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Review of Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Merchant Adventurers' Hall
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$48.49*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #17 of 199 things to do in York
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Owner description: 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 began in 1357. This stunning timber framed building was constructed by a fraternity made up of York citizens to provide a base for charity, worship and business. Today, as well as being a fascinating accredited museum it is also a scheduled ancient monument and Grade 1 listed building.The Hall is home to many remarkable collections. Including silver, furniture and paintings, which provide a glimpse into the rich history of the Hall and the people associated with it. The Hall also remains the everyday base for the Company of Merchant Adventurers of the City of York. They invite you to discover the secrets of this unique guild hall and its 650 years of history.
York, United Kingdom
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422 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
“what a slice of history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2012

attended vintage fair sunday here wow wow wow the place is trly like a walk back into the history of our islands rickety stairs included go and see and grab lunch from the fab hairy fig in the lovely gardens complete with arbour

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“guild place.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2012

recommand if you want to know about What guild is. the place has own history.

Visited June 2012
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A remarkable building”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2012

This is the home of the guilds in York. There is a lot to read and enthusiastic helpers. Check out the hairy fig deli in the rear court yard / fosgate

Visited June 2012
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United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Excellnt audio tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

Audio guide included in the rice. Tour on 2 levels plenty of steps. But can be let out on base floor if ask! Very interesting to see how this place works and still is used today. Lovely wooden ceiling.

Visited June 2012
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newcastle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Unexpected delight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2012

Recommended by the Hop on hop off bus.
Full of information and a quiet peaceful space after the bustling streets.
Well worth a visit, I will recommend to friends

Visited June 2012
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