This tour offers a rare opportunity to be guided through the interiors of some of the University of Manchester’s most architecturally important and historic spaces. Within the neo-gothic grandeur of the University’s Old Quadrangle, visitors will hear how Owens College developed from one philanthropic donation and grew, as a result of the vision and pride of the city, to become England’s first civic university. Throughout the tour, you’ll hear stories of the University’s early staff and students and how their work and ideas had impact far beyond the walls of our buildings.
Architectural highlights include the Victorian lecture theatre in the Beyer Building, the Grand Staircase leading to the University’s Council Chamber and the stunning Whitworth Hall.
Visitors will receive a complimentary booklet about the University’s history.
Tickets are £8 and can be booked on the University’s eStore.
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
|Season (8 Feb 2017 - 29 Mar 2018)|
* Thursday 8th February 2018, 7pm
Sunday 18th March 2018, 1pm
Thursday 29th March 2018, 7pm
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