Metropolitan Opera House

Local nameMetropolitan Opera House
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States

The Metropolitan Opera House is an opera house located on Broadway at Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Part of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the theater was designed by Wallace K. Harrison. It opened in 1966, replacing the original 1883 Metropolitan Opera House at Broadway and 39th Street. With a seating capacity of approximately 3,850, the house is the largest repertory opera house in the world. Home to the Metropolitan Opera Company, the facility also hosts the American Ballet Theatre in the summer months.

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Opening hours

Box office:
Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.

Backstage Tours are held during the Met performance season
Mon - Fri: 3 pm
Sun: 10:30 am, 1:30 pm


Backstage Tours
General: $30
Students: $20

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +1-212-362-6000

Address 30 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, USA

Coordinates 40°46'22.259" N -73°59'5.022" E

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