Heritage Open Days 2009 – Starts This Week

Heritage Open Days – Liverpool.

10 – 20 September 2009.
Lots to see and you need to book a place for most tours. The once-a-year opportunity to see the inside of many of Liverpool’s great old buildings. Including the 3 Graces, the Athenaeum, the Town Hall and even Bridewell Studios.

Also these National Museums Liverpool places:

National Conservation Centre

Tour of the National Conservation Centre
10, 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19 September 2009
1 & 3pm
A historical tour of the Midland Railway Company’s Goods Warehouse – now occupied by the National Conservation Centre. Limited places, book ahead to avoid disappointment: 0151 478 4999

World Museum
William Brown Street walk
12, 14 & 16 September 2009

A guided walk up William Brown Street looking at the materials in the buildings and monuments with our resident geologist – bring along a magnifying glass for a closer look.

Tour behind the scenes of World Museum
13 & 20 September 2009

Tour the 1906 extension of World Museum designed by EW Mountford as a school for science and technology and art – includes a chance to see the impressive interior and a tour of the outside of the building.

The Oratory
Open day
12 September 2009
10 – 4pm
13 September 2009
12 – 4 pm

Explore the former chapel of St James’ Cemetery which was built in 1827 to a design by celebrated architect John Foster. The Oratory is now in the care of National Museums Liverpool and houses a collection of 19th century sculpture and funeral monuments.
Access: No wheelchair access


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