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Doors Open Day

Saturday 26 September 2015 10:00-16:00

This year we celebrate the 25th edition of Edinburgh Doors Open Days and it is your chance to explore some of Edinburgh’s architecturally and culturally significant buildings - all for free.

The Institut français and the Consul’s office

Visit our Georgian house on Randolph Crescent and discover the magnificent views of the Dean Valley and the Firth of Forth, the garden at the back, and the beautiful dome. Glean some information about the history of the building and its famous inhabitants, including the Stevenson sisters, along the way.

One door down, at N. 12, the office of the Consul General of France will also be open to the most curious visitors.

The Free French House

On the other side of New Town, at 28 Regent Terrace, you will also be able to visit the former Free French House officially opened by General de Gaulle in 1942 and precursor of the Institut français and the French Consulate before their move to Randolph Crescent in 1946.
The House will be open on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September from 2 pm to 5 pm.

Unfortunately both venues are not accessible to wheelchair users.

Download the full programme of the Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2015.

Image: The Cockburn Association

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