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York - The Merchant Adventurers Hall

York - The Merchant Adventurers Hall

The Hall and its collections are fully accessible to everyone.

  • Accessible entrance from Fossgate.
  • A visit to the Hall includes an Audio Tour are available: Standard tour; Children's tour; tour for people with visual impairments.
  • We also have hearing loops and headphones for visitors with hearing impairments.
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Disabled Toilets

    The Merchant Adventurers' Hall is of major national importance and is scheduled as an ancient monument. It was built between 1357-1361 and is one of the largest buildings of its date in Britain apart from castles, barns and churches. Probably nowhere else in the world can be seen in one building the three rooms serving the three functions of a medieval guild: business and social in the Great Hall, charitable in the Undercroft or Hospital and religious in the Chapel.


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