Come along for a tour, and discover the history and heart of the Guthrie Theater.

For tour tickets, call the Box Office at 612.377.2224 or order online. The Box Office opens for tour sales at 9:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Additional tours and tour packages can be scheduled for groups of 15+ (backstage tour), 10+ (CostumeRentals), and 5+ (architecture tours); two week advance reservations are required. Call the Group Sales office at 612.225.6244 or e-mail groups@guthrietheater.org.

BACKSTAGE TOUR (45 minutes)

Backstage Tour information

Visit the Guthrie's signature main stages, our world-class scene and costume shops and more.

Friday & Saturday mornings at 10 a.m.
$12 per person
$7 for subscribers, students and seniors

Standard backstage tours interpreted in American Sign Language by a Guthrie interpreter can be arranged, depending upon ticket availability. Please make any special needs known at the time of booking. Two weeks prior notice is required to arrange an interpreter. 


Architecture Tour information

Want to go deeper? Architecture tours include the full backstage tour and get you to the foundation of the Guthrie’s groundbreaking facility, covering everything from design to build plans to neighborhood inspirations.

First Saturday of each month at 9 a.m., and the third Saturday at 10 a.m.
$17 for adults
$12 for students and seniors


Audio Tour information

Fly solo! iPod tours, featuring the voices of local celebrity guides, introduce you to the Endless Bridge, the Amber Box and other Guthrie gems. And all at your own pace.

Download any of six FREE audio tours as a podcast on iTunes.


CostumeRentals Tour information

Immerse yourself in one of the nation's most impressive collections of theatrical costumes, boasting more than 50,000 unique costume pieces.

First Saturday of each month at 11:30 a.m.
$12 per person
$7 for subscribers, students and seniors

CostumeRentals is located less than two miles from the Guthrie Theater, at 855 East Hennepin in Northeast Minneapolis. Look for the black awning. 


Virtual Tour information

Take a 360-degree tour of the Guthrie on your computer or view The LA Times' photo tour.