Carnegie Hall is at 57th St. and Seventh Ave. The Italian Renaissance-style structure is renowned for its perfect acoustics and exquisite architecture and decor. The center plays host to prominent orchestras and international performers. The Rose Museum on the second floor offers a historical perspective, with a permanent exhibit that outlines a chronology of events from 1891 to the present and displays of items relating to the many notables who have passed through Carnegie Hall's doors.
Guided tours are available.
Museum free. Tour fee $17; $12 (ages 0-12, ages 62+ and students with ID).
Hours: Museum open daily 11-4:30, Oct.-June. Tours are conducted Mon.-Fri. at 11:30, 12:30, 2 and 3, Sat. at 11:30 and 12:30, Sun. at 12:30, Oct.-June (performance schedule permitting). Phone ahead for performance schedule.