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Lincoln Center Guided Tours

61 W 62nd St, David Rubinstein Atrium, New York City, NY 10023-7015
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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 LincolnCenter.org/Tours.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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61 W 62nd St, David Rubinstein Atrium, New York City, NY 10023-7015
Upper West Side
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just finished a fantastic tour of the Lincoln Center campus with our tour guide Jim and it was everything we hoped it would be. Both of our children (17 and 21) are accomplished musicians so hopes were high for a true “behind the scenes” tour...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s an amazing venue but we didn’t really see that much, certainly no more than a patron would see if they’d bought a ticket for a show. The first 30 minutes was spent outside the building with the guide talking about American dancers and opera...More

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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you were able to visit two of our beautiful venues, but are sorry to hear you were not able to see as much of Lincoln Center as you hoped. Please be aware that this is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Eugene, was very entertaining and knowledgeable with interesting and at times humorous anecdotes about the various structures, productions and noteworthy celebrities. I certainly increased my knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Lincoln Center. Additionally, Eugene was very attentive to all 17 members...More

Thank 27dalek
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My tour with Marlayna was amazing! I’d give it 6 stars if I could. Truly one of my favorite things I’ve done in the city. I’d highly recommend this to anyone who loves the arts.

1  Thank Anne W
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Diana M, 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 an above-and-beyond wonderful experience on our campus. We will let Marlayna know you had a great time on their tour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the tour at Lincoln center and we found it very interesting to know the details about such a big an amazing place dedicated to arts.

Thank TravCris
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great tour of Lincoln Center. We hope to see you again on campus soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sooooo great! Our tour guide Carole was informative, knowledgeable and passionate and we learned so much!

Thank Barbara M
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! It is great to hear your tour of Lincoln Center was such a memorable experience. We will be sure to pass your praise on to Carole.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lincoln Center is one of NYC's jewels. I live blocks from Lincoln Center and have been to many performances and yet I still learned a great deal spending time just focusing on the entire center and its venues. The tour gives you a different view...More

Thank Efren O
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great tour of Lincoln Center. We are always so happy to hear our neighbors visit us on tours. We hope to see you around campus again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting, excellent guide. Only reason that it rated a 4 is because we were unable to visit the Met. Opera.

Thank olivaresma
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a wonderful experience on our tour. We hope to welcome you back to campus soon!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a superb trip around the Lincoln Center on 17 May with Kim Rancourt. Witty, engaging and passionate about his subject, our tour of The Met, the David Geffen Hall and the Lincoln Centre Theatre was an absolute treat. Thank you so much. Have...More

Thank Ian S
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, Ian! We are happy to hear you had a great experience with us. Thank you so much for mentioning Kim - we will let him know you had an amazing time on his tour!

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I happened to pick a day where all but one of the auditoriums was closed, but otherwise it was a highly informative tour. It encouraged me to attend an opera at the Met when I otherwise wouldn't have (then I did get to see that...More

Thank Erika S
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Diana M, Manager at Lincoln Center Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It is such a pleasure to hear you had a great experience on our campus, and chose to spend more time with us at the Metropolitan Opera. We greatly appreciate your feedback and we hope to see you...More

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NjOutandabout
22 March 2018|
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Response from Diana M | Property representative |
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
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Response from Diana M | Property representative |
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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