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Address: Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 28 7137 6510
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description:

The historic Guildhall is one of Derry's most recognisable landmarks,...

The historic Guildhall is one of Derry's most recognisable landmarks, located in the heart of the city since 1890.

The Guildhall is a must see visitor attraction with over 20 magnificent stained glass windows representing the history of the city and the Plantation of Ulster exhibition .

The newly refurbished and award winning Guildhall provides a unique and state of the art venue for events.

The main hall has a capacity of up to 600 standing or 400 seated and provides a stunning backdrop for corporate hire, conferences, events and civil ceremonies.

The Whittaker Suite can accommodate up to 60 and is the perfect space for business meetings, functions and civil ceremonies.

All spaces are equipped with state of the art technology for sound, audio and lighting.

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Architecture, staff & history

Well worth a visit. The Guildhall is a beautiful building, the rich wooden staircase & panelling enhanced by the magnificent stained glass windows add a dignity to the history... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. The Guildhall is a beautiful building, the rich wooden staircase & panelling enhanced by the magnificent stained glass windows add a dignity to the history past, present & future that it presides over. The warm welcome from the staff is a credit to the city. The main door leads to or from the City's majestic peace... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectatular building with a very important place in Derry's history. Has been rebuilt after attacks during teh troubles.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this building is a fascination, looks like a mix between a church and a town hall. it is a council building, ergo is free entry. inside is some beautiful woodwork, examples of stained glass-work, brass stair-rails and so on. the staff at the door are friendly and helpful. on the ground floor is an interactive museum which i found explained... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the opportunity to see around The Guildhall. Beautiful - and the stained-glass windows are glorious. Great exhibition. Enjoyed a lovely cup of coffee.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is the jewel in the city steeped in history well worth a visit and if you can take the tour about the stained glass windows . It also has super cafe on the ground floor.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far one of my favourite buildings in the town. Always visit when back home. Wonderful architecture, Even nicer now that it has been cleaned up. Great for events. nice café too.

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Thank snoopy37
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed my visit ,helpful staff very educational, great asset for derry city for all community beautiful stained glass windows.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great stop to get a short insight intoDerry and its architecture. The hall at the top floor with the blue painted organ is really great to see. Don't miss the time capsule on first floor!

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This historic beautiful building is a must see if you come to Derry. Steeped in history and a delight on the eye.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a free to enter exhibition and tour. The staff were very helpful and Gerry was full of interesting information about the history of the guildhall and the stained glass windows which were marvelous . The exhibition was informative and had interesting exhibits . Well worth a visit

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