Accessibility & assistance

Access|ibility & assistance

Our aim is for the Göteborg Opera to be accessible to all. Please let us know when you make your booking if you have any special needs.

Once you have arrived you can talk to our ushers in the foyer. Daniel Olmarker is one of the ushers and is often there to assist you. He is proud of the ushers’ knowledge: “We know what mobility aids are available and how they function. All you need to do is ask,” he says. “Also, we are all trained in CPR. At each performance we always have at least one person present who knows how to use the defibrillator.”

Find out about accessibility at the Göteborg Opera from the Accessibility Database (Tillgänglighetsdatabasen) ↗

Wheelchair users

Specific seats for wheelchair users can be found in the stalls, row 22. Please book these tickets via our box office by calling tel +46 31 13 13 00.

Wheelchair users and accompanying persons pay 50% of the normal ticket price.

Escorts for wheelchair users

Let us know when booking tickets if you need an escort.  We give a 50% discount both to the person with the disability and their escort. Please book these tickets via our box office by calling tel +46 31 13 13 00.

Hearing impaired

Infra-red hearing aids are available to borrow from our theatre attendants. If the production is not performed in Swedish, Swedish subtitles are provided.

The opera performances are generally subtitled in Swedish on electronic screens. 

Visually impared

Some performances also feature interpretation for the blind. Get in touch with us and we’ll tell you about current events and productions.

Orientation

The information sign by the OperaShop gives you an overview of the foyer and shows where the restaurant, café, cloakroom and toilets are located.

Defibrillator

In the foyer there is a defibrillator and staff trained to use it if need be.

Food allergies and intolerance

Before you order your food and drinks, please speak to a member of our staff if you have a food allergy or intolerance.

Car pooling

The app ”Skjutsgruppen” is a car-sharing service that helps you travel to and from the Göteborg Opera with lower impact on both the environment and your wallet. The app, created by Region Västra Götaland and the non-profit movement Skjutsgruppen, is free and available for Android and iOS. Learn more at smartakartan.se/skjutsgruppen and vgr.se.


Contact us

Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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