Lincoln Center in the Upper West Side, NYC; photo by Iñaki Vinaixa

Wu Tsai Theater at David Geffen Hall; photo by Michael Moran

The Metropolitan Opera House; photo by Jonathan Tichler

David H. Koch Theater and the Revson Fountain; photo by Mark Bussell

Alice Tully Hall; photo by Sachyn Mital

Get backstage access to the world-renowned organizations that call our 16.3 acre campus home, and learn more about the history of Lincoln Center.

The new Lincoln Center Tour provides a behind-the-scenes perspective of the past and present of Lincoln Center. During 75-minute, weekday guided tours, guests will learn about Lincoln Center’s history; explore the iconic arts organizations that call Lincoln Center home; and experience our vibrant campus the way only artists and staff do.

Every day is unique at Lincoln Center and so are our tours! Each tour itinerary will be different based on the day’s activity at our many performance halls. Both Public and Group Tours (8+ people) are available.

Regular stops along the Lincoln Center Tour (varies depending on the day)

  • New York Philharmonic (David Geffen Hall)
  • The Metropolitan Opera (Met Opera House)
  • New York City Ballet (David H. Koch Theater)
  • Lincoln Center Theater (Vivian Beaumont Theater)
  • Chamber Music Society (Alice Tully Hall)
  • Film at Lincoln Center (Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center)
  • Lincoln Center Campus Public Areas (Josie Robertson Plaza, Damrosch Park, and Hearst Plaza)

Group Tours
For inquiries about group tours (8+ people), please contact the tour desk by emailing [email protected] or by calling 646-385-0242.

Lincoln Center Tours will be closed on the following dates:
September 16, 2024
*Lincoln Center Tours are also closed on most major holidays.