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Address: 2 Coffee Yard | Stonegate, York YO1 8AR, England
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Barley Hall is a stunning medieval house, once home to the Priors of...

Barley Hall is a stunning medieval house, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. The building has been lovingly restored to its original splendour with its high ceilings, beautiful exposed timber frames, and possibly the only horn window in England. Visitors to Barley Hall can make themselves at home and sit on the chairs and handle the objects and experience what it would have been like to live in Medieval England.

NEW FOR 2015

Power & Glory: York in the Time of Henry VIII is Barley Hall's newest exhibition, where you can discover first-hand accounts of life in the city and the effects that this greatest of Tudor monarchs had on life in York during his thirty-eight year reign.

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Wonderful renovated hall

What a wonderful job they have done renovating this Hall. The entrance fee is a little steep but if you take in the two 'Experiences' at Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a wonderful job they have done renovating this Hall. The entrance fee is a little steep but if you take in the two 'Experiences' at Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar on the Medieval Pass it works out good value. Of all three attractions this one offers far more for kids to get hands on and even has a dressing... More 

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

Loved this museum in York. A very hands on place where touching items displayed is encouraged. We were lucky enough to see the costumes from Wolf Hall production and this was the highlight of the day. Great place for young and old to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth finding, just off Stonegate. Remarkable restoration and a very unstuffy exhibition with plenty of interactive experiences for kids.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the Jorvik Pastport so didn't pay the entrance fee, think I would have felt sick if I had paid the £6. But we didn't so it is a wonderful little place to look around that is included in our ticket. As all the exhibitions set up by this company it is all well laid out, staff are helpful... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent Wolfe hall constumes for you to seeand touch. Some buiklding work underway, but reduced rate because of this. Entry ticket lasts all year, so may visit again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to visit this building because I have always been interested in the Tudors. Barley Hall is a medieval timber framed building located near York Minster and the oldest parts of it date from about 1360. The Hall later became the home of William Snawsell, the Lord Mayor of York. The medieval building has now been beautifully restored and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem near the Minster is very well presented and makes a good visit. I was there nearly an hour and was both impressed and enjoyed it. The staff were very good. When I went there were costumes from Wolf Hall and lots of interesting history to learn about. Very good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit yesterday, made even better by a delightful young guide of prodigious knowledge and enthusiasm. Interesting displays, which you are positively encouraged to handle and the bonus of costumes from Wolf Hall, etc. My only complaint - I spent much longer there than I'd planned!!! Thanks to all concerned.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barley Hall has great history and good, knowledgable staff. The only problem is the attraction is a little lacking in interactive displays and relies on the visitor reading information on boards

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Loved my visit to the Barley Hall. I was impressed with the works carried out on this property and the way that the History was presented. The costumes from the films and TV series were just the icing on the cake for me. Fab!

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