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Lincoln Center Guided Tours

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About Lincoln Center Guided Tours
There's no place like Lincoln Center—home to 11 of the world’s most prestigious cultural organizations, including the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Opera, Chamber Music Society, Lincoln Center Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and more. People come from the world over to experience every genre of the performing arts in one place. Our daily, 75-minute guided tours explore our 16-acre campus, tell the insider stories of this iconic destination’s past and present, and highlight hidden gems little known to even the most frequent visitors. Each tour is unique, and you never know what will happen! Tours run daily - purchase tickets at Lincoln Center or online at Tours.LincolnCenter.org.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst I knew this would be a great little tour, I was not expecting it to become one of the highlights of our NYC holiday. We went the week before Christmas, so it was a little quieter than usual I expect. We just missed the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good way to learn about the different theaters in Lincoln center..our original guide didn't show but they put us on next tour . You can take pictures in most places..guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining

Date of experience: December 2018
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LincolnCenterTours, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! It is such a pleasure to hear you had a great experience on our campus. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lincoln Center guided tour was excellent and very informative, but I do wish I had checked the performance schedule ahead of time as there were several areas we could not tour due to upcoming performances. For reference, we went around lunch time on a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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LincolnCenterTours, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are so sorry to hear you were not able to see as much of Lincoln Center as you hoped - this is noted on our website, and we make every effort to visit areas not usually seen...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good way to spend a couple of hours. My 17 year old son who is somewhat musical and has been to many theatrical productions also found it interesting. Lorraine was a good tour guide!

Date of experience: December 2018
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LincolnCenterTours, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your feedback, and hope to see you back on campus soon. We will be sure to pass your praise on to Lorraine!

Reviewed 16 November 2018

Although I went to many places, it is no much difference when I go there as an audience. I want to go to the stage or back stage. I also want to go and see stars' rehearsal.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DianaM6768, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thanks so much for your review! We appreciate the time you took to send us your feedback. Lincoln Center is a busy and active performing arts destination, home to 11 resident organizations. Lincoln Center Guided Tours provide an insider’s perspective of this iconic destination’s past...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Our guide was Wendy S. We understood ahead of time that we would not be able to go into all the venues.The tour started with a short video at the Rubinstein atrium. We then went into David Geffen Hall (sitting in balcony seats while she...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DianaM6768, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It is such a pleasure to hear you had a great experience on our campus and were able to see so much. We will let Wendy know you had a great time on her tour, especially that she...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Excelente tour through the centre. The guide lady was super explaining the history of the several different arts. Highly recomended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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DianaM6768, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are happy to hear you had a great tour. We look forward to welcoming you again on campus soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had friends visiting from out of town and we suggested that we all take a tour of Lincoln Center. They thought that sounded interesting. Well, it was way way beyond “interesting!” Our tour guide, Gerri, was so passionate and informative about the history, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DianaM6768, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

WOW! Thank you so much for your review! It is such a pleasure to hear you had a great experience on our campus. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with Gerri - we will pass along your kind words. We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

One of the best tours we did in NYC. Brought the Lincoln Center to life - will be going back for another tour and hopefully a performance on our next visit. Gerri the tour guide was excellent - informative and entertaining. Enjoyed our first ballet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DianaM6768, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great tour of Lincoln Center. Thank you so much for mentioning Gerri - we will let her know you had a great time on her tour! We hope to see you again on campus...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Outstanding guide & the tour was a memorable experience. Wish the tour included the MET. I would highly recommend the tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
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DianaM6768, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great tour of Lincoln Center, and thank you for understanding that we make every effort to visit as many locations on campus as possible. We hope to see you again on campus soon!

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Georgia814
12 July 2018|
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Response from LincolnCenterTours | Property representative |
Hi Georgia! There is a good amount of walking, as we try to see as much of our beautiful campus as possible in 75 minutes. However, a good amount of that time is spent standing or sitting. We do not walk for the full 75... More
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NjOutandabout
22 March 2018|
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Hello! You are welcome to call the Tour Desk any day 10am-6pm at for inquiries about our tours. If you'd like to arrange for a group tour, the Group Sales desk is available 10am-5pm weekdays. This contact information can be... More
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Eileen B
17 January 2018|
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Hi Eileen, I'm so sorry you had trouble purchasing tickets for our tour. We offer tickets for guests over 60 for $20, which may only be purchased in person at the Tour Desk in the David Rubenstein Atrium, or at the David... More
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