Please leave large bags at home. All bags are subject to search at the entrance.
The use of cameras and recording devices inside the auditorium is strictly prohibited.
Remember to turn off any phones or alarms before entering the theater.
Children attending a perfomance must have a ticket to enter. If a child becomes disruptive, you may be asked to switch locations.
The Metropolitan Opera House provides a variety of dining options, from lighter fare to formal cuisine, both pre-curtain and during intermission. There are also bar services available for patrons. To make reservations at the Grand Tier Resturant, call 212.799.3400.
Accessible parking is located in the Yellow Section of the parking garage. For parking reservations, call 212.721.6500 or 212.875.5179. To reserve wheelchair accessible seating, please call 212.799.3100 ext. 2480. Inside the facility, look for accessible restrooms on the Dress Circle, Parterre, and Founder's Hall levels.
Guests can purchase Met souvenirs to remember their opera experience in the Met Opera Shop in the north lobby. For information, call the store at 212.580.4090, or visit www.metoperashop.org.
Do not bring outside food or beverages into the theater.
Doors open 45 minutes before a performance.
Please do not bring outside food or beverages into the facility.
Look for restrooms on every level inside the facility. You'll find additional ladies' restrooms on the Family Circle and Founder's Hall levels.
The Metropolitan Opera House can accommodate 3,800 seated guests, and an additional 175 visitors standing.
There's no smoking allowed in the auditorium.
The box office is located in the front lobby. Business hours are Monday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Eastern time. During matinees, the box office opens at 9:00 a.m.
To pick up will call tickets, head to the North Box Office on the Plaza Level. Office hours are Monday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Eastern time.