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Guildhall

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

Interesting stained glass windows with tradesmen featured rather than the saints. All the signs are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
AngusR56
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Melbourne, Australia
Restoration Masterpiece

I've visited the Guildhall in Derry on two occasions. Having a friend from Derry, who grew up in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lisa W
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting stained glass windows with tradesmen featured rather than the saints. All the signs are in three languages. English, Celt and Scotts Celt. The organ is huge. Wonder if it ever gets used. Spent an hour in here looking around. There is a fair bit...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've visited the Guildhall in Derry on two occasions. Having a friend from Derry, who grew up in the city, I understood so much about what this area looked like in the 70's and have also done my fair share of looking up old photos...More

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We started out the front and ended inside the hall on our walking tour. Very beautiful building with awesome stained glass windows.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent exhibit showing Derry history. A great introduction if you are new to Irish history; interesting enough for those more familiar. Next to peach flame/park. And it's free.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely historic building with lots to see, we had tea and lovely fresh cake in the coffee shop, friendly and fast service.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent visit to the Guildhall of Londonderry, fantastic building with an excellent & informative museum of the plantation of Northern Ireland & Londonderry. Some of the best examples of stain glass windows I have seen, telling the history of Londonderry and all for a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exterior of the building is a feature in its own right . Inside you can enjoy the wooden stairway and panels and suddenly you enter a huge hall with stunning windows. One section shows the development of the plantations in the seventeenth century. There...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is one of the best places i been to that tells the full story of the ulster planations the building outside is aveage but by hell inside its history and layout and features its like going into the past great place for those of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Guild Hall while on a visit to the city and were taken for a short guided tour of the stained glass windows by Gerry. His captivating and informative talk was given with such passion and humour that it proved to be the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb building. Beautiful Stained Glass Windows best seen from inside. There is also a little museum about Derry.

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chjinkettoh
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Response from Eskimo26 | Reviewed this property |
I think as I can remember there is a throne on the 2nd floor where you can sit and there is a cape/robe you can put on. Possibly? Ask the lady at reception desk.
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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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