Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera’s foremost goal is to present the highest-quality performances of grand opera each season featuring the world’s most talented artists and conductors. The Met is committed to presenting works from the broadest range of the operatic repertory and making its programs available to a wide audience through national and international broadcasts on radio and television, free summer performances in parks in the New York metropolitan area, and educational programs for students and aspiring young singers.


  • Box Office
  • Mon-Sat 10 am-8 pm; Sun noon-6 pm

  • Disability Access
  • Fully accessible. Wheelchair seating is first come, first served; ask the ticket taker to call a 'safety man' for assistance with seating. For information and to arrange wheelchair assistance, call (212) 799-3100, x2204. The wheelchair access entrance is on the Concourse level (Founders Hall). There is a wheelchair accessible telephone in Founders Hall and an accessible ladies' rest room in Founders Hall and gentlemen's and ladies' restrooms on the Dress Circle, Parterre and Grand Tier levels. For information on parking in the 'yellow' wheelchair accessible section reserved through Lincoln Center parking, call (212) 874-9021. Enter on Amsterdam Avenue, one hundred feet north of 62nd Street.

  • Disability Assistance
  • Subtitles available for all performances

  • Gift Shops
  • The Metropolitan Opera Shop, with a wide array of music, books, and more, is in the North Lobby of the opera house.

  • On-Site Food
  • The Grand Tier Restaurant is open to Met ticket holders for pre-curtain dinner and intermission refreshment. For more information and reservations, call (212) 799-3400. The Belmont Room is available for pre-performance dining and intermission cocktail service for Guild Members at the Contributing level (or higher) and Met Patrons. Pre-curtain and intermission bars are located in Founders Hall and on the Orchestra, Parterre (Parterre Box ticket holders only), Grand Tier and Family Circle levels. Snacks are available. A pre-curtain and intermission bar is available in the Board Room for the members of The Metropolitan Opera Patron Program.

  • On-Site Parking
  • The Lincoln Center 'park and lock' parking garage is underneath Lincoln Center. It is open to the public 24 hours a day. The entrances are on West 65th Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues) and West 62nd Street (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues). For more information, call (877) 909-PARK. To make parking reservations within three weeks of a performance date, call Centercharge at (212) 721-6500. Call (212) 874-9021 for reservations if you require a parking space in the 'yellow' wheelchair accessible section. The entrance for this section is on Amsterdam Avenue, one hundred feet North of 62nd Street.

Metropolitan Opera

Lincoln Center Plaza

Metropolitan Opera House

(at Columbus Avenue, between 63rd and 64th Streets)

New York, NY 10023

(212) 362-6000

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Subway: 1 to 66th Street - Lincoln Center


  • Hours of operation are determined by event schedule.


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