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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

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The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is one of York’s medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of historical York, it is open for public use as a museum, wedding and hospitality venue and meeting place some 650 years after construction...more
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Fossgate, York YO1 9XD, England
+44 1904 654818
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All reviews audio tour beautiful building well worth a visit main hall original features step back in time fascinating place fascinating history york pass entrance fee guild merchants chapel timber piccadilly fossgate portraits
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Reviewed 19 September 2011

This was worth paying to see and I would recommend a visit.

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank Davids-girl61
Reviewed 5 September 2011

I attended the hall on a very hot day in July for my friends wedding. What a venue! The interior and exterior are breathtaking. Excellently preserved. Perfect.

Date of experience: July 2011
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Reviewed 14 July 2010

I would rate this as one of the best places to visit in York. The woodwork inside the building is beautiful and there is a surprising amount to learn. Included in the price is an audio guide that walks you around the main parts of...More

3  Thank Phokas
Reviewed 9 November 2009

Still in remarkably original condition, this low entry price architectural gem is on show for your benefit, not to make money for the owners, who, remarkably enough, are the same organisation that commissioned it. The roof is especially impressive. There can't be many secular buidings...More

2  Thank CaspianCaversham
Reviewed 1 August 2008

A gorgeous mediaeval building both inside and out. Beautiful gardens next to the river- great place to eat your packed lunch. The building itself is stunning with original features. A good audio guide is included in the very cheap entrance fee. Toilets were by far...More

1  Thank warmorangutan
Reviewed 29 June 2006

While in York The Merchant Adventurers Hall is a must see. It is beutiful inside and out. A real step back in time. If you love old buildings do not miss this. The entrance fee is only a couple of pounds so its real value...More

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David M
17 April 2017|
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Response from margaret d | Reviewed this property |
David, The entry fee is £6,or £5 if,like me you're over 60. The opening time is 10am until 4pm(occasionally 3.30pm),and I wouldn't have thought that you'd need to book,we didn't. It takes a couple of hours to see it all and... More