Discounts and group arrangements

Watching a performance at Dutch National Opera & Ballet is an unforgettable experience. We offer exclusive discounts and/or special outings for groups and associations. Take a look at the overview, in which we offer a varied programme of performances by both our companies, including classics and innovative and experimental works.

Special offer! Now you can book group tickets with a discount of up to 10%!

From 15 to 30 people: 5% discount on tickets; 30 people or more: 10% discount on tickets

Or you can choose one of the following arrangements (for groups of 15 or more):

Interval arrangement
During the interval, you get one drink of your choice and a savoury snack.

Backstage arrangement
Prior to the performance, you will be taken on a guided tour backstage for an hour. You will visit the costume department, the main stage and the ballet studios. It’s a great experience!

Travel arrangement (in collaboration with OAD)
You will be picked up and taken home. We will arrange the coach for you!

Dinner arrangement
At performances by Dutch National Opera, you can dine for € 28.50. The same applies to performances by Dutch National Ballet, for groups larger than 50 people.

In order to provide you with the best possible service, we have a special group assistant, Max Eschauzier, who will help you to book tickets and arrangements and is happy to answer all your questions. You can reach her on 020 551 8119 or through

Guided tours for groups
A guided tour offers people of all ages a unique chance to take a look behind the scenes! During a guided tour, you will see the auditorium where people are working around the clock. There will also be a visit to the ballet studios where the dancers rehearse. You will be allowed to visit to the backstage area with its many technical facilities including lighting, stage lifts, and floors that float on a cushion of air. You’ll also walk along the costume workshop of Dutch National Opera.

Guided tours for groups may be arranged by appointment and are available from Monday to Saturday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. We kindly request that you book at least one month in advance.  A group guided tour lasts about one hour and 15 minutes.

Each group can accommodate a maximum of 20 people. No more than two groups of guided tours can start at the same time.

For information about: individual guided tours.
For information about: theaterical guided tours for children.

€ 75 for up to ten people
€ 5 per person for each additional person

Coffee and tea
For groups taking guided tours, a request may be made – in advance – for coffee and tea and a muffin to be served in the artists' cafeteria of National Opera & Ballet (estimated cost on request).

For more information call (++ 31) (0) 20 551 81 03 or send a message to