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Lavenham Guildhall

Open Now: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Super friendly and helpful people

Visited today with family over from the States who love English history. The National Trust staff... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LadyT666
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Every day’s a school day

We were, at first, unsure if the museum would be worth the £8 entry fee. Eventually deciding to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
W4739TQmarkl
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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All reviews national trust well worth a visit beautiful building tea room local history old building market place scones varied history nice garden harry potter guild hall pretty village mummified cat steeped in history timber framed buildings interesting place
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited today with family over from the States who love English history. The National Trust staff / volunteers couldn’t do enough for us. So helpful and friendly. Although not able to access upstairs, they gave our w/chair user a laptop to look at showing all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were, at first, unsure if the museum would be worth the £8 entry fee. Eventually deciding to go for it, I’m glad we did. We were met by friendly faces and this was followed through by the room guides. Separate guides for downstairs and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lavenham Guildhall from the outside looks like a perfectly preserved medieval building - and of course it is. But inside it has been laid out very effectively to take visitors through its rich history as an international wool manufacturing hub, which then fell into decline...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't go in the hall as we were going for a walk, but did visit the tearooms and like all National Trust tearooms, this was excellent. Plenty of seating inside and out. The best scones ever, friendly staff, great tea, clean toilets. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank loopy101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely medieval building, with lots of history about Lavenham told with real personnel stories

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guildhall is just one of many attractions in Lavenham but you should allow at least 3 hours for the Guildhall itself. Add lunch in one of the local eateries and that is your day sorted unless you want to include a cup of tea...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we arrived we were told that a National Trust Guide could tell us about the building or we could wander around, the guide introduced himself and offered to tell us about the History but we opted to look around at our leisure but it's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MinnieM1928
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Probely the most stunning medieval build in England, the history of this place is fascinating and really has to be visited when in Lavenham you will not regret it. Owned and administed by the Nation Trust, with an attached tea room in part of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rovdef
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We visited Lavenham for the first time and thought we would fleetingly visit the Guildhall. Two hours later and very well-informed, we continued a tour around the village. A must-visit place if you are visiting Lavenham, as the Guildhall has such a varied and interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Liz C
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Guildhall is a lovely place to visit , especially for couples !!! There are knowledgeable staff in attendance that gave us some great information about its history and it’s importance in the textile industry and more ....... Thanks

Date of experience: February 2019
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Alice L
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It is an actual town-so yes dogs are welcome. As far as different businesses-most in England are dog friendly
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