Building Tours

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Our tour program is currently paused, and we invite you to check back for updates. We look forward to welcoming you to the Guthrie when our building reopens on July 8, 2021.

Explore the history and heart of the Guthrie

Go behind the scenes of our world-renowned facility with unique tour experiences perfect for individuals or groups. Due to popularity, reservations are strongly encouraged. Tour routes are subject to change based on theater programming and special events.

To schedule a group tour, please contact Group Sales at groups@guthrietheater.org.

The curved, blue hallway leading to the Wurtele Thrust Stage is lined with backlit images from past Guthrie productions.
 Paintbrushes of all shapes and sizes hang on a pegboard in the Guthrie’s scene shop.

Backstage Tour

Visit our thrust and proscenium stages, scene shop, costume shop, prop shop, rehearsal rooms and more. Tours take place on Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. 45 minutes.

$12 per person
$7 for subscribers, students and seniors

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An exterior view of the Guthrie building taken at dusk. The theater’s lights glow against the sky.

Architecture Tour

Discover the Guthrie as an architectural marvel, including site selection, neighborhood influences and noteworthy elements that have garnered worldwide attention. Tours take place at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month and 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. 75 minutes.

$17 per person
$12 for subscribers, students and seniors 

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An exterior view of the Guthrie building taken at dusk. The theater’s lights glow against the sky.

Accessibility tours

ASL-interpreted backstage tours may be arranged two weeks in advance by contacting accessibility@guthrietheater.org. Complimentary sensory tours for patrons who are blind or have low vision take place before audio-described Saturday matinees at 10:30 a.m. and allow patrons to explore the stage, costumes and props. Reservations are not required.

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