Heritage Open Days celebrates England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission.
The Merz Barn at Elterwater in Ambleside, Cumbria, was transformed by pioneering artist and architect Kurt Schwitters in the 1940s, and is among the places taking part this year.
Heritage Open Days is coordinated by English Heritage and takes place between 9 and 12 September, 2010. Visit http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk for more information.
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