Entertainment and Nightlife - Performance Venues and Theaters

The Met Philadelphia


Originally built in 1908 by opera impresario, Oscar Hammerstein (and once the largest theater in the world), The Met Philadelphia, a Live Nation venue, has recently undergone a $56 million renovation to restore this beautiful performance space to its original grandeur and beyond. The crown jewel of North Broad Street’s renaissance, private event clients can now enjoy a full hospitality experience by the building’s exclusive food and beverage operator, Brûlée Catering by Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix. The Met Features: * Luxurious VIP Services * An Opulent Bar & Lounge Level * Full-Service In Suite Catering * Orchestra Box Rentals The Met’s breathtaking restoration includes four floors of private event space for large capacity events with unparalleled proximity to the PA Convention Center.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 1.42 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.01 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1.11 miles

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Facility Amenities

  • Accessible by Public Transit
  • Handicap Access
  • Non Smoking

Facility Information

  • Environmentally Friendly
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Student Friendly

Group Information

  • Group Friendly

Payment Options

  • Payment Option CC AmEx
  • Payment Option CC Mastercard
  • Payment Option CC Visa


Venue Capacity

  • 3500

Total Venue Square Feet

  • 110,000

Come experience The Met Philadelphia, the newly renovated crown jewel of North Broad Street’s renaissance. Formerly the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, this grand hall was originally built in 1908 by opera impresario Oscar Hammerstein. Located just north of Center City, the versatility of Philadelphia’s largest non-arena facility will create a unique setting as the perfect location to host your next corporate event, private concert, large-scale ceremony or competitive gaming event. With access to the world’s greatest musical entertainment, full-service event production, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, custom menus and mixology - our unique venue will exceed expectations. Accommodating 50 to 3,800 guests, our talented staff handles every detail, so you don’t have to!

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