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Heritage Open Days

Thursday 10 Sep 09 - Sunday 13 Sep 09
Various Times

Various Locations

Heritage Open Days is an annual event that celebrates England?s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to buildings that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.

Sunderland is proud to have some of the regions heritage right on its doorstep and for four days only each venue is opening its doors to encourage people of all ages to step in and explore what?s on offer.
As part of the event themed activities will be held throughout participating venues and attractions.There will be plenty to see and do with guided tours, walks, talks, displays, exhibitions and related crafts organised to keep the whole family entertained.
This year?s event sees many new venues and attractions joining the long list of regular participants:

  • Sunderland Empire
  • Graveyard geology
  • Fulwell Mill
  • Monkwearmouth Museum
  • Hylton Castle
  • Wahington ?F? Pit Museum
  • Washington Old Hall
  • Bull Lane Brewery
  • Discover Sunniside
  • Bishopwearmouth ghost and heritage walk
  • Villa ?pop? factory
  • Sunderland Echo Building
  • Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
  • Selected churches
  • North East Aircraft Museum
  • Plus many more?
All entrance fees and activities are free of charge.

Event information may be subject to change or cancellation, please check before travelling. Sunderland City Council makes every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information on this website but cannot accept responsibility for any error or alteration to details which may occur.

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