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Sydney Opera House Schools Tour

Tailored tour for students K - 12 

Uncover the stories, history and magic with a one-hour guided tour underneath the world-famous sails. 

You will have the opportunity to visit some of the Opera House's many venues and theatres however please note the Concert Hall is currently closed as it is undergoing renewal works to improve theatre machinery, acoustics and accessibility.  Click here to learn more about the Concert Hall renewal works. 

COVID-safe and tour information

  • The Sydney Opera House is registered as a COVID Safe business with the NSW Government.
  • In line with the NSW Government’s extension to the stay-at-home order, the Opera House will remain closed until Saturday 28 August. We appreciate your support as we work through the information as it’s provided.

When we return...

  • Bring and wear a mask. Patrons aged 12 and over attending performances and tours are required to wear a face mask at all times while inside our foyers and theatres, including during the tour.
  • As you move around the Opera House, practise physical distancing (1.5 metres wherever possible) and follow the guidance provided by our staff and signage.
  • All tour guests will be required to provide their contact details on arrival, signing in via a QR code.
  • There are new COVID-specific conditions of entry for people attending a tour. This includes the circumstances under which you must not attend the Opera House, and what’s required of you when you visit. Please read about them here.

Fun and interactive tour for school students

Let your students uncover the stories, history and magic of the Sydney Opera House by taking them underneath the world-famous sails. Visit areas off-limits to the public, and explore theatres and foyers where more than 1600 concerts, plays, and ballets take place each year. 

Be led through every aspect of the building's 14-year creation and 59-year history. Delve into the stories behind Danish architect Jørn Utzon. What inspired his revolutionary design? How did he solve its engineering challenges to realise his vision? Find out on this one-hour guided tour for schools. 

Combine your tour with a live performance

Compliment your visit to Sydney Opera House by attending a show before or after your guided tour. 

Explore live performances for schools

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