Frequently asked questions
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The Oslo Opera House is closed until Easter. The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet cancels all performances, concerts and other public activities until April 5. During this period, the foyer is also closed, including our cafe and restaurant.
All the performances of The Master Singer of Nuremberg is cancelled.
The performances are cancelled as a measure made to help prevent spreading of the coronavirus in Norway. Tickets paid by card will automatically be refunded via bank. If tickets were paid by cash or gift voucher, we will be in touch with you over the next few days.
We are truly sorry for the inconvenience. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at the following e-mail: email@example.com. Due to many inquiries, please bare over with us for any delay.
For facts, news and advice about the coronavirus, see The Norwegian Institute of Public Health webpage in English. https://www.fhi.no/en/id/infectious-diseases/coronavirus/
Monday–Friday: 10–19 hrs
Saturday: 11–18 hrs
Sunday: 12–18 hrs
The Box Office is open until the last performance has started.
Phone: (+47) 21 42 21 00
- Monday–Friday 10–16 hrs
- Saturday 11–17 hrs
- Monday–Friday: 11–14.30 hrs, and during the performances
- Saturday 11–17 hrs (or until performance start)
- Sunday 12–16 hrs (or until performance start)
- Monday–Friday: 11–19 hrs (Sanguine bar opens at 10)
- Saturday: 11–18 hrs
- Sunday: 12–18 hrs
Expanded opening hours in connection with the performances
Where can we park the car?
The closest car parks are located in Sørenga and Prinsens gate, and at Oslo Central Station (by the Airport Express Train terminal / taxi rank).
Is disabled parking available?
Disabled parking spaces are available in Operagaten to the north of the building, 150 meters from the marble bridge into the Oslo Opera House.
Is bicycle parking available at the Oslo Opera House?
Bicycle parking is available along Operagaten, and on the south side of the Oslo Opera House.
Can I take the tram or bus to the Oslo Opera House
Tram numbers 17, 18 and 19 stop at Oslo Central Station. Bus numbers 30, 31, 37, 54 and 74 stop at Oslo Central Station / Jernbanetorget station, while bus numbers 32, 74, 81B and 83 stop by the Tollboden buildings.
Do I need to print my ticket?
You can print your ticket or show it on your mobile.
What should I do if I am unable to find my ticket?
As long as we have registered who has purchased the ticket (name, e-mail and/or telephone number), we will be able to issue you with a new ticket. Call +47 21 42 21 21, contact the box office or log in if you have created a profile.
Can I pay using a foreign credit card?
You can pay for tickets on operaen.no using your Visa or MasterCard. However, not all foreign cards will be approved on operaen.no – due to security reasons the card’s country of issue and the country of the computer’s IP address must be the same. This is to prevent the fraudulent use of foreign cards, and we therefore thank you for your understanding. If you have problems completing your payment, please contact Customer service on (+47) 21 42 21 21.
What discounts do you offer?
Children (up to 18 years): 50 %. Tickets must also be purchased for children seated on an accompanying adult’s lap.
Students: 50 %
Senior citizens: 20 % (from 67 years of age or with valid ID)
Group 10+: 15 %
Can I enter the foyer using my wheelchair?
An entrance suitable for wheelchair users is located by the main entrance, on the far left.
Are wheelchair spaces available in the auditoriums?
There are some wheelchair spaces available. Contact the box office or call +47 21 42 21 21 to order.
Is there a staffed cloakroom?
No, the cloakroom is unstaffed and all items are left here at your own risk. However, a curtain is pulled down during the performance, and partially opened during the interval(s).
May I leave my bag in the cloakroom?
A number of small lockers / lockable boxes are available for your valuables. We have no space for suitcases, so for large items please use the baggage storage facilities at Oslo Central Station.
Are there any restaurants at the Oslo Opera House?
The Oslo Opera House features two restaurants: the Argent restaurant (located next to the Second Stage to the left of the main entrance) and the Sanguine Brasserie, which serve both lunch and dinner. In the summer outdoor seating is available, with views of the fjord.
Bars are also located outside the Argent restaurant and on the first and second balconies. The balcony bars are only open during intervals.
Interval refreshments can also be ordered at the bars prior to the performance.
Where do I collect the food and drink I have ordered for the interval?
Food and drink is placed on the bar counter in the foyer, directly next to the Sanguine Brasserie, or in the bar on the 1st balcony if you have ordered there. Orders are sorted alphabetically by surname.