About Carnegie Hall - Isaac Stern Auditorium
Carnegie Hall is located at 881 Seventh Avenue in New York, New York. It resides in the 10019 zip code.
The Stern Auditorium has a capacity of 2,804. Zankel Hall has a capacity of 599. Weill Recital Hall holds 268.
The venue opened in April of 1891, with its official opening night on May 5, 1891 with a concert conducted by maestro Walter Damrosch and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
When travelling to Carnegie Hall, the most painless route is to take public transportation.
Take either the A, C, B, D, or 1 to 59th Street/Columbus Circle
The N, Q, or R to 57th Street/Seventh Avenue.
The B, D, E to Seventh Avenue.
Or the F to 57th Street/Sixth Avenue
Take either the M5, M7, M10, M20, M31, M57, or M104 to stops nearby the theater
There are a number of parking garages located around the theater's surrounding area. Carnegie Hall is partnered with New York City's Central Parking and Icon Parking, who will offer the best rates when driving to an event. The closest Central Parking Garage is located at 101 West 56th Street and offers $20 parking through 12am. The closest Icon Parking Garage is located at 888 Seventh Avenue and also offers $20 parking through 12am, though SUVs and other large vehicles will be charged more.
Gates and Openings
Carnegie Hall's box office is located on 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. From Monday-Saturday, it is open from 11am-6pm. On days with evening performances, it is open until approximately 30 minutes after the start time. Carnegie Hall's main entrance is located right off of Seventh Avenue on 57th Street. The Weill Recital Hall's entrance is located near 154 West 57th Street. The Zankel Hall entrance is located between 56th and 57th Streets on Seventh Avenue. The Resnick Education Wing is located on West 57th Street, east of Seventh Avenue.
Carnegie Hall strongly urges guests to leave all bags and backpacks at home and all bags that are brought are subject to inspection upon arrival. Failure to comply with venue personnel will result in guests being denied entrance into Carnegie Hall.