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Carnegie Hall

881 7th Ave., Second Floor, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
212 247 7800
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Ranked #47 of 853 attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Concerts
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: This landmark performance center features everything from intimate solo artists to grand-scale musicals. Superb restaurants, a museum and gift shop... more » Owner description: This landmark performance center features everything from intimate solo artists to grand-scale musicals. Superb restaurants, a museum and gift shop make for a memorable visit. « less
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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Excellent venue for an event. The decor and architecture are incredible and lend an air of elegance to the evening. The acoustics are very good around the entirety. The staff is very friendly and quick to offer a cough drop. Just remember, the only way to get here is practice!

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Tyler, Thanks for your review of Carnegie Hall. You're right...as Mischa Elman said, "Practice!" We're happy to hear that you enjoy the acoustics and complimentary cough drops just as much as we do. Looking forward to seeing you back here soon. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We traveled with family to watch our niece perform in the Middle School Honors Performance event at Carnegie Hall. It was our first time at Carnegie Hall, and we were more than pleased with the experience. I will say we were disappointed that the stated dress code was not enforced, nor was the ability to photograph the event. We understood... More

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Littlesundog, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall and for visiting us for the Middle School Honors Performance all the way from Oklahoma! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your Carnegie Hall experience. Looking forward to seeing you back here soon for another concert. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Ok I just got back from performing at Carnegie with a opera group and it is the nicest theatre I have every entered in Manhattan. The dressing rooms are beautiful with a modern feel but still keeping the molding to add that carnegie character. The actual theatre is breath taking the molding with gold accent is just gorgeous. As far... More

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall and congratulations on making your Carnegie Hall debut! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our renovated backstage area and, of course, the famous stage itself. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I just went to see a concert at Carnegie Hall and it was beautiful! The place is breath taking. Great sound very clean and everyone was very friendly and enjoyable. The staff looked like they really like working there. My first but not my last time coming here. Just proves no matter how many places you visit in New York... More

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Hi Francisco, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit and are looking to seeing you at more concerts in the future! -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I recently attended a classical concert here. I usually attend events in small venues or at the Met. I guess I never quite found something I wanted to hear here before. The space is beautiful, a one of a kind, even in NY. As cliche as it sounds, there really isn't a bad seat in the house, the view of... More

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Sean, Thank you for reviewing Carnegie Hall. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent concert experience here. Looking forward to having you back soon for additional performances. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

zurich71
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We joined the 1-hour visit to the Carnegie Hall and were led by an enthusiastic and proficient elder lady. The acoustics are most impressive. The same is true for the hall's simple but elegant design and the whole story of Andrew Carnegie's vision to build it and Isaac Stern's successful struggle to save it from demolition. We enjoyed the photo... More

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Zurich71, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tour. The Hall's history is certainly quite a story! Safe travels, and come see us again next time you are in New York! -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

Armonk, New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Classy place. Answer to "how do I get to Carnegie Hall" is still "practice." Excellent performance, good acoustics and a knowledgeable audience make for an enchanted evening. Go!

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Anise2014, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall! We appreciate the kind words and are pleased to hear that you enjoy each and every experience with us. Looking forward to seeing you back at the Hall. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

Clarksburg, Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What an extraordinary building. So beautiful. So much history and culture. The acoustics are tremendous! We sat in one of the box seats. Truly an amazing opportunity!!! We were participating in a youth program. The excitement in the air was electric! The house orchestra was performing. Magnificent!!! Truly an opportunity of a life time!

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Catherine, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall and for visiting us from Ontario. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the full Carnegie Hall experience and that you and just as fond of the acoustics as we are! Looking forward to having you back soon for another performance. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Terre Johnson, composer and conductor premiered his newest piece Misse Femina at Carnegie Hall. This piece was beautiful and in such a wonderful venue such as Carnegie Hall.

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Pam, Thanks for your review of Carnegie Hall! We're pleased to hear you enjoyed Misse Femina Performance. Your kind words about the space are appreciated. -Robert Visitor Services Manager More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you have any flash photography leave it at home. Also, absolutely new electronic devices can be played while the concert is ongoing. I can't tell you how many times the ushers were telling people to turn off their phones. Not really a bad seat in the house. The elevators will only take you up so far in the building.... More

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CH-Robert_P, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this review

Hi Stacey622, Thank you for your review of Carnegie Hall! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience here and find each seat to be a wonderful location for concertgoers. Our elevators access each level except for the Balcony, and our active ushers help keep the concert experience quiet and enjoyable for all. Many thanks, and we hope to... More

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