Originally a military facility and social club, the historic Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan, New York, has been transformed into a performance theater staging large-scale productions. It has hosted various performances, including operas, plays, and musicals, attracting audiences from around the world. The productions often blend different art forms, such as music, theater, and visual arts, creating a multi-sensory experience for the audience and offering a fresh perspective on traditional and contemporary works.

1500 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible

Accessible Toilets




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Assistive Listening System

About Park Avenue Armory

Seating chart
Popular productions
  • The Park Avenue Armory has a seating capacity of 1,500 seats in its Wade Thompson Drill Hall.
  • It has an additional seating capacity for 300 people in the Reception rooms.
  • The seating plan varies according to the production and event set to take place.

Know before you go

Getting there
Tips & guidelines
Nearby restaurants
  • Bus: Take the M101, M102, or M103 (limited and local) buses to 68th Street and Lexington Avenue. You can also take the M66 bus to Lexington Avenue and 67th Street (Westbound) or Madison Avenue and 68th Street (Eastbound). The Armory is a 3-minute walk from all the stops.
  • Subway: Take the 6 train to 68th Street/Hunter College. The Armory is a 3-minute walk from the station. You can also take the F or Q trains to 63rd Street/Lexington Avenue. The venue is a 6-minute walk from there.
  • Citi Bike: You can park your Citi Bike at the docking station on the corner of 67th Street and Park Avenue.
  • Parking: Park Avenue Armory does not have a parking facility but there are several garages nearby like Manhattan Parking Group, Prime Parking Systems, Chelnik Parking, SP+ Parking, and NYC Parking.
  • Recommended mode of transport: The subway is a convenient and cost-effective way to reach the venue. It minimizes travel time and offers a hassle-free experience.

Frequently asked questions about Park Avenue Armory

How old is the Park Avenue Armory in New York?

The Armory is over 140 years old.

When was the Park Avenue Armory built?

It was built between 1877 and 1881.

What is the address of the Park Avenue Armory?

643 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, United States.

What is the seating capacity of Park Avenue Armory?

The theater can accommodate around 1,500 people.

Is there a dress code for Park Avenue Armory?

There is no strict dress code for this venue. Dress comfortably.