Sydney Opera House

Experience Sydney Opera House – one of the world’s most creative and busiest performing arts centres and greatest triumphs of modern architecture.

Spend a day at the World Heritage site and you will be amazed at the life, culture and activity bursting from beneath the sails. Hop on one of the daily tours and discover the stories, history and magic of the building plus see the extraordinary interiors surrounding some of the most magnificent theatres and venues.

The Opera House is home to 1600 performances each year including ballet, opera, theatre, dance, music, comedy, kids shows, talks and more.

This summer, Sydney Opera House is celebrating Summer at the House with the best line up of shows, fun activities and unmissable entertainment. Don’t miss the spellbinding show, The Illusionists, the biggest, boldest and most spectacular magic show ever to be staged on earth.


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Roof Tiles of Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The roof or ‘Sails’ of the beautiful and iconic Sydney Opera House in Sydney, NSW, Australia is constructed of 1,056,000 glazed glossy white and matte cream granite tiles, imported from Sweden. Sydney Opera House was inscribed in the World Heritage List in June 2007: ‘Sydney Opera House is a great architectural work of the 20th century. It represents multiple strands of creativity, both in architectural form and structural design, a great urban sculpture carefully set in a remarkable waterscape and a world famous iconic building.’


Opening times

9am til late, Daily Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.