Carmichael Theatre - SMSA

The Henry Carmichael Theatre is on the first floor of the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts in Pitt Street Sydney

Plan your trip


The nearest train station is either Town Hall or Museum, depending on which line you are travelling.


Park St Buses – Get off at Town Hall or QVB

Elizabeth St buses – Get off at Hyde Park opposite Bathurst St

Light Rail 

Randwick Line (L2) or Kingsford Line (L3) – Get off at Town Hall or QVB

For further assistance with trip planning, please refer to the Transport NSW website.


Level access

The SMSA is accessible via ramp or stairs at our entrance on Pitt Street. All levels of the SMSA, including the library, are accessible via lifts.

Wheelchair access

All areas of the SMSA are wheelchair-accessible except for the stage in our theatre which has one small step. An accessibility ramp can be provided upon request. 

Guide dogs

Assistance and guide dogs are welcome at the SMSA. Water is available on request.


An accessible toilet is located on the Ground Level and is located to the right of the lifts. The accessible toilet opens using a standard MLAK key. A MLAK key to access the toilet can be provided on request during SMSA Reception office hours, Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm.