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A hidden gem

The tour guide was very knowledgeable, not only about the building and function of the Guildhall... read more

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Perfect couple of hours on a wet December afternoon. Knowledgeable guy that took us around and... read more

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The Guildhall is the "official home" of the Mayor and occupies the whole of the second floor of the Stonebow. Access to this historic building is via the large double oak doors on the East Wing of the building on Saltergate and is of 15th and 16th...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Saltergate, Lincoln LN2 1DH, England
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+44 1522 873507
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All reviews council chamber free tour very interesting tour richard ii well worth a visit mr cook private tour friday and saturday loves his job free experience incredible knowledge historic building pedestrian area high street further afield roman times informative guide
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour guide was very knowledgeable, not only about the building and function of the Guildhall itself, but also about the history of much of the surrounding area. His manner was friendly and agreeable and questions were invited from participants throughout the tour. There are...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect couple of hours on a wet December afternoon. Knowledgeable guy that took us around and happy to answer all questions, no matter how trivial. If I have one tip - its ask about the photo of the dog - Enjoy!

Thank Resort123590
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can feel the history in the council chamber where the city council have been making their deliberations for hundreds of years. Well worth a visit and has a lovely view of the high Street.

Thank Wiloeen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday morning and were treated to an entertaining and educational tour of the building. Our guide was a fount of knowledge of anything to do with Lincoln and deftly took us through its history from the Roman times to today.

Thank bena240
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a thoroughly entertaining and informative guided tour of this historic Guild Hall in the busy centre of modern Lincoln. So much history attached to this building. Was amazed to see the magnificent display cabinet and the sealed royal charters from hundreds of years ago....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the time if u r interested in the history of the city. The city has several localities to enlighten the history behind the city

Thank neil g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On 14/11/18, a few of us, by appointment, had a thoroughly enjoyable, informative and entertaining tour of the Guildhall, with the Mayor's Officer, Richard Storey. Not only did we learn a great deal of Lincoln's history, but how the city played such an important part...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Well worth a visit if you are interested in Lincoln's history. Free experience (you just need at arrive at the specified tour times (10.30am or 2.00pm when we visited). If you want to stand alongside manuscripts and memorabilia from upto 1000 years ago, and immerse...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It just appeared in the centre of Lincoln and is a fantastic building. Unfortunately didn't have time for a tour but wished I had. With so much of Lincoln there are people begging within the arch which can be off putting.

Thank Serene-View
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Right in the middle of the high street its a nice throwback to the past, can't miss it, right next to primark

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ZoeD704
28 February 2017|
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Response from LincolnGuildhall | Property representative |
Hi Zoe, final plans for the Discover Lincolnshire weekend should be on our Facebook page - Lincoln's Historic Guildhall- this week. You can reserve a place for the Saturday by calling the Civic Office on 01522 873507... More
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vanessa c
8 October 2016|
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Response from LincolnGuildhall | Property representative |
Hello, the Guildhall is not open on a Sunday. Our opening times are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with tours at 1030 am and 2pm. Civic Team
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