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Leicester Guildhall

Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England
+44 116 253 2569
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Fantastic building

Free entry to this amazing old building. It manages to pack a lot of interest in the buildings... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brenhell
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brenhell@aol.com
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Beautiful old building with some unexpected entertainment

Visiting all the Richard III related sites while in Leicester, we included a viewing of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue B
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Free entry to this amazing old building. It manages to pack a lot of interest in the buildings around an attractive square invluding some museum display cases an old prison and even a local singer.

Thank brenhell
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting all the Richard III related sites while in Leicester, we included a viewing of the Guildhall, which remains remarkably complete and unchanged despite it's long history. On the day of our visit we were lucky enough to see a 20 minute show by comedian...More

Thank Sue B
James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks Sue for your visit to the Guildhall. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit and the comedy show too! We look forward to welcoming you to our museums when next again in the city.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to a couple of events here and a wedding,and the staff have always been wonderful, the buildling atmospheric, really pleasant

Thank KatherineIsacks
James H, Communications and Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Katherine for your kind review. We hope you can join us for one of our future events at the Guildhall too.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those interested in history this is an amazing and interesting place. Well worth a visit and opportunity to find out about other interesting historical events

Thank Juliette B
James H, Communications & Marketing at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind review and visit to The Guildhall. Hope we can welcome you back for a event soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited both the cathedral and the King Richard lll Centre and found the Guildhall right next door so it was a very nice added bonus to our visit to Leicester. It is uses traditional displays to portray the medieval history of the city...More

Thank Andy and Kath M
James H, other at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review and visit to The Guildhall. Great to hear you enjoyed the visit to us and the Richard III sites too. We look forward to welcoming you back for an event at the Guildhall or one of our other museums...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Excellent place for children to visit. There are costumes to dress up in and a range of activity leaflets for them to chose from. Entry is free and donations are requested but not demanded. Fascinating local history about how people lived in Leicester before the...More

Thank Flondy
James H, Marketing and Communications at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Many thanks for your visit and great review! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Guildhall soon for a visit or one of our family events.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Overshadowed by Leicester Cathedral, where King Richard 111 is buried, is the Leicester Guildhall. It is a Grade 1 listed building and dates back to the 1390s. It was the City's Town Hall and the place where 53 stone Daniel Lambert, gaol keeper, worked. The...More

Thank Glen L
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

It was free to enter which is definitely good! But once we entered we were confused with the direction to go in. Worth visiting if going to the cathedral.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Leicester Guildhall is one of my favourite buildings in my own city. It was the main town hall, court and jail for all trials including treason. The main hall hosts meetings and concerts including Christmas carols with mulled wine and mince pies. Next to the...More

Thank Robin W
James H, Marketing & Communications at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Many thanks for the review of the Guildhall and surrounding area. Great to hear you like the building so much! We look forward to welcoming you back to the hall for an event or visit soon.

Reviewed 12 November 2017

A well preserved medieval Guildhall, the seat of medieval mayors of Leicester quite atmospheric and with the White Rose cafe attached nearby

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James H, Marketing and Communications at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Many thanks for your great review and visit, we look forward to welcoming you back for an event or visit soon.

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Seniorcitizen10
28 January 2017|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
Hi Lee, the Richard III exhibition at The Guildhall was a temporary one, but there's now a Leicester Medieval exhibition (free admission) on display. The Richard III Visitor Centre across the road from the Guildhall and... More
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