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Music and Heritage Tours of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Take a one-hour guided tour of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to learn an unknown history of Sydney. Follow an exciting itinerary with 12 different locations to retrace 200 years of Australian history. From Aboriginal land to an international music school, the Conservatorium of Music offers a great insight into the culture of Music in Sydney prior to the Opera House.

Gain access to areas previously off limits to the public and uncover the remnants from the earliest colonial settlement such as the sandstone cistern and early drains laid by convicts. View the original features of the Government stables including the arches and turrets. Explore a maze underneath the Botanic Gardens with teaching studios, practice rooms, performance halls and the largest music library in the southern hemisphere.

Date and times

Tours are available before or after a free classical music performance (during semester only). Please visit our Tour Partner My Detour for more details.

  • Wednesday and Thursday: 10.30am and 2pm (free Lunchbreak Concert at 12.30pm*)
  • Saturday: 10am and 1pm (free Rising Stars Concerts at 11am and 2pm*)

* Concerts are only available during semester.

Tour duration is approximately 1 hour.


  • Adult: $25
  • Concession: $18*
  • Child: $15^

* Concessions are available to holders of an Australian Seniors Card, Australian Pensioners, full-time students aged 16+.
^ Child 5 to 15 years of age. Children under 5 years are free of charge.

Group bookings

We need a minimum of 8 people to run a tour. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding group bookings.

For more information about the tours:

Phone: +61 2 8399 3483
Email: info@mydetour.com.au