Heritage Open Day
|Dates:||8 September 2012|
|What is it:||Campus visit/tour|
We are delighted to be taking part in the Heritage Open Days programme on Saturday 8 September 2012.
Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to places of historic interest that are not usually accessible to the public.
Through our Heritage Programme we are offering three guided tours of our oldest and most architecturally significant buildings. Each tour is guided by an academic historian to bring to life the University’s history and our place in the city of Manchester.
Tour details and booking information
The tour takes in the Old Quadrangle, the Whitworth Building (including the Council Chamber and fantastic Whitworth Hall), our original library, the John Owens Building and a fantastically preserved Victorian lecture theatre in the Beyer Building.
The tours will run on Saturday 8 September at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Each tour will begin under the Whitworth Building arch, which leads to the Old Quadrangle from Oxford Road (number 51 on our campus map). The tour is free and will last around an hour.
Each of the buildings in the tour is accessible to wheelchairs, although the route of the 11am and 1pm tours includes stairs in areas where no lift is available. The 3pm tour has been altered to make it fully wheelchair-accessible.
Places are limited to 25 per tour and booking is essential.
Travel and Contact Information
Starting at Whitworth Building