Heritage Open Days - Sunday
10 Sep 2017 11:00 -16:00
Adults: FREE admission - donations welcome
Heritage Open Days celebrate England's fantastic architecture and culture. We are open on Saturday the 10th and Sunday 11th September. It's an opportunity to explore Victoria Baths, view its wonderful architectural features and learn about its history.
Guided tours will be on offer today. No need to book in advance, buy your tour ticket on the day. Details of tours are below and the times are:
12 noon Discover Victoria Baths
1pm Discover Victoria Baths
2pm Wonders of Stained Glass
2.30pm Discover Victoria Baths
There will be performances by the wonderful Ordsall Acapella Singers from Salford at 1pm and 2.30pm.
Our Tea Room will be serving a selection of refreshments, including sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks.
Our Gift Shop will also be open selling a great variety of items including books and handmade crafts.
£5, standard price £4 (FREE for under 16s and Friends of VB)
Discover Victoria Baths shows you the amazing architecture of the building and its history. Hear how the building was used, including memories of its bathers, plus find out about the 2003 BBC Restoration win and how the money was spent. We'll also tell you the plans for the future and how you can get involved.
The Wonders of Stained Glass explores the stunning variety of stained glass windows at Victoria Baths and visits parts of the building not normally open to the public.
An experienced guide will tell you about the design and construction of the Baths and its history. You will view many of the Stained Glass windows as well as some other architectural features, find out about their history and hear how they have been restored. The tour also explains the plans for future restoration and how you can become involved.
Please note that this tour involves quite a few stairs and uneven floors so is less suitable for visitors with limited mobility. If you are planning to come on this tour and have any queries or concerns, please give us a call.