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Sydney Opera House- Reception Hall

Sydney Opera House- Reception Hall Tickets

Bennelong Point (Near Circular Quay), Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

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Venue Information


IMPORTANT: Private cars, hire cars and taxis are no longer permitted to drive into the Opera House forecourt to drop off and collect passengers.


Sydney Opera House carpark Hours 6:00am to 1:00am Telephone 9247-7599 Enter via Macquarie Street and then around the fountain at the Opera House entrance. Disabled drivers telephone (02) 9250-7185

Public Transportation

Trains: The closest train station is Circular Quay. Buses: Frequently, to the Quay along George, Castlereagh and Elizabeth Streets. Contact (02) 9954-4422 for Timetable Information.

Box Office Numbers

General Information (02) 9250-7111. Telephone Bookings (02) 9250-7777.

Box Office Hours

9.00am to 8.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Accessible Seating

Hearing Loop Installed in all theatres. Concert Hall to be updated to match quality of advanced systems in other Opera House Theatres. Whilst all seats are served by the loop, some receive better service than others. Hearing aids to be switched to T for reception of program. For more information on the best seats for the Loop, contact the Opera House Box Office on (02) 9250-7777. Disabled Seating There is a pool of wheelchairs available at stage door. Wheelchair seating is available to everyone through Interbocs. Should wheelchair access be required when tickets are booked, patrons are advised to notify the SOH on 9250 7111 to arrange for assistance and to ensure staff will be on hand to assist upon arrival before or after the performance. Disabled access by lift is available through stage door providing entrance to Stalls level only. Rows A-G in the Stalls have the easiest access. All upstairs levels and behind the stage are accessible by stairs only. If disabled parking is also required, the patron is to arrange parking by telephoning: SOH Concourse 250 7185 or Opera House Car Park (ENAGON) 250 7199.

Children Rules

Children under the age of five (5) may not be admitted unless for performances specifically for children.


Surtitles Surtitles are like subtitles only they appear unobtrusively above the stage. They provide an English translation of foreign opera and the text selected operas being sung in English. Not all seats have surtitle view. Guided Tours Daily, from 9 am to 4 pm. Telephone (02) 9250-7111. Late Comers: Performances start promptly at the advertised time. Latecomers will not be admitted till a suitable break in the performance. In many instances, especially at opera performances, admittance will not be until after the first interval.