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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second visit to the hall, my first being several years ago now and it is as lovely as I remembered. The hall, despite being off a busy road, is a place of peace and tranquility. Set in delightful gardens which were at...More

Thank Jarves
Reviewed 3 days ago

A most enjoyable visit to a building so old but still in good use. Great that it has survived in such good condition.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends got married here and had the wedding breakfast here. They then had a celidh and disco downstairs. All beautifully beamed and really atmospheric for a wedding

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Merchant Hall is situated withing beautiful landscaped setting on the edge a river within the center of York. If you enjoy a bit of history and architectual splender, then you should visit the site in aid of supporting the Merchant Hall.

Thank anthonymZ8074EP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not as well-known as many of the attractions in York, but less than 5 minutes' walk from the shambles, and well worth a visit. Incredible building with informative printed or audio guide. An entertaining, interactive game in the lobby area, which challenges you to be...More

Thank CatheFox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful building, both externally and internally. It is well worth taking the audio guide which gives options and some fascinating insights and back stories. Well worth a visit.

Thank TauntonBob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Merchant adventurers Hall is an interesting medieval building with a back story to go with it. All this is well brought to life by the audio guide you can take around with you. This I highly recommend as it adds to the visit and brings...More

Thank df86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a stunning building and a survivor of the Medieval Guild system that is still being used for the same purpose. Although it set in a busy shopping street, it is set at a much lower level than the surrounding buildings - an indication...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture is amazing, the grounds are well kept and the historical information is not to be missed. This is a must to see.

Thank BarbnLuke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fascinating and beautiful building with a history dating back to the 1370s. We were particularly impressed by the wonderful roof timbers and the numerous carpenters' marks (Roman numerals) adjacent to many of the wooden joints (perhaps easiest seen in the timberwork of...More

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David M
17 April 2017|
Response from Margaret19532014 | 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