Guided tours of Oslo Opera House

Guided tours of Oslo Opera House

Would you like to see more of Oslo Opera House or learn about life in the Opera House?

Join us on a 50-minute guided tour and gain an insight into some of the many facilities the Opera House has to offer and what goes on behind the scenes before the curtain rises. Maybe we can walk out onto the Main Stage, or visit the costume workshop or scene painting room, and possibly even meet a singer or dancer as we make our way around. Learn about the architecture, stagecraft, opera and ballet from our knowledgeable tour guides. 

Please note that the guided tour covers large distances. 

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Schedules and prices

During the high season and at peak periods, additional tours in both languages (Norwegian and English) are scheduled. Please check our calendar for dates and times.

Guided tours in English 

Monday–Friday, and Sunday:  at 13.00 hrs
Saturday at 12.00 hrs

Guided tours in Norwegian
Monday–Saturday at 12.00 hrs
Sunday at 13.00 hrs

 

Prices: 
Adults NOK 100
Children (4–16 years): NOK 60
Culture card holders (youths) and students with valid student ID: NOK 60
Oslo Pass: Adults (20% discount) NOK 80, children (20% discount) NOK 48 (one ticket per pass)

Guided tours for groups

Guided Tours for Groups

Why not invite your friends and colleagues to a guided tour of Oslo Opera House? Group bookings can be made in advance for any day and can be tailored to your wishes, special preferences and repertoire. Guided tours for groups can be arranged on the hour throughout the day from 10.00 until two hours before the Main Stage performance commences. A guided tour lasts approx. 50 minutes. Maximum 25 people per group. 

Prices for group bookings made in advance:
Up to 15 people:                       NOK 2000
16-25 people:                           NOK 3000
26-30 people (in 2 groups):      NOK 4000
31-40 people (in 2 groups):      NOK 5000
41-50 people (in 2 groups):      NOK 6000

We offer special prices for tour operators. Contact us at omvisninger@operaen.no for more information.
We also arrange special guided tours for schools and kindergartens.

For Families

Take the kids on a guided tour of the Oslo Opera House! 

Explore the Oslo Opera House’s spaces, both big and small, and hear about how a performance is developed. The guided tours prioritise experiences over factual information, and are designed especially for children.

The guided tours are given in Norwegian and are suitable for children aged 4–10 years.
Duration: approx. 50 minutes.
The price per person is NOK 50.
NB! Everyone must have a ticket, including all accompanying adults and small children.
Max. 25 participants per guided tour.
Pushchairs are unfortunately not permitted on the guided tours. Guided tours for children are held every Saturday at 13.00.

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Schools and kindergartens

Guided tours

A guided tour will show pupils the small and large rooms and spaces of the Opera House, they will learn about how a production is born and makes its way to the stage. These tours are adapted for the various age groups and can be adapted to different school years and study programmes. Guided tours are arranged every day on the hour from 10am until two hours before the start of the Main Auditorium per­formance. 
Duration: approximately 50 minutes 

We also offer guided tours with a stage rehearsal included, where pupils can watch parts of a rehearsal in the Main Auditorium. These tours are only arranged on specified days and normally start at 10am. 
Duration: approximately. 90 minutes 

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Prices:

Day care institutions and schools, up to and including upper secondary schools
Guided tour: NOK 500 per group of up to 25 persons in the daytime/weekdays
Guided tour with stage rehearsal: NOK 750 per group of up to 25 persons in the daytime/weekdays

Experiential colleges and schools of performing arts and music
Guided tour: NOK 1000 per group of up to 25 persons
Guided tour with stage rehearsal: NOK 1500 per group of up to 25 persons

Teacher groups
We also arrange guided tours for teachers:
Workdays before 5pm: NOK 1500 per group of up to 25 persons

For booking or more information please contact:

guidedtours@operaen.no
Tel.: +47 47 91 51 61, Mondays through Fridays 10 am to noon.