Heritage Open Days-Saturday
9 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 take place as follows (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 Off Limits
2.30pm Discover Victoria Baths
South Manchester Camera Club will be exhibiting work this weekend on the Sports Hall balcony. Come along and choose your favourite.
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.
Off Limits* takes you to lesser known parts of the building Baths as well as the main iconic spaces. You will visit the boiler house and filter room and hear about pool water treatment through the ages. The tour visits the undercroft of the pools and several spaces that have been used for TV filming, including Life on Mars and Mrs Biggs.
* Please note that this tour involve stairs and uneven floors and so isn't suitable for visitors with limited mobility.