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Kaufman Music Center is located at 129 W. 67th St. between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. on Manhattan's Upper West Side.


Merkin Hall Box Office
Sun-Thu, 12-7 pm
Fri, 12-4 pm
Closed Sat

Lucy Moses School Summer Hours
Mon-Fri, 9 am-5:30 pm
Closed Sat & Sun


The closest subway trains are the 1 (66th St./Lincoln Center station), 2 and 3 (72nd St. station).
View a subway map.


Take the M5, M7, M104, M11 (from the west side) or M66 (from the east side).
View a bus map.


Metered street parking is available, but not plentiful, on all side streets. There are also parking garages on 66th and 68th Streets, both between Broadway and Amsterdam. We do not offer valet service or handicapped parking.

Two local parking garages offer discounts to Kaufman Music Center staff, students, families, faculty and concert-goers. Simply bring the ticket to the front desk when you leave KMC,  and our front desk staff will provide you with a discount sticker.

  • Rose Garage / SP + Parking (152 W. 66th St.; can also be accessed from 165 W. 65th St.)
    Discounted rate: $18 for up to 12 hours
    They accept cash, all major credit cards, and debit cards. Oversized vehicles (or vehicles with a bike rack) pay an additional $10.
  • Icon Parking Garage (201 W. 66th St. on the corner of Amsterdam Ave.)
    Discounted rate: $20 for up to 12 hours
    Credit card only


Merkin Concert Hall is a ground-level building with signs posted that prohibit parking in front of its entrance. From the sidewalk, the accessible path to the Hall (and the rest of Kaufman Music Center) starts with a door that leads to the Center’s lobby and can be opened by tapping an automatic electronic opener that is located well within the reach of a chair-bound visitor. Once within the main lobby of Kaufman Music Center, the visitor can access the box office and pass through the box office area onto a landing which overlooks Merkin Concert Hall’s lobby. From the landing a lift (operated by Merkin Concert Hall staff) can lower a chair-bound or mobility impaired visitor to the Hall’s lobby where an usher assists the visitor to get to their seat. In the Hall’s lobby, there is an elevator that leads patrons to the second floor. There are three integrated wheelchair-accessible theater seats dispersed in different locations throughout the Hall. The Hall also includes way-finding signage, an aisle lighting system, ADA-accessible backstage area, fully accessible restrooms and a water fountain. Merkin Concert Hall is also pleased to provide infrared listening devices for the hearing impaired upon request.

If you have additional accessibility requests, please contact the Merkin Concert Hall box office at or 212 501 3330 and we will be glad to assist you.