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Shows and activities at the Sydney Opera House for kids and families

These July school holidays, Sydney Opera House is jam-packed with storytelling and tantalising tricks. Join us for reimagined classics, bold adventures and a touch of magic. 

Off-stage and around the sails there is even more fun to discover. Plan the ultimate family day out with kid friendly food options, behind-the-scenes tours and free Creative Play activities.

Ruby's Wish 

Welcome to the big imagination of seven year-old Ruby! Join us for a heartwarming adventure as Ruby's hospital room is transformed into a magical wonderland when she becomes friends with a clown doctor named Dr Audi-Yo! 

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Direct from a sold-out season at Sydney Festival 2018, Australia’s colonial past and refugee policies are put on trial in this powerful piece of political theatre. You be the judge.

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Wilde Creatures 

Bring the family on a fantastic journey filled with storytelling musicians, live music and dash of comed in this exciting new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's best loved fairy tales. It's the perfect adventure for big and small! 

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The Hunting of the Snark 

All aboard! Enter the wonderful world of Lewis Carroll and join us on an impossible voyage to find the mythical snark! This side-splitting, fast-paced musical comedy adventure is sure to have the whole family clapping their hands and stomping their feet. 

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The Great Illusionist 

Jump into this enchanting tale of a young boy who longs to be an illusionist. Packed with marvellous tricks and magical puppetry, this rich, multilayered production from Netherlands’ acclaimed Het Filiaal theatremakers proves there's more to magic than meets the eye! 

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Free Creative Play

At Sydney Opera House, we want you and your children to have a rich artistic experience. The free Creative Play program complements our world-class shows, providing an active and creative outlet for your children where they can unleash their inner artist. 


Go on a Junior Adventure

The Junior Adventure Tour is filled with interactive activities and games for the whole family: explore with our expert guides, and inspire your inner performer to become a Sydney Opera House star. 

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Enjoy kid-friendly menus

Treat the kids to the Junior Lunch menus available at our harbourside, family friendly restaurants - and treat yourself at the same time!

Visit Opera Bar for family favourites like pizza and spaghetti, or perhaps Opera Kitchen for burgers, hot chips or sushi. If you are seeing a show in the Western Foyers, visit Portside for set meals that include ice cream, or a take away Lunch Pack for your kids to enjoy wherever you please! 

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