Royal Opera House Tours

Learn more about the Covent Garden landmark and book tour tickets for 2024.

Step into the stunning Covent Garden site, hear about its colourful history, and find out what it takes to stage a production in one of the world’s leading theatres, with a guided tour at the Royal Opera House.

  • The classic ROH Tour, is designed to give both an overview of the building and an insight into the state-of-the-art theatre technology.

  • The Velvet, Gilt and Glamour, focuses on the delights of the historic auditorium.

  • Pride of the ROH Tour, specially designed to recognise the rich contributions made by LGBTQ+ icons – from pioneering composers to talented choreographers across ROH’s celebrated history.

  • Behind the Scenes Tour - Join one of the ROH's expert guides for a tour of the building and access spaces normally off limits to the public.

  • Stages and Cells of Covent Garden - Join Bow Street Police Museum and the Royal Opera House on an outdoor walking tour to discover the link between crime and theatre over the years in Covent Garden.

  • Thurrock Tour - Discover the world of the craftspeople behind the enchanting costumes and scenery of the ROH.

Children and young people are welcome on tours but must have their own ticket.  Please check the website for age guidance and information about content.

For group bookings of 10 or more, please call 020 7304 4000. 
For bespoke private tours, please enquire at:

Tour Pricing 

  • General admission:  £16
  • Concession (senior, unwaged, student, groups 10+):  £14
  • Under 16s and L&P: £12
  • Private Tours: Starting from £200