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.
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Sydney Open Trails
Get the most from our exciting program with our newly curated trails, shortlisting key not-to-be-missed buildings.
If you are visiting Sydney Open with little ones, we have selected a variety of buildings with activities to keep them occupied while you still get to appreciate all the architectural highlights.
- Australian Museum
- City of Sydney Fire Station
- State Library of NSW
- The Big Dig Archaeology Centre
See how Sydney is raising the stakes when it comes to designing and building the office spaces of the future, incorporating work, wellness and new technologies.
- Arup offices at Barrack Place
- Baker McKenzie at One International Towers Sydney
- Investa at 420 George Street
- KPMG at Tower Three International Towers Sydney
- Grosvenor Place
2018 Ambassadors’ top picks
Our 2018 Sydney Open ambassadors were selected from the fields of architecture, design, journalism and art. Visit their picks of the unmissable buildings in the program:
- Reserve Bank of Australia: Adam Haddow, Director and Principal Architect SJB
- Museum Of Contemporary Art: Liane Rossler, Artist and Designer
- City of Sydney Fire Station: Sibella Court, Interior Designer and Author
- Parliament of NSW: Lisa Davies, Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald
- The Big Dig Archaeology Centre: Dillon Kombumerri, Principal Architect – Office of the Government Architect NSW
Places of worship
Sydney’s sacred spaces may often feel off-limits but Sydney Open goes behind the scenes of some of Sydney’s most secret spaces, allowing an intimate glimpse into these very special places: