Behind the scenes of the opera house

Come and visit the back of house of the Teatr Wielki, home of the Polish Notational Opera and the Polish National Ballet. 

Stand on one the largest opera stage in the world and see the auditorium as the singers and ballet dancers see it. Sneak a peak of the opera house’s carpenters, scenic painters and metalworkers at work and find out what goes into a theatre production.

As part of the tour you will visit: the backstage and wings area, scenic workshops (paint shop, carpentry shop, metalworking shop, costume workshop), wardrobe storage, auditorium, and foyer. You will also be given a talk about the history of the Teatr Wielki and its building.



  • Tour duration
    ca. 1.5 hrs
  • Regular tickets
    PLN 30
  • Concession tickets
    PLN 20 (applies to students aged 18 or less)
  • Accessibility
    Please let us know if you have any special needs. 
  • Age
    Participants must be at least 5 years old 
  • The tours are offered in Polish and English




phone: +48 22 692 05 93