872-4255.
Open Now: NoHours This Week:
- Monday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Thursday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Friday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
- Saturday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM
- Sunday: Closed
Address: 178 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5B 1T7, Canada
Phone: (416) 872-4255
Official Website: Massey Hall
|TTC Subway Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Yonge-University-Spadina||Queen Station||4 Minutes|
How to get to Massey Hall by TTC Subway
No buses needed. From Queen Station walk 1 block north on Yonge Street then 2 short blocks west on Shuter Street. Massey Hall is at the southwest corner of Shuter and Victoria.
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Ratedout of 5
A great place to catch a show. Lots of greats play here and there is a reason. Excellent acoustics. Beer is expensive here though.
Joshua Nasielski - 4 days ago
Always a fantastic venue for music. Acoustics are amazing and setting is intimate. Love the history!
Kelley Gray - 15 days ago
Best place to see a concert in Toronto hands down. The sound is amazing. Make sure to get a non-obstructed seat!
Robert Vincent - 28 days ago
Still a favourite venue for its intimate atmosphere and brilliant acoustics. Seats are comfortable and recline back. Ticket prices are very reasonable for such a unique atmosphere and the eclectic variety of performances booked. Mostly great views, but be mindful of decorative rail obstructions and support columns on upper balcony levels. Lower level bar/lounge. Can often meet performer for chat/signed CD after a show.
J K - 2 months ago
First time ever going to Massey Hall, and I was not let down. I had always wanted to go and it definitely lived up to my expectations. The staff are very helpful, the place is clean and organized, and surprising the bar isn't too terribly expensive. The building is absolutely beautiful and full of history, such classic architecture that allows your imagination and sensations to take flight. The acoustics are amazing, allowing you to hear every note and plays well to variations in sound dynamics. Seats are pretty old and can be a bit hard, but that is part of the charm of this place. There are very few bad seats here. Almost every seat has a near unobstructed view of the stage. My expectations of Massey Hall were definitely met, and even exceeded. Don't miss a show here, you will enjoy it.
Michael Lewkoski - 4 months ago