Tours & Experiences

Historical Tours

See the restoration that brought beauty and elegance back to this century-old theater. The Boston Opera House is among the nations finest in opulence and quality detailing. It is the only surviving work in Boston by distinguished American theater architect, Thomas Lamb. Our historical and backstage tour is a wonderful education opportunity for adults and older children. The tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building including the grand lobby areas and the majestic auditorium. Learn about how the theater operates today and what it takes to put on a modern day production!

The Citizens Bank Opera House is offering complementary tours of our historic venue from Thursday, October 14th to Sunday, October 17th, 11:00am-7:00pm.

The Front of House portion of the event is an AUDIO self guided tour, accessed via your personal smartphone*. Please bring headphones.

The backstage portion of the tour will que up in the Lower Lobby and will occur approximately every 10 minutes.

*If you don't have a smartphone, please contact us at tours@citizensbankoperahouse for more information.

Please arrive 5 minutes prior to your registered time and have your ticket available on your device.

Tickets are limited to 12 per order. For larger group sales, please contact us a

Advance reservations are required. To make a reservation, please CLICK HERE.

Please check back on our website for future historical and backstage tour availability.

Citizens Lounge

Citizens Lounge

VISIT THE CITIZENS LOUNGE - Exclusive for Citizens Bank Customers!

Be sure to stop by the Citizens Lounge (a.k.a. "The Mirror Room"), located in the back of the lower level of the Citizens Bank Opera House, to relax in a quiet and comfortable space before the show. Simply flash your Citizens debit or credit card to gain pre-show access. Please note: the lounge will be open to all guests pre-show until the performance.