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Leicester Guildhall

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Address: Guildhall Lane, Leicester LE1 5FQ, England
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+44 116 253 2569
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11:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:30

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The ghost nights

Visited here a few times very interesting especially the old police cells it feels a bit cold and ghostly

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jane B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited here a few times very interesting especially the old police cells it feels a bit cold and ghostly

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Thank Jane B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brilliant place. Fascinating artefacts and building. Wonderful ancient wooden smell in the actual hall. Great bookshelves, panel long and stained glass. What a gem. Thank you to the staff for answering our question so effectively.

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

Many thanks Jane for your great review and visit, hope you can come and see us again when back in the city! More 

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

Sitting next to Leicester Cathedral and near to KRIII visitor centre, this is a gem not to be missed. Medieval architecture. Artefacts One of my favourite places in Leicester I have been here often so the date I have given is arbitrary

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Thank coreen2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

took my two kids 12yrs and 6yrs they loved going round it it was a fabulous afternoon out thankyou full of history with brilliant staff who were there to answer my kids questions

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

Many thanks Donna for the great review and visit, brilliant to hear you all enjoyed it! More 

Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Leicester to visit St Martin's Cathedral to view Richard III's tomb and also to go through the excellent Visitor Center for Richard across the way. In walking outside the cathedral right around the corner stood a wonderful medieval building. It was the Guildhall and I'm glad that we came upon it because we didn't know anything about... More 

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Thank VWriter
James H, Marketing and Communcations at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and visit! So pleased you came to see us too, and had a good visit to the city! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The White Rose cafe is next door to Leicester Cathedral, and having just visited the cathedral and enjoyed a coffee in the modern cafe you can gain access to the Guildhall from the cafe. It's worth having a look outside at the front of the Guildhall though (adjacent to the cathedral ) as it's a very fine timbered framed building.... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This makes for a fantastic day of learning. To start with its such an old building, it really shows. Truly wonderful to enter a building that was built so many centuries ago, and to see its history and the sort of activities that went about in there. Fascinating. Moreover there are little tidbits here a d three that mesmerising such... More 

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Thank Amin A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Next to Leicester Cathedral. Was once the town hall. County goal at our end time too. Lovely old tutor building in the heart of the city. Just nearound to other attractions too. King Richard visitor centre across the way.

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

Many thanks Brenda, hope you can come back and see us again soon! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Married at the guildhall in 2012. The staff were fantastic and couldnt do enough to help. Thank you xxx

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

Many thanks Donna for your review, great to hear you had such a good day! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Attended a networking event here. The building a just wonderful and oozes history. We were in the great hall with large vaulted ceilings. Great place to hire for an event.

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Thank midwife4wine
James H, Marketing and Communications at Leicester Guildhall, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and feedback on the Guildhall, much appreciated. Hope we see you again soon for a meeting or general visit! More 

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