The Burrell Collection

Themed tours at The Burrell Collection

Themed tours at The Burrell Collection
Dates and times
5th Oct - 31st Dec 2023
12:30PM - 12:30PM

Join our expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours. No booking required, join us by the tour meeting point screen near reception.

For a full list of upcoming tours, please see below; 

19th October 12:30pm |For All the Saints: A fascinating insight into the stories relating to some of the many saints displayed in the Burrell

26th October 12:30pm | Hidden Treasures in The Burrell: Our Collection is full of unique & very rare objects, all hiding in plain sight. Find out more on this free tour

02 November 12.30pm | Ancient Egypt - A River Runs Through It: A quick romp through 5000 Years of Ancient Egyptian History 

09 November 12.30pm | Islamic Art: Follow the history of 1000 years of Islamic Art through the fabulous collection at The Burrell

16 November 12.30pm | Degas: An appreciation of works by Degas at the Burrell, exploring his portraiture, ballet scenes and a horse race tableau

23 November 12.30pm | A Short History of China Through its Ceramics: This tour will cover some 200 years, from the Han dynasty to the Quing, from glazed earthen ware to porcelains painted with enamel 

30 November 12.30pm | Hunting: The Kings would hunt for heron, the peasants for rabbit. Join the hunt on this tour of The Burrell

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