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Massey Hall

178 Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T7, Canada
+1 416-872-4255
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Best place in Toronto to see a concert!

Saw many bands over the years at Massey. The hall is wonderful and small enough so every seat keeps... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2016
Andre N
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Canada
Great Place

Just saw an amazing concert at Massey Hall this plast Monday. This place is a wonderful mainstay... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2016
heygreco
,
Toronto, Canada
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178 Victoria St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

Saw many bands over the years at Massey. The hall is wonderful and small enough so every seat keeps you close to the action. Highly recommend going and seeing your favorite band or experiencing something new. The "Classic Albums Live" series are great!

Thank Andre N
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Just saw an amazing concert at Massey Hall this plast Monday. This place is a wonderful mainstay of Toronto and a great place to see your favourite band. The seats are old but comfortable. The acoustics are great. The charm is undescribable. It's a venue...More

Thank heygreco
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Went for a concert and sat top level stage left balcony. Sound was great - view kind of obstructed from the railings and speakers but you can always stand up and watch. Wood seats on top level... Undersized and will hurt your back. I had...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Its a classic old building, oh if the walls could talk. The washrooms are in the basement and long lines, especially if you are in the upper balcony, its a long trek to get there. The seats are uncomfortable and old. The building is a...More

Thank Motorbragg
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I have enjoyed both shows that I have seen at Massey Hall. She's a wonderful old building, opened in 1894, it was the home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir until 1982. Massey Hall is Canada's oldest and most venerated concert...More

Thank Ralf W
Reviewed October 20, 2016

What can I say about a place that people have been going to for a very long time? Last weekend I went there with my wife. She has never been and I lost track many years ago. It is old, it is falling apart. The...More

Thank Slothful1
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We were therefor a comedy show and had seats in the upper left balcony. What a mistake. The seats are extremely old, made of wood and have no leg room at all. We ended up standing for the entire 2hour show. It's an amazing old...More

Thank Avengers5353
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I've been to this venue before, but this was the first time in the upper balcony. No problem with viewing the stage, but the seating up there is really tight. I'm 180cm and felt really jammed in. My knees were into the back of the...More

Thank H2oson
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Almost every seat is angled to see the stage. The seats are very old and worn but still comfortable. The theater is historic and looks that way! If you are in the balcony be prepared to climb a number of steps. The theater has great...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We watched a comedian on October 16, 2016. For the age of the theatre, the seats have surprising leg room and backs that slide to a more inclined position once seated. I really don't think that there's a poor seat in the house. Plus there's...More

Thank dusablank
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At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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englishgurl83
Where is the accessible seating located during concerts?
May 6, 2017|
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Response from SCOTTSROSE | Reviewed this property |
Well, I thought it would be as easy as going to their web site and looking at the seating chart. No where does it show accessible seating. Very disappointed at that. So I thought I would click on some of the venues they... More
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TSoki
Which sections are blocked by physical obstacles? Also, how easy is it to get outside after a show is finished?
October 1, 2016|
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Response from L F | Reviewed this property |
If I return to Massey Hall I will not take any right side or left side gallery seating (see Map on Massey Hall website) I would take centre gallery if that is all that was left. We sat in far right of gallery and about half... More
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