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Historic Tours

Located in Downtown Phoenix, the Orpheum Theatre is a fully-restored 1929 atmospheric theatre complete with a disappearing Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. Tours of the theatre include all public and many non-public areas and offer visitors a glimpse behind the scenes of a movie palace.

Historic tours are free and open to the public September through May.*

All regular tours can last up to 90 minutes.

 

RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED, BUT WALK-UPS ARE WELCOME. 

* Historic tours are typically scheduled on alternating Tuesdays at 12:00p and 1:30p.  Tours are subject to theatre availability.  The City of Phoenix does not allow the use of tripods, lights, or reflectors on public tours hosted by the Friends of the Orpheum Theatre.

Private Historic Tours

Exclusive tours of the Orpheum Theatre can be organized for groups of 10 or more with a donation of $5 per person. Private tours are available Monday through Friday between 10:30a and 1:30p, September through May. *

Private tours are a great option for

  • team building

  • field trips

  • group travel

  • or personal events!​

* Private tours are subject to theatre and volunteer docent availability and require a minimum of three weeks advance notice.  The City of Phoenix does not allow the use of tripods, lights, or reflectors on public or private tours hosted by the Friends of the Orpheum Theatre. The City of Phoenix does not allow the Friends of the Orpheum Theatre to book private tours for video or photography shoots inside the Orpheum Theatre unless the request is connected to a local or national advertising publication with a story about the theatre.

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