Frequently Asked Questions

We hope your family’s visit to Lincoln Center is unforgettable.

Don’t see your question answered here? Email GuestServices@LincolnCenter.org for additional assistance.

Where can I find kid-friendly food on campus?

Kid-friendly dining options can be found at ‘wichcraft in the David Rubenstein Atrium, David Geffen Hall café, indie food and wine, and American Table in Alice Tully Hall. Or visit our L’arte del Gelato cart in warmer weather! For a full listing of restaurants on campus, click here.

Where can we hang out on campus?

The campus is here for you to enjoy year-round. Visit our Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Lawn in the warmer months for a picnic, or head over to the David Rubenstein Atrium for a free performance and a hot chocolate. You can find more information on our kid-friendly map. Or contact our Guest Services department at GuestServices@LincolnCenter.org with any questions.

Where are the bathrooms?

Bathrooms can be found in all halls. Public restrooms are available at the David Rubenstein Atrium and on the Concourse level under the Metropolitan Opera House. You can find an elevator to the Concourse level on the outside of the David H. Koch Theater or an escalator in front of David Geffen Hall.

Where are the changing tables?

Public changing tables are available in the David Rubenstein Atrium, in the Concourse level women’s restroom, in the David Geffen Hall women’s restroom, and in some other halls. For more information, please contact your ticketing organization. You can find their information here.

If my kid has to use the restroom during a performance, will we be allowed back in?

This policy varies based on the nature of the performance you are attending, the organization producing the event, and the hall in which it’s held. Please contact the organization from which you purchased your tickets here.

What do your age recommendations mean?

Age recommendations are determined by our programming experts. Please note that in some cases our age recommendations also reflect a minimum age allowed in a performance venue. If you have questions, please contact the organization from which you purchased your tickets here or our Guest Services line at 212.875.5456 or GuestServices@LincolnCenter.org.

Do I have to buy a ticket for my baby?

Yes. Every person, regardless of age, needs to hold a ticket to enter a performance. Please note age restrictions in many halls.

May I bring food or drink into the halls?

No. Food and drinks are not permitted in our performance halls. You may consume food and drink in our outdoor spaces on campus and in the David Rubenstein Atrium.

Where can I park my stroller?

For more information, please contact your ticketing organization. You can find their information here.

May I drop my child off?

No. Please accompany your child at all performances.

Is there a Lost and Found at Lincoln Center?

Yes. To locate an item, please call our Guest Services line at 212.875.5456.

How do I find out about upcoming LC Kids events?

To find out what’s coming up for LC Kids, please visit our season page and enter your info here.

What do I get for becoming a member of LC Kids?

To learn about our levels of membership, please visit our membership page.

Can I volunteer with LC Kids?

Yes! Lincoln Center has a robust program for volunteers who participate in several aspects of the organization. Please see a description here, including information on how to apply.

What accommodations do you have for guests with disabilities?

All Lincoln Center venues have accessible seating, accessible restrooms and accessible entrances. Assistive listening devices with headsets and neck loops are available at all venues. American Sign Language interpretation, captioning and audio description is available with three weeks advanced notice. To request any accommodations, or discuss accessibility for your family, please contact access@lincolncenter.org or 212 874 5375.