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Baltic Heritage Open Days 2024

Friday 6 – Sunday 15 September | Booking essential

Celebrate history and culture with our tours where you can discover more about our building and its history, as well as our local Quayside.

Visitor looking at NewcastleGateshead Views
Photo: John Mckenzie

Heritage Open Days is an annual event every September, where some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate the country's history and culture. This year, Baltic is providing tours where you can discover more about the building and its history, as well as the local Quayside. All tours are free, and will last approximately 45 minutes. 

Baltic Crew are happy to answer questions throughout the tours, and there’ll be the opportunity to take photos along the way.

If you have any specific questions about your tour, please email [javascript protected email address]

*There is no charge to attend this event, and we encourage donation tickets. If you're unable to attend the event, we are unable to refund your donation.

Behind the Scenes Tours

Explore areas of the building which are normally out of bounds and hear stories from its past as a flour mill to its present as an art gallery.

The Behind the Scenes Tours will take place on the following dates:

  • Saturday 7 September, 11am
  • Sunday 8 September, 11am
  • Saturday 14 September, 11am
  • Sunday 15 September, 11am

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View of the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside

Quayside Tours

You'll discover facts about the historical buildings, take in the beautiful views and hear about the role we play in our local area.

The Quayside Tour will take place on the following date:

  • Thursday 12 September, 10am

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We’ve stood for free entry for 21 years. Your donations will help us to safeguard the incredible free access to Baltic. 

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