Heritage Open Day – 9th September 2017

‘Step inside Church Alley’s discrete doorway and enter part of Liverpool’s History’.


Founded in 1797 by prominent Liverpool figures, the Athenaeum is one of the oldest private members clubs in the UK. Entry into the enigmatic doorway located on Church Alley is restricted only to its Members -or Proprietors as they are known as they each own one equal share- or attendees of functions help at the premises, however…


On Saturday September 9th 2017 the Athenaeum opens its doors to the public as part of Heritage Open Day. In addition to viewing the magnificent rooms within, including the Newsroom and the spectacular Library, these special tours will offer an insight into the history of the Club, its past members, and the treasures kept within.


Tours of the Club will be commencing at 10:30am, and will run every 30 minutes until 3:00pm. Tours last approximately 30 minutes, and booking is essential.


To book your place, please email Katie Hodson ( katie@theathenaeum.org.uk ) stipulating your name, the amount of tickets required, and your preferred timeslot, alternatively you can call our reception on 0151 709 7770. Don’t delay your booking as we predict demand will outweigh our maximum allocations.