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Leicester Guildhall

Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England
+44 116 253 2569
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THE ICING ON THE CAKE

Now this building was the best experience of our day in Leicester. We didn't even know it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jackie186356
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Interesting

This stands right close to the Cathedral and is a very historic building. Entry is free. Visitors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul S
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Adelaide, Australia
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Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Now this building was the best experience of our day in Leicester. We didn't even know it was there. The kids, young and old, thouroughly enjoyed this gorgous medieval building. We loved discovering the little staircases, the police cells and differnt rooms. The little kids...More

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks Jackie for your wonderful review! Great to hear you all enjoyed the visit and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to the Guildhall for one of our events, performances when next in the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This stands right close to the Cathedral and is a very historic building. Entry is free. Visitors are able to do a tour from room to room, reading about the history and admiring the various artefacts. The Mayor’s Parlour and the Meeting Hall are particularly...More

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks Paul for your visit and review of the Guildhall, much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you to a future event or performance at the Guildhall when next in the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a free visit right next to the Cathedral, but I do think if you like it please put a donation (same as cathedral). Historic, some surprises, and well worth supporting by just going in. Go on! Good info for children too.

Thank El S
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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your visit, donation and kind review, much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Guildhall soon when next in the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this a lot more interesting than the Cathedral . Very intersting exhibits and I am glad we went . FREE

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit and kind review of the Guildhall, great to hear you enjoyed the visit and look forward to welcoming you back for an event or performance here again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a terrific place to visit in the city centre, the small museum presented a short insight into the city.s history and then you get a chance to go inside the rooms of the guildhall and from here you can get a sense of that...More

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your great review of the Guildhall! Pleased to hear you enjoyed the visit, thanks for coming to see us and hope we can welcome you again for an event or performance sometime soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Off a little alley next to the cathedral this magnificent example of a mediaeval building was a joy to see in itself, but added to that the exhibition was engaging too.Free entry as well!

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks Lynn for your visit and great review! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Guildhall for an event or performance when next back in the city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting old historical building with a small museum area. Usually free entry and worth seeing if visiting the Richard III centre and Cathedral nearby.

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review and visit to The Guildhall, much appreciated.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of our interest in history, a wonderful "hidden" treasure just down the side of St Martins - I bought the guide book, (£1.00), which was filled with really useful information - the building and library are Stunning and the staff very helpful...More

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your great review of the Guildhall. So pleased to hear you enjoyed the visit, we look forward to welcoming you again when next in the city.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited alongside a trip to the King Richard the 3rd visitors centre and St Martin's Cathedral. Really friendly staff and clean facilities. Attached to a cafe which is well priced and does tasty food. Lovely Tudor building built in 1390 lovely to walk around and...More

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your great review and visit to the Guildhall. Really pleased to hear you had a good experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again when next in the city.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Would strongly recommending a visit here as part of the historical city centre ‘trilogy’ (along with the Cathedral and Richard III visitor centre) Free entry and a chance to step back in time for a brief snapshot of medieval life in Leicester and to be...More

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James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Many thanks for your great review of the Guildhall and KRIII sites here in Leicester. We look forward to welcoming you again when next back in the city.

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Seniorcitizen10
29 January 2017|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
Hi Lee, the Richard III exhibition at The Guildhall was a temporary one, but there's now a Leicester Medieval exhibition (free admission) on display. The Richard III Visitor Centre across the road from the Guildhall and... More
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