Doors Open Days 2016

Doors Open Days take place throughout Scotland and are part of the European Heritage Days event.

When is it?

Doors Open Days in Fife will take place across three weekends in September:
  • East Fife - Sunday 4th September
  • Central area  - Sunday 11th September, and
  • West area - Sunday 18th September.

The Venues

From old churches to brand new schools, ancient windmill to three-year-old flour mill, ancient caves to a unique Zaha Hadid building. Be enchanted by fine fables of Fife in the Folk Museum, Ceres, with storyteller Sheila Kinninmonth – what a choice! Whether you’re interested in the old or the new, this year’s diverse range of venues and guided walks guarantee's comething to intrigue everyone.
View the 2016 Doors Open Day Brochure for details of all this year's venues.
Please note: All tours to the 1940's House are now full. If you would like to know more about the 1940's House you can follow their Facebook page at (links to external site)

Take part

We're always looking for the new and more of the old - if you have a building or place that you think could be included in Doors Open Days next year, please contact Theresa Hughes, contact details at the foot of this page. The list of participating venues is finalised by the end of April each year. BOOKING FOR NEW VENUES IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2016
The national event is administered by the Scottish Civic Trust. You can find out more about it at the national level at or by contacting their enquiry hotline: Tel 0141 2481188.
You may also be interested in the Archaeology Scotland website (links to external site), which provides information about archaeology and heritage events across Scotland. You can view the Scottish Archaeology Month (September 2016) brochure in the list of publications at the foot of this page.



Doors Open Days Co-ordinator
Tel: 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 47 18 13 Contact Doors Open Days Co-ordinator online
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