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The new visitor centre at Stonehenge will finally open in December, just three days before this year's winter solstice. English Heritage is spending £27million on improvements to the site.
Today we got the chance to have a look around and see how building work is going. Not everyone is happy with it though, as our reporter Robert Murphy has been finding out.
The new visitor centre at Stonehenge will be up and running in time for the winter solstice according to English Heritage. It confirmed today the venue will open on December 18th and include exhibition and education facilities, a cafe, shop and toilets.
The new visitor centre at Stonehenge will open in December - just three days before this year's winter solstice.
English Heritage is spending £27million on the complex. The project has included closing the nearby A344. There will be an exhibition including a 360 degree virtual experience, allowing visitors to feel like they're standing on the stones.
Chief Executive of English Heritage, Simon Thurley, says it's been a long time coming.
The new visitor centre at Stonehenge in Wiltshire will open on 18 December 2013, it was announced this morning. The centre will be 1.5km from the monument and include exhibition and education facilities. A transit system will take people to and from the stones.
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A £27 million scheme to return Stonehenge to a more tranquil setting and improve its visitor facilities has started on site today.