The Metropolitan Opera Guild

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

Backstage Tours

Friday, April 05, 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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Monday, December 05, 2016
Salome:Beyond the Dance of the Seven Veils
6:00 PM
At the Met: Salome
8:00 PM
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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
8:00 PM
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Thursday, December 08, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: La Boheme
7:30 PM

STERLING SILVER 

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Friday, December 09, 2016
At the Met: Salome
8:00 PM
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Saturday, December 10, 2016
At the Met: L’Amour de Loin
1:00 PM
At the Met: Manon Lescaut
8:00 PM
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Sunday, December 11, 2016
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Nabucco and the Chorus of the People
6:00 PM
At the Met: Nabucco
7:30 PM
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Salome
8:00 PM
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: L’Amour de Loin
7:30 PM
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Friday, December 16, 2016
At the Met: Nabucco
7:30 PM
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Saturday, December 17, 2016
At the Met: Salome
1:00 PM
At the Met: L’Amour de Loin
8:00 PM
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Sunday, December 18, 2016
Backstage Tour
10:30 AM
Backstage Tour
1:30 PM
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Monday, December 19, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Nabucco
7:30 PM
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
At the Met: The Magic Flute
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: L’Amour de Loin
7:30 PM
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Nabucco
7:30 PM
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Friday, December 23, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Magic Flute
7:30 PM
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Saturday, December 24, 2016
At the Met: L’Amour de Loin
12:00 PM
At the Met: Salome
6:00 PM
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Monday, December 26, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Magic Flute
7:00 PM
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Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Nabucco
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016
At the Met: Salome
8:00 PM
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Thursday, December 29, 2016
At the Met: The Magic Flute
12:00 PM
At the Met: L’Amour de Loin
7:30 PM
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Friday, December 30, 2016
At the Met: The Magic Flute
12:00 PM
At the Met: Nabucco
8:00 PM
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Saturday, December 31, 2016
At the Met: Romeo et Juliette
6:30 PM
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Monday, January 02, 2017
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Magic Flute
7:00 PM
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Tuesday, January 03, 2017
At the Met: Nabucco
7:30 PM
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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: Romeo et Juliette
7:30 PM
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Thursday, January 05, 2017
Backstage Tour
3:00 PM
At the Met: The Magic Flute
7:30 PM
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Friday, January 06, 2017
At the Met: La Boheme
7:30 PM
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Saturday, January 07, 2017
At the Met: Nabucco
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