Tours of the Empire Theatre



Whistle Stop Tour 

Get a glimpse of our magnificent heritage listed building in this brief but in-depth tour. Discover our history, see how a modern theatre runs and even stand on the iconic Empire Theatre stage.

WHEN: Tours occur Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am* (*Tours subject to availability of staff, or venues may be inaccessible due to performances/ functions)

COST: $5pp


The Empire Explorer (Groups of 15+)

Discover our illustrious history, marvel at the stunning, architectural features and venture backstage in this comprehensive group tour, concluding with a light and sound demonstration.

WHEN: by appointment

COST: $15pp (includes morning tea)


Backstage Pass 

Our technical staff will guide you in this all-access technical tour! See our sound and lighting equipment up-close and get real insight into the inner workings of the theatre. Ideal for students and the serious theatre enthusiast.

WHEN: by appointment

COST: on application

Empire Theatre Tours

For more information, contact the Events Manager on 4698 9900 or