• Tours

    How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
    Practice, Practice, Practice.
    … or, you could just take the tour.

    Tantalizing tales of music legends and fascinating facts about the world’s most famous concert hall are revealed when you take the Carnegie Hall tour. In just 60 minutes, our friendly and knowledgeable docents share more than 120 years of Carnegie Hall history as you walk with them through the landmark building. Carnegie Hall is an iconic institution and the tour is an essential New York City experience.

  • Stern From Stage With Piano
  • Date Times
    Thursday, October 3 NO TOURS
    Friday, October 4 NO TOURS
    Saturday, October 5 NO TOURS
    Sunday, October 6 12:30 PM
    Monday, October 7 NO TOURS
    Tuesday, October 8 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM
    Wednesday, October 9 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM
    Thursday, October 10 2 PM and 3 PM
    Friday, October 11 11:30 AM AND 12:30 PM

  • Carnegie Hall offers tours from October through late May. All tours are subject to the Hall's performance and rehearsal schedule. Public walk-in tours are offered Monday through Friday at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM; Saturday at 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM; and Sunday at 12:30 PM. Please arrive early to purchase tickets at the Box Office; availability is limited.

    Tour Tickets

    Tour tickets are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, and are $15 per person, $10 for students/seniors, and $5 for children under 12. Please arrive early to purchase tickets; availability is limited. Tours depart from the main lobby.
    Box Office Hours

    Box Office Directions

  • Contact Us


    Tours Office


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



  • Group Tours & Accessibility
    Tours for people with special-access needs are available by appointment. Please call to make arrangements.
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  • Tours FAQ

    1. Why aren’t your tours always available?
    Because Carnegie Hall is a working rehearsal and performance space, we have to wait until we have the final rehearsal schedule before we can confirm the tours.

    2. Can I book in advance?
    No, our tours are given on a walk-in basis only. We do offer discounted booked tours for groups of twenty or more.

    3. How can I check the schedule?
    The final version of the schedule is posted weekly at carnegiehall.org/tours.

    4. How do I book a group tour?
    Booked tours for groups of twenty or more are available. Please request a group tour here, email tours@carnegiehall.org for more information, or call 212-903-9765.