The Opera House is a World Heritage-listed masterpiece of ‘human creative genius’ that belongs to all Australians. It is the Country’s number one tourist destination and its busiest performing arts centre, welcoming more than 10.9 million visitors a year on site and hosting more than 1,800 performances attended by more than 1.4 million people. Deloitte has estimated the total cultural and iconic value of the Sydney Opera House to Australia at $6.2 billion.
On its 40th Anniversary in 2013, the Opera House embarked upon a Decade of Renewal to prepare it for future generations of artists, audiences and visitors.
Transport your class to Bennelong Point and introduce your students to the remarkable history, features and uses of this iconic Australian place. In your classroom.
The Sydney Opera House Schools Tour will take you on a journey to learn about how Australia and a man from Denmark, Jørn Utzon, created a sculpture on Sydney Harbour that changed the course of twentieth-century architecture and the city of Sydney as we know it.