Grosvenor Place. Photo © Brett Boardman for Sydney Living Museums

Over one weekend, Sydney Open will unlock the doors of more than 60 of the city’s most important, inspiring and intriguing buildings and spaces.

On 3 and 4 November, Sydney Open invites you to explore some of the city’s most treasured and architecturally significant buildings.

On Saturday 3 November, go behind the scenes at some of Sydney’s most in-demand and intriguing spaces, from harbourside heritage to stunning architecturally designed private residences, on our expert-led Focus Tours.

On Sunday 4 November, enjoy the freedom to plan your own architectural adventure from our open-access program of 40+ buildings across Sydney's CBD.

Thank you to our principal partner:

Membership Bundle

Purchase a Sydney Open Membership Bundle and enjoy priority entry to some of the most popular Sydney Open buildings, use of a Member & VIP area on the day and discounts on accommodation at the Grace Hotel on the Sydney Open weekend. Plus receive year-round member benefits offered by Sydney Living Museums.

Buy a membership bundle

VIP Pass

Become a Sydney Open VIP and enjoy priority entry at over 40 buildings and access to a special Member & VIP area on Sunday 4 November. You will also receive an exclusive invitation to the VIP launch event hosted at the newly built Arup offices at Barrack Place.

Buy a VIP Pass

Sydney Open Trails

Get the most from our exciting program with our newly launched curated trails, short-listing not-to-be-missed buildings. Explore our four trails shortlisting the top family-friendly buildings, future workplaces, 2018 ambassadors’ top picks and remarkable places of worship.

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Latest news

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Sydney Open

Sydney Open TrailsWednesday 10 October 2018

Get the most from our exciting program with our newly curated trails, shortlisting key buildings not-to-be-missed with your Sydney Open Pass.

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Get inside Sydney Open: volunteer!Monday 3 September 2018

An opportunity to get even deeper inside some of Sydney’s most significant buildings is currently available, with SLM recruiting hundreds of Site Volunteers for Sydney Open.

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Volunteer at Sydney Open 2018Friday 17 August 2018

Can you spare a day or half a day to help us celebrate Sydney’s architecture? Applications are now open for Site Volunteer roles at Sydney Open 2018 on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November 2018.