Discover one of the finest original medieval guild halls in the world, still home to the Merchant Adventurers whose 660 year unbroken tradition of entrepreneurship, wealth and experience has built York: from the 14th century, via railways and chocolate to the 21st century Science City.
Visiting the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall
Hall Closed – Friday 15th October 2021
Due to a wedding taking place, the Hall and Merchants’ Coffee House will be closed on Friday 15th October. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Early Hall Closure – 1.00pm – Friday 22nd October 2021
Due to a wedding taking place on the afternoon, the Hall and Merchants’ Coffee House will close at 1.00pm (last admission 12.30pm) on Friday 22nd October. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
The Hall is now open for general admissions with the option of a free audio or written guide. No advanced booking is needed.
*We do require all visitors to wear a face mask or face covering unless exempt, when inside the Hall.*
Concession (Student or Senior over 65): £5.50
Child (16 or under): FREE with a full paying adult
English Heritage Members: Receive 50% off admission – please bring proof of membership.
York Residents: Receive 50% off admission – please bring proof of address or a valid York Card.
York Pass: Free admission with a valid pass.
Help us further
By turning your admission into a Gift Aid donation, at no expense to you, allows us to claim from the Government an extra 25p for every £1 you spend.
The Hall is fully accessible with level access from the Fossgate entrance. The main entrance on Piccadilly (opposite the Coppergate Centre) has steps down into the gardens.
We are happy to welcome group visits to the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall. With special prices for groups over 15 people and free admission for group leaders, this is the perfect time to explore one of York’s most unique buildings. For more information on group visits, please see our tours page.
We are happy to welcome School and educational groups back to the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall. For more information on school visits, please see our education page.