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George Place, owned by ISPT. Photograph © Brett Boardman for Sydney Living Museums

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    Membership Bundle

    Combine your Sydney Open Pass with year-long membership benefits and save! Explore more on the day & support us year-round. 

    More about the Membership Bundle

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    VIP Pass

    Skip the queue at every building, gain access to the Member & VIP area and receive an exclusive invitation to the Sydney Open VIP evening event. Limited tickets available.

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    Golden Ticket

    Purchase your Sydney Open Pass by 13 October for your chance to win one of two double passes to Tim Ross and Kit Warhurst’s latest live sold-out show MOTEL on Friday 18 October on 7pm.

    More about MOTEL

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    Our 2019 Ambassadors

    We are delighted to have on board a group of the finest architects, photographers, journalists and passionate city advocates as Sydney Open Ambassadors this year.

    Meet our ambassadors 

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Meet our AmbassadorsThursday 26 September 2019

Our 2019 ambassadors come from a range of backgrounds; architecture, design, arts, culture, photography and media but share a common love of Sydney’s architecture.

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Volunteering at Sydney Open 2019Thursday 8 August 2019

Applications are now OPEN for Sydney Open Volunteering in 2019.

Volunteers in the courtyard of The Mint for the closing celebration of Sydney Open 2017

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Sydney Open volunteers: a personal perspectiveWednesday 25 September 2019

Sydney Open, an iconic event in Sydney’s calendar that couldn’t be possible without the hundreds of passionate volunteers, that enlighten Sydney siders and visitors alike of the history of this great city.

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Sydney Open Focus Tours Sneak PeekFriday 6 September 2019

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Sydney Open Sunday Program Sneak PeekThursday 22 August 2019