Guided tours

Public tours

Tours of the Opera House

Lasting 1.5 hours, the tour will take you onto the stage, past the props, make-up and dressmaking departments, into the costume depository as well as the Opera House’s furniture and stage-set warehouses.

Appointments: Saturday afternoons. Tickets can be booked here.
Meeting point: Box Office foyer/Bernhard Theater entrance
Price: CHF 10
Duration: 1.5 hours
Language: German
The number of places is limited.


Guided tours of the Stage Technology Department

The one-hour tour will take you below, onto and above the stage of the Opera House, offering you fascinating insights into the world of stage technology.

Appointments: see Advance ticket sales
Meeting point: Box Office foyer/Bernhard Theater entrance
Price: CHF 20
Duration: 1 hour
Language: German
The number of places is limited.

Guided tours of the Make-up Department

The one-hour tour will take you through the Opera House’s Make-up Department, offering you fascinating insights into the world of wig-making and make-up artistry.
Appointments: see Advance ticket sales
Meeting point: Box Office foyer/Bernhard Theater entrance
Price: CHF 20
Duration: 1 hour
Language: German
The number of places is limited.


Tours of the Costume Department

The one-hour tour will take you through the Costume Department and offer you insights into the creation and adaptation of male and female costumes at Zurich Opera House.
Appointments: see Advance ticket sales
Meeting point: Box Office foyer/Bernhard Theater entrance
Price: CHF 20
Duration: 1 hour
Language: German
The number of places is limited.


Family tours
On the go with Ohrwurm Squillo
Ballet tours with mini-workshops

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Private tours

Lasting 1.5 hours, the tour will take you onto the stage, past the props, make-up and dressmaking departments, into the costume depository as well as the Opera House’s furniture and stage-set warehouses. Individual appointments can be made for tours of the Opera House in German, French, Italian and English. In principle, private tours can be booked in the afternoons between 2 and 6 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Price per tour (for groups of up to 20): CHF 180. Please note that our tours are a public service and cannot be booked by companies.

To make an enquiry without obligation, please fill in the registration form.

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Guided tours for schools

Guided tours for schools
The 1.5-hour tour leads onto the stage, past the props, make-up and tailoring departments, into the costume department and the furniture and scenery store of the opera house.

Pupils from the upper school onwards have the opportunity to visit the workshops in addition. The tour takes you from theatre sculpture to theatre painting, to the carpentry workshop, to the metal workshop and the assembly hall. The tour including workshops lasts 2 hours. If you would like to book this informative and intensive tour in addition, please note this in the comments.

Guided tours for schools and school classes are generally possible from Monday to Friday in the morning and afternoon. Guided tours for school classes are free of charge.

For an inquiry please fill out the registration form.

Team

Sabine Appenzeller
Felix Bierich
Susann Dubs
Brigitte Gautschi
Geta Jemmi
Michèle Koláčková
Tatjana Kukawka
Christina Meyer
Nora Müller
Patrick Schetters
Eleisa Treichler
Esther Widmer

Contact

Martina Büchi
Koordinatorin Guided tours
Falkenstrasse 1
CH-8008 Zürich
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+41 44 268 64 18