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Leicester Guildhall

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Address: Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England
Phone Number: 44 (0) 116 253 2569
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11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Lovely Building with Interesting exhibition

This is a lovely looking building which has an interesting exhibition to travel through first, with lots of interactive for young people. The rooms are very interesting with good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
ptvalerie
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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely looking building which has an interesting exhibition to travel through first, with lots of interactive for young people. The rooms are very interesting with good information.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Guildhall is a credit to Leicester. I absolutely love this place and like to visit once a year if i can. If you love your historic buildings the Guildhall will be no disappointment to you.

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Middle England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always a good destination with visitors, so much history! Close to Leicester Cathedral that has managed to move with the times but is still a popular place of worship. It is good to be able to attend one of the events that are held at the Guildhall, not merely go sight seeing there. It is worth a visit!

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My niece was married at the Guildhall back in May and it was obvious at the time that it was a very old and beautiful building which was worth returning to in order to see it properly. So glad that we did. Free admission (which surprised me) with a small interactive section before heading into the building proper. It is... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the oldest buildings in Leicester, the Guildhall has interest for all the family. The kids will love the old police cells complete with dummy prisoners and, best of all, it's free! Convenient for the cathedral next door and the new Richard III visitor centre over the road.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good for architecture.Has an upstairs and downstairs. Has a small gaol. Small book and gift shop and toilets.

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Thank Brad G
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just as we arrived they were starting 'The 1000 Years Show' a 20 minute show by one guy with a guitar that proved to be both informative and witty. The guildhall itself is very interesting and the show was a bonus.

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James H, Marketing and Communications at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and visit, great to hear you enjoyed The Guildhall and the show too! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is basicly the old medieval town hall and jail you have the mayers bedroom the main hall the mayers parlour and the library one of the oldest public librarys in the UK and you have the old jail cells and all free to enter

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Thank JohnCas123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place very interesting artefacts my daughter and I loved it.didn't manage to capture any ghosts.staff lovely

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Tartu, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS - YES, but ... not the upper floor where the Recorder’s rooms are located. Entry free of charge. The exhibition is sort of interactive and most definitely child oriented with displays set at low heights - wonderful! The Guildhall is built around a central courtyard, in which the day we visited there was a wedding reception. The reception... More 

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