How do I purchase a Gift Card or E-Gift Card?

Gift Cards can be purchased by phone (212-362-6000), at the Met box office, in the Met Opera Shop, or online. You can also purchase an E-Gift Card on the Met website. 

I received a Gift Card.  How do I redeem it?

Your Met Gift Cards can be used for performance tickets, Met membership, contributions, subscriptions to Met Opera on Demand, merchandise in the Met Opera Shop and, and dining at the Grand Tier restaurant.  You decide how you would like to use the card and the unique number on the back of the gift card will be used as your method of payment:




Redeem your Gift Card for tickets by phone (212-362-6000), at the Met box office, and on the Met website.


Met Membership and Contributions


Become a member or make a contribution to the Met using your Gift Card online or by calling (212-362-6000).


Subscribe to Met Opera on Demand


The Met’s online subscription streaming service has more than 350 complete operas for on-demand viewing and listening in stunning high quality. Enjoy performances from recent Live in HD transmissions, along with classic telecasts and historic radio broadcasts, anytime and anywhere with Met Opera on Demand. Send a one year (non-renewing) Gift Subscription, or use your Met Gift card (a minimum balance of $149.99 is required) to purchase a year of access to Met Opera on Demand for yourself.


Met Opera Shop merchandise


Explore a wide selection of classical music CDs, DVDs, and opera-related books in the Met Opera Shop and online. The shop features many exclusive products including jewelry, fine chocolates, children's gifts, and collectible “sputniks” from the lobby chandeliers. Redeem your Gift Card in the store, call 212-580-4090, or visit


Dine at the Grand Tier Restaurant


The restaurant opens two hours prior to curtain and is available to all Lincoln Center ticket-holders for pre-curtain and intermission dining. For reservations please call 212-799-3400 or book online.


I need to confirm the amount on my Gift Card. 

You can check your Gift Card balance online or by calling 212-362-6000. You will need to provide the unique number printed on the back of the card.