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Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 6510
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Architectural Beauty

Looking like a historic church, this place is confusing at first until you realize that it... read more

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What a beautiful building. Easy to mistake as a church, Guildhall is right near an entry to the... read more

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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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Guildhall Shipquay Place, Derry BT48 6DQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 6510

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking like a historic church, this place is confusing at first until you realize that it celebrates the building and settling of the walled city by the City and Guilds of London. This made it a sore point with the original Irish settlers who were...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful building. Easy to mistake as a church, Guildhall is right near an entry to the walls and has a hop on hop off bus right outside. It has an interesting history as well as some stunning stained glass murals. The history of...More

Thank DeanneS228
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, entry was free, lots to see, exhibits were easy to read, would like to go back and spend more time exploring

Thank ceaw19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many wonderful architectural details, the guildhall has an incredible pipe organ that I would have loved to hear in person. The building also has a small museum on the history of Derry.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tourist industry distinguishes itself by its genorosity to visitors. So much rich culture and history we share with the world for free. Guildhall is another such magnificent building where, without charge, you can spend an hour or two taking in its beauty. Glad to...More

1  Thank timeagain
Reviewed 1 week ago

The impressive-looking Guildhall is located just outside Derry's walls and has a decidedly ecclesiastical and ancient appearance. In fact it is neither. It is not a church but a civic building more akin to the city hall and it is far from ancient, having been...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful building kept in immaculate condition. Very helpful staff and an excellent exhibition on when we were there explaining the Plantation. Cafe round the back is excellent too.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

incredible architecture , beautiful stained glass and gigantic pipe organ . It was very hard for me not to visualize all the starved and dying people that witnessed the construction of this amazing building by the Corporation of London .When I stumbled into a second...More

1  Thank Ed I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No visit to Londonderry is complete without visiting the Guildhall. Step inside and you will find an exhibition outlining the "Plantation" of Northern Island, and how it effected Derry. Very interesting - and free to visit.

1  Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the joy of attending a lunch time concert here. local primary school choir and a touring choir from America. Both have a very high standard in their singing and it was good to hear the organ supporting the America choir. This was a...More

Thank Ailsa009
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Response from mamjjjggffxvh | Reviewed this property |
oh I emailed them and it says there open easter saturday
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