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Uncover Bristol’s hidden treasures as the city’s most beautiful and quirky buildings open their doors to the public for free.

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Bristol Doors Open Day gives visitors a once-a-year chance to sneak a peek behind Bristol’s closed doors and discover the city’s hidden treasures. Buildings which are normally closed to the public or charge for admission will fling open their doors and welcome the curious on 10th September 2016.

Discover an often unseen side to Bristol's history, architecture and culture, explore fascinating buildings; join a guided tour and take part in a range of events and activities across the city. From ancient churches, to classical buildings, BBC Broadcasting House to Brunel’s drawing room (the illustrious Victorian engineer behind the ss Great Britain and Clifton Suspension Bridge), last year’s event included the UK’s greenest building - Horizon House, the tunnels underneath Bristol Temple Meads train station, the eerie, mysterious Redcliffe caves and the Slipper Baths at Bristol South Bathing Facility (featured in the BBC’s Sherlock).

Take the path less trodden for a different perspective on the city.

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