Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists and audiences.

  • Educational

What you’ll do

This world-famous concert venue is a New York City landmark and must-see music attraction. Since opening in 1891, this concert hall has become the emblem of musical achievement around the world, and has showcased the world’s finest artists—from Tchaikovsky to Mahler, Horowitz to Callas to Bernstein, even Judy Garland and the Beatles. Experience a concert, take the tour or visit the Rose Museum—all at Carnegie Hall.

  • Listen: Carnegie Hall presents classical, jazz, folk, world and popular music with breakthrough and veteran performers.
  • Learn: From Ella Fitzgerald’s eyeglasses to Benny Goodman’s clarinet, more than 400 items are on display in the Rose Museum as part of The History of Carnegie Hall, a comprehensive exhibit that looks back on the outstanding music and events since the Hall’s opening in 1891.
  • Explore: Enjoy an insider’s view as knowledgeable and friendly tour guides share more than 127 years of Carnegie Hall history. During the 60–75 minute tour, visitors will see the famous Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage from various points of view, walk through Composers Alley, hear the stories behind many of the famous signed photographs of performers hanging on the walls, and much more.

Plan your visit

Group Benefits

  • Save up to 25% when you pick one of our discounted concerts.
  • No per-ticket convenience fee on any group ticket purchases.
  • Get one complimentary ticket for every 25 tickets purchased.
  • No deposit is required at the time of reservation.
  • Reserve in advance of the general public.
  • By ordering early you lock in your ticket price. Prices are subject to change throughout the season.
  • Get personalized service, recommendations, and assistance for your group.

Group Reservations

Group purchases are arranged through the Group Sales department directly. Please contact us using the Group Sales Contact Form, email groupsales@carnegiehall.org, or call 212-903-9705.

Group Discounts

  • All Groups: Save 10% when you purchase tickets to any eligible concert. | View eligible concerts
  • Book and Pay: Pay for reserved seats at time of your reservation to qualify for a 25% discount. | View eligible concerts
  • Tour Operators and Corporate Sponsors: Recognized tour operators and corporate sponsors qualify for a special 15% discount.
  • Student Groups: Pay only $10 per ticket. | View eligible concerts

Discounted tickets are subject to availability. Selected concerts, seats, and limitations apply.

Private Group Tours 

Make your group visit to New York City unique with a private tour of the legendary Carnegie Hall. Your group will enjoy stories from our expert docents surrounding this landmarked concert venue and discover what makes it a national treasure. You may place requests for a private group tour for groups of 15 people or more no earlier than four months in advance.

  • When possible, tours are given Monday through Saturday between 10 AM and 4 PM.
  • Group requests for specific dates and times may be submitted up to four months in advance by filling out the request form.
  • Once a tour is confirmed, payment is requested one week in advance of the tour date, preferably by credit card.
  • Prices start at $18 for adults and $14 for Seniors over 62 and Students.
  • The tours last approximately one hour, and depart from the main lobby.
  • There is a 72-hour cancellation policy.

For additional information on Private Group Tours, Contact Us at tours@carnegiehall.org or 212-903-9765.

Private Group Events

Matching the artistry and grandeur of the world’s most iconic music hall, Carnegie Hall’s extraordinary event spaces feature an expansive rooftop terrace, a private dining room with historic fixtures, and newly renovated, flexible spaces with dramatic windows that showcase Central Park and skyline views. Whether you’re planning an elegant wedding, a lavish Mitzvah, a chic corporate gathering, or a non-profit gala, Constellation, our on-site exclusive culinary partner, will bring your vision to life with delicious fare presented beautifully and served with choreographed precision. Reduced room rental rates available during off-peak months (July, August, January, February).

For catering and rental information, please email events@carnegiehall.org, call 212-903-9647, or submit an inquiry.

Where is it

Carnegie Hall is located at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.

Entrances

  • Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage | Elevators or stairs off the main Box Office lobby on 57th Street
  • Weill Recital Hall | Near 154 West 57th Street
  • Zankel Hall | Seventh Avenue between 56th and 57th streets
  • Resnick Education Wing | West 56th Street, east of Seventh Avenue (ticketed events only; otherwise enter at 154 West 57th Street)

Subway

  • A, C, B, D, 1| Get off at 59th Street / Columbus Circle (elevator available).
  • N, Q, R, W | Get off at 57th Street / Seventh Avenue (elevator available).
  • B, D, E | Get off at Seventh Avenue.
  • F | Get off at 57th Street / Sixth Avenue

Bus

  • M5, M7, M10, M20, M31, M57, and M104 stop nearby.

Parking

Hours & Schedule

Administrative Offices

  • Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM–5:30 PM

Group Sales Office

  • Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM–5:30 PM

Box Office

  • Monday through Saturday, 11 AM–6 PM*
  • Sunday, 12 PM–6 PM*
  • Legal holidays with performance, 12 PM–6 PM*
  • Legal holidays without performance, Closed

*On days with evening performances, the Box Office is open until 30 minutes after the start time. Summer hours are also limited.

The Shop

  • Daily, 11 AM–4:30 PM
  • It is also open one hour before and during intermissions of events in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

Rose Museum

  • Daily, 11 AM–4:30 PM
  • It is also open one hour before and during intermissions of events in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

Things to keep in mind

Group Booking FAQ

  • How many tickets constitute a group?
    • A group sale is offered on sales of 10 tickets or more to a Carnegie Hall produced event.
  • Can I arrange group tickets for concerts that don’t have a discount?
    • Groups can purchase full-price tickets for any Carnegie Hall–produced concert in any section, pending availability.
  • Are there any additional convenience fees?
    • There are no ticket fees for groups of 15 or more.
  • Is a deposit required?
    • There is no deposit required to reserve your group tickets.
  • When is final payment due?
    • Payment is typically due in full 30 days prior to your concert date. Certain restrictions apply.
  • Do I have to pay for my group in full or can they pay individually?
    • We do not accept individual payments for group sales.
  • What forms of payment do you accept?
    • Groups can pay for tickets by check, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, or Diners Card through our Group Sales office. Cash will also be accepted 30 days prior to the concert at the Box Office.
  • Can I adjust my reservation order?
    • Group sales can be adjusted or cancelled up until the final payment is due.
  • Can my group sit together?
    • We will try our best to accommodate your group requests, pending ticket availability of the concert.
  • When can I place my reservation request?
    • You can place the request as soon as the event is listed on our calendar.
  • How will I receive my tickets?
    • After payment is complete, your group tickets can either be mailed directly to you or held at the Box Office for pick up.
  • Is there seating for special needs patrons in my group?
    • Carnegie Hall has several options for patrons with special access needs. Please include information in your order request so we can accommodate your guests accordingly.
  • Where can buses or motor coaches drop off / pick up my group?
    • For groups traveling by bus or motor coach, drop-off and pick-up locations are on the east side of Seventh Avenue between 57th and 58th streets. Please note that buses are not allowed to park in these areas for the duration of an event, and Carnegie Hall is unable to obtain parking permits. Buses are allowed to wait for 20 minutes in zones marked No ParkingNo Standing, or No Standing Except Truck Loading and Unloading. Bus drivers may not leave their vehicle during any drop-off or pick-up.

Accessibility Information

Carnegie Hall welcomes all visitors and strives to make its performances and facilities accessible to all patrons. Click here to view our accessibility maps of each concert hall as well as descriptions of the accessible services that we provide.