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Exeter Guildhall

High St., Exeter, England
+44 1392 265500
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It would be easy to miss the Guildhall as you walk up the High Street which would be a pity as this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emsworth, United Kingdom
Won't take long, but it's impressive - and free!

Quirky 16th Century porch leads to an impressive and well-maintained interior, one of the few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
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High St., Exeter, England
+44 1392 265500
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Reviewed yesterday

It would be easy to miss the Guildhall as you walk up the High Street which would be a pity as this really is a hidden gem. It is a fine building and is still used for public events. It only takes a few minutes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quirky 16th Century porch leads to an impressive and well-maintained interior, one of the few surviving buildings of note in a street mauled by wartime German bombers and post-war English planners.

Thank TallTraveller274
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to enter and you should not pass by without going in, gives you a brief view of Exeters histery, No parking adjacent.

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Guildhall is situated in the main shopping street, it is free to enter and worth a visit because of its history and architecture. It is still used today for functions.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guildhall happened to be open for an exhibition of local historic maps. These maps were nice, but the real highlight is a view of the interior. The wooden beams supporting the roof looked quite remarkable to me. The large paintings of (presumably) prominent persons...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

The guild hall has been in operation as a guild hall and as a city office since it was built. You can easily see it yourself or you see it on one of the Exter tours that begin at the Cathedral.

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Free entry makes it worth popping in to the Guildhall, spend ten minutes here taking in some local history. Right in the town centre amongst the shops.

Thank Cags63
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Popped into the old Exeter Guildhall. It's not always open so when I walked past and the door was open I couldn't resist going in. It's really old and lots of history. High vaulted ceiling with pretty stained glass window at the end. Particularly interesting...More

Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A wonderful hall to marvel at. Free to go in. Just the one room to see, but worth it. The opening hours are not all that long.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I come to do alot of my local shopping here I love it its really good plus just over the road there is this awesome shakeaway place fo kids like me

Thank jn3012
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