The Metropolitan Opera Guild

To purchase tickets, please call 212-769-7028.

Backstage Tours

Friday, March 22, 2013 3:15 PM

Go behind the scenes for an exclusive look at what it takes to make operatic magic at the Met!

Tours offer a fascinating backstage look at one of the world's premiere performing arts organizations, including visits to the scenic and carpentry shops, rehearsal rooms, and stage area.

Tours begin and end in the Met lobby and are held during the Met performance season on most weekdays at 3:15PM and select Sundays at 10:30AM and 1:30PM.

Groups of 10 or more may be entitled to special group rates. Please call 212.769.7028 to reserve. Private tours (1-5 people in a group) are available at a premium price.

The Backstage Tour includes considerable standing, walking, stairs, and elevators. We are able to accommodate individuals using wheelchairs or having other mobility challenges if a request is made at least 1 week before the desired tour date. Please call 212.769.7028 with questions and to reserve.

Children under 6 years of age are not permitted on the tour due to safety reasons.

We recommend purchasing at least two months in advance of your desired tour date, as space is limited and tours tend to sell out.

**If a tour date is SOLD OUT, you may arrive in the lobby of the Metropolitan Opera on the day of a tour at 2:50pm and add your name to our Standby List. We will do our best to accommodate you if space becomes available. All At-Door-Sales for tours are $20 for public, $10 for students (full-time with a valid student ID).

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Tuesday, February 09, 2016
At the Met: Il Trovatore
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
7:30 PM
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Thursday, February 11, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Maria Stuarda
8:00 PM
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Friday, February 12, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
8:00 PM
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Monday, February 15, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
8:00 PM
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
At the Met: Maria Stuarda
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
7:30 PM
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Thursday, February 18, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
8:00 PM
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Friday, February 19, 2016
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
7:30 PM
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Sunday, February 21, 2016
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
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Monday, February 22, 2016
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
8:00 PM
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
7:30 PM
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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Tudor Queens: Anna Bolena
5:30 PM
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
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Friday, February 26, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
8:00 PM
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Monday, February 29, 2016
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Desperate Passion in Manon Lescaut
6:00 PM
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
7:30 PM
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Thursday, March 03, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
Tudor Queens: Maria Stuarda
5:30 PM
At the Met: Le Nozze di Figaro
7:30 PM
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Friday, March 04, 2016
At the Met: Don Pasquale
7:30 PM
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Saturday, March 05, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
1:00 PM
At the Met: Madama Butterfly
8:30 PM
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Sunday, March 06, 2016
GIANT: Tribute to Jon Vickers
7:00 PM
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Tuesday, March 08, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Don Pasquale
7:30 PM
10
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Tudor Queens: Roberto Devereux
5:30 PM
At the Met: L'Elisir d'Amore
7:30 PM
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Friday, March 11, 2016
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
8:00 PM
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