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Metropolitan Opera

132 W 65th Street
New York, NY 10023
Accessible Seating
Hearing Assistance

Theater Information


The accessible entrance and exit is on the Concourse level (Founders Hall) which provides elevator access to all seating areas.

Hearing Assistance

Wireless headsets to amplify sound are available at the coat check station on the South Concourse Level prior to every performance.

Elevators and Escalators

Elevator provides access to all levels.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access at Columbus Ave & West 64 entrance. Wheelchair assistance in Orchestra & Dress Circle only.


Grand Tier, Parterre, Dress Circle (incl. Concourse Level for women).

Coat Check

There is a coat check station located on the South Concourse level.


The Metropolitan Opera, now in its 126th season, is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented artists, including singers, conductors, composers, orchestra musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world. Known as the venue for the world’s greatest voices, the Met has been under the musical direction of James Levine since 1976. Levine is credited with having created one of opera’s finest orchestras and choruses.

Late Seating Policy

Latecomers will not be admitted to the auditorium until intermission or on rare occasions when the Conductor has designated an appropriate interval for seating.


Food, drink and full bar is available before the performance and during intermission. Food and drink are not permitted in the house.
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