Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days


Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s fantastic historic architecture and culture by offering FREE access to properties which are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.

Every year on three days in September, there’s a chance to discover architectural treasures and enjoy FREE access to a wide range of events and activities which bring local history and culture to life.

Gloucester’s events, organised by Gloucester Civic Trust , feature over 120 events, from the opportunity to see inside the Eastgate Chamber to viewing the inside one of the best examples of a Tudor Merchant’s house in the country.  The city is among the top three venues in the country with its huge range of activities during Heritage Open Days with guided tours , music and cultural activities in the City Centre, at Gloucester Docks and in the city’s suburbs.





Friday September 9th – Sunday September 11th
Click here for Heritage Open Days 2022 Brochure
The booking system is now active and full details are in the brochure.
Booking is through the Museum of Gloucester website – click HERE

To see a map of the City Centre please click HERE






Additional events

The following events were too late for inclusion in the brochure


Saturday 10th September, 11.00 am – Jet Age Museum. Meteor Business Park. Cheltenham Road East. Gloucester. GL2 9QL

The History of the Gloster Aircraft Company – a presentation. Free entry. No booking necessary

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September – 10 am – 4 pm.  Jet Age Museum. Meteor Business Park. Cheltenham Road East. Gloucester. GL2 9QL

Exhibition of individual tapestries representing the RAF Stations of Gloucestershire. Free Entry – No booking necessary. Entry includes all the aircraft and exhibits in the Museum.

Saturday 10th September 10 am – 4 pm. Historic Buildings & Traditional Skills Fair

Join us at The Folk of Gloucester for live demonstrations of traditional building skills and crafts.

For full details, please click HERE



Painting the Rainbow City: a 5 minute video by Tash Frootko about the work that has gone into the various projects in the city.

Click HERE for video

This showcases the streets that can be viewed during the HOD walk: Discovering Gloucester’s Famous Streets.

See brochure for details.



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