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.

Guided tours production stage setting

The one-hour tour will take you into the Opera House workshops and provide insights into the metalworking, carpentry, sculpture and painting departments.
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 takes you to the stage, past the props-, make up- and tailoring-department, into the wardrobe and in the furniture and scenery warehouse of the Opera House. As part of a 2 - hour tour also the workshops of the Opera House can be visited.

Guided tours for schools and classes are from Monday to Friday - morning and afternoon is possible. The tours for school classes are free.

For an inquiry please fill out the registration form.

Contact

Laurina Raffainer
Koordinatorin Guided tours
Falkenstrasse 1
CH-8008 Zürich
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+41 44 268 64 18