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Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Details

The Merchant Adventurers' Hall is one of York's medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of the city, it is open for public use as a fully functioning museum, wedding and hospitality venue and meeting place some 650 years after construction began in 1357.

The Hall is home to many remarkable collections including silver, furniture and paintings which would interest general and special interest groups alike. A personal tour guide is available for groups who book their visit in advance and tours can be tailored to a particular groups requirements and interests.

A personal tour guide is available for groups who book their visit in advance and tours can be tailored to a particular groups interest or needs.

For further information, including group rates, please ring 01904 654818.

PLEASE NOTE - CLOSED January 2017 for repair work.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesItalian signs/guidesPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Accept Groups by prior booking. Public toilets are for visitors use only.

Opening details

March - October
Monday - Thursday: 09:00-17:00
Friday - Saturday: 09:00-15:30
Sunday: 11:00-16:00

November - February
Monday - Thursday: 10:00-16:00
Friday - Saturday: 10:00-15:30
Sunday: Closed

Closed: 24 December - 3 January
PLEASE NOTE - CLOSED January 2017 for repair work.

Last admission to the Hall is 30 minutes prior to the closing time.

Occasionally the Hall is closed for private functions or maintenance work and so you may wish to telephone in advance.

Prices

Group rates from £5
Education groups from £1.50

Contact

Merchant Adventurers Hall

01904 654818

Address

Fossgate,
York,
YO1 9XD

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 605517  Lat: 53.95784 Long: -1.07945

On Foot:
Located in the City Centre between Fossgate & Piccadilly. Disabled parking is available on Fossgate.

Park & Ride: With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier. www.yorkparkandride.co.uk

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from York station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Accept Groups by prior booking. Public toilets are for visitors use only.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

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