Backstage Tours

Jan - Dec

Booking Information

Price: €12 / Conc. €10

We recommend advance booking to avoid disappointment.

For more information call (01) 87 87 222 or email

Get behind-the-scenes with our backstage tours as our in-house tour guides bring you on a journey through the theatre.

You will get an up-close look at the set and design of our current production by visiting the Abbey Stage, see our extensive portrait collection, explore the day-to-day life of a national theatre and learn about the history and cultural significance of the Abbey.

Dates & Times 

Tours last for approximately 75-90 minutes and start from the foyer at 4pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and at 11am on Saturdays. *

Our tours are scheduled to match the running dates of productions. Backstage tours are not scheduled during previews or technical periods.

Access: The tour crosses four levels and involves some stairs. Please specify if mobility is an issue when booking, and we will do our utmost to accommodate those with reduced mobility.

* Dates subject to change.

Backstage Tours are recommended for teenagers of 14+ and adults of all ages.

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Abbey Theatre
26/27 Lower Abbey Street
Dublin 1
D01 K0F1