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Massey Hall

178 Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T7, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
+1 416 872 4255
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Ranked #39 of 341 Attractions in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Was here for a concert and have enjoyed the intimacy of the theater. Bathrooms downstairs along with the centuries club for a drink before the show. Very reasonably priced for a concert venue. Only drawback the seats are a little narrow but the show overshadowed any of that.

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Coldwater, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great place to see a concert! Up close and personal with stage, sound was great. Stairs for washrooms and bar.

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Top Contributor
239 reviews 239 reviews
74 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

After all these years, Massey Hall remains one of Toronto's jewels. There is not a bad seat in the house. The place resonates with the sounds of so many talented artists that have taken the stage. There is a warm, intimate feeling about Massey Hall that brings you close to the performer that makes every concert memorable.

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Cambridge, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Massey Hall is such a special place. Small enough o feel close no matter where you sit, with great history and a sense nostalgia. The staff are helpful and courteous, and really exemplify the a great experience!

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Windsor, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is an OLD venue and it shows. That said, the acoustics are wonderful and it has character you just don't get in new concert halls.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Lovely and quaint 'old school' venue. Nothing fancy or new, but charming nonetheless. Dripping with history and character.

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Toronto, Canada
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362 reviews 362 reviews
143 attraction reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Old Lady on Shuter Street, as Massey Hall is (mostly) affectionately known, is not a very comfortable venue unless you spend a lot on your tickets. When I was a lot younger I used to climb to the top balcony, where wooden seats offered little leg room. On the orchestra floor things are better. The reward: the acoustics are... More

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Top Contributor
260 reviews 260 reviews
79 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went and saw the Matt Good and Jay Baruchel Walk of Fame concert/show in September- I sat up in the gallery and like others mention, unless you are in the front row, it is tight for leg room. They are also wooden seats so incredibly uncomfortable. A few things that drove me nuts were that I went to order... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Massey Hall is a beautiful old theatre but bear that in mind if you get a Gallery seat; have to climb several flights of stairs then sit in old wooden seats with little leg room. Aisle seats offer some relief as you can sit to one side but that gets uncomfortable after a while. There's also limited bathroom facilities at... More

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Buffalo, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A beautiful theater with so much history. Great place to see an acoustic concert. Was the perfect place to see Jason Mraz.

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