One of the most iconic buildings in the world – the Sydney Opera House is an architectural masterpiece and vibrant performance space. It's a place where the past shapes the future, where conventions are challenged and cultures are celebrated. Step inside and discover the stories that make the Opera House so inspiring.
Visiting during Vivid LIVE
From 26 May – 17 June, the Opera House presents Vivid LIVE, its centrepiece contemporary music event presented as part of Vivid Sydney, the annual creative festival of light, music and ideas.
Tours & Experiences
Explore a new corner of the House in a way that suits you. Tours & Experiences explore the building's architecture, take you backstage and are offered in different languages and for different levels of mobility.
Our goal is to provide barrier-free access to the building and experiences on offer at Sydney Opera House. Explore a range of access services, performances and dedicated programs for people with disabilities.
Find the best way to get to the Opera House if you're walking, driving or travelling by bike, public transport, taxi or rideshare.
Eat & drink
Explore restaurants and bars on the Opera House precinct, and enjoy a meal or a drink with the best view in Sydney.
Bring the kids
Come and make some memories with the whole family. Explore workshops and school holiday programs for everyone to enjoy.
The building is home to seven venues indoors, along with several outdoor spaces used for events. Each venue provides unique and specific needs for various forms of performing arts.
Design doesn't get more inspiring than the Sydney Opera House, and our Shop has inspired gifts and souvenirs including exclusive collaborations, Danish mementos, jewellery, homewares and toys.
Visit the Shop on the Lower Concourse or Main Box Office of the Opera House or shop online.
Safety & security
The safety and security of patrons, visitors and staff is our highest priority. We’ve updated our routine security measures in line with major venue and event security standards locally and internationally to ensure every visitor to the Sydney Opera House feels safe and welcomed when on site.