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Assembly Rooms tour

Assembly Rooms tour



[Tour]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 2pm
Dates:Sun 31 May 2015
Cost: Free

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The Assembly Rooms at 54 George Street is throwing open its doors to the public at the end of May, offering free guided tours of the recently restored venue.


Come and find out how many crystals those iconic chandeliers hold and hear about some of the famous personalities who have appeared at the venue over the centuries. The tours last approximately 45 minutes and guests will have full access to all the public spaces.

Access: lift, part wheelchair access.

Meet in the foyer.

NB This tour will also run at 3pm.

Reserve a place by calling 0131 220 4348 (option 4), or email russell.clegg@edinburgh.gov.uk


Assembly Rooms website


 


Some feedback from our previous tours:


>>Excellent presentation by the four tour individuals
.

>>This was a great tour and very informative. Thank you.

>>Very enjoyable, interesting, brilliant, amazing building and history and great to have had opportunity to see and hear about it.

>>All talks were great.

>>Very clear delivery. Lovely to listen to.

>>All the guides were great. Very interesting.

>>Really good to let Edinburgh people see the results of the refurbishment. PLEASE CONTINUE!

>>It would be good to have these tours provided more frequently.

>>We stumbled on it by chance and loved it. I will spread the word!

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