Disney Behind the Scenes Backstage Tour

This post will cover one of the best guided Broadway walking tours available in NYC, Disney Behind the Scenes.



Disclosure: We think you should consider our free tours, but we have also provided other options. While our recommendations are always unbiased, we may receive a small share of sales through some of the links below at no cost to you. See the full text.


There are multiple tour companies offering walking tours of Broadway and the theater district.

But, there’s only one which currently offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most popular venues in the area.

Take Walks

Fans of Disney’s musicals will jump at the opportunity to learn more about how they are made, and even see the theater where they are hosted.

The Disney on Broadway: Behind the Magic Tour includes a rare opportunity to actually get a look inside the New Amsterdam Theatre and even wear some of the costumes/masks used in real productions.

In addition to learning about how the musicals are made and all of the history behind them, you’ll also have the chance to take photos with props from The Lion King, Mary Poppins, and potentially other notable shows.

As if that all weren’t enough, this Broadway tour also includes an exploration of the theater district with stops at many iconic locations.

Ticket Details

  • $72/Adult | $55/Child
  • Winter/Fall Availability: Mon & Sat
  • Spring/Summer Availability: Mon, Thu-Sat
  • Duration: 2 ½ hours
  • Hours: 9:30 am

Purchase Disney on Broadway: Behind the Magic tickets or learn more.

Reviews for this tour are very positive, and customers have given Take Walks a 4 ½ out of 5 rating (read reviews here). Most visitors report that this is a great family activity and they love the opportunity to try on costumes from the musicals.


After taking a Broadway tour, you might also want to consider going to a musical at one of the theaters you’ve just learned about.

There are several popular productions which are offered year long and run for many years and in some cases even decades!



Here are a few of our favorite options:

If you’re looking to save some money on shows like these, make sure to read our post about how to get cheap Broadway tickets.


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