Guided tour of Academy House & Library
WhenThursday, August 23, 2018, 15:00
Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the Academy, the building it has called home for over 160 years and its unique Library collections.
The history of Academy House is a tale of two centuries. This guided tour will walk you through the beautiful Georgian rooms adorned with portraits of past members and on into the nineteenth-century Reading Room and Meeting Room. You will learn about the work of the Academy, past and present, and the extensive and unique collections of its Library. You will also have the opportunity to view one the Library’s medieval manuscripts and the current exhibition ‘Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century’.
This tour has been organised as part of our Heritage Week programme, further tours on the following days:
Monday 20 August, 3pm
Tuesday 21 August, 11am
Friday 24 August, 11am
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