Private tours are offered Monday through Friday by appointment. Tours typically include the main lobby, historic 1858 lobby, historic 1858 Thalian Hall main stage, historic gallery level, Ballroom/City Council Chambers, Studio Theatre and backstage areas. However, some areas may not be accessible due to production or other official use.


Tour Rates:

  • Adults 1-9 persons:  $10 each
  • Seniors 1-9 persons:  $8 each
  • Children:  $4 each


Group Discounts:

  • 10-20 persons:  $8 each
  • 21-30 persons:  $6 each
  • 31-60 persons: $5 each


Student Rates:

  • 1-14 persons:  $4 each
  • 15+ persons:  $3 each


There is no charge for the leader, bus drivers, or chaperones of student groups, but these individuals do not count toward group discount totals.


If an individual or group would prefer for the tour to have a specific focus such as architecture, theatre appreciation, historic performers, technical theatre, or African American history, please indicate this upon booking your tour.


To book a tour, call the Administrative Office at 910.632.2241 or send an email to