Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

Merchant Adventurers’ Hall

Open to the public

Museum or gallery in North Yorkshire

55 artworks

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Discover one of the finest medieval guildhalls in the world, home to York’s entrepreneurs for 660 years and counting. Fascinating tales, awe-inspiring architecture and intriguing, rare artefacts. Explore this stunning timber-framed building and delve into York’s entrepreneurial past, present and future. The Hall houses many different and unique collections which provide a glimpse into the rich history of the Hall and the people associated with it. One such collection is that of the oil paintings which includes: 'Dutch Snow Scene with Skaters' by Jan Griffier the Elder, 'John Etty' by William Etty, 'Old Ouse Bridge' by Joseph Farington and more modern paintings like 'Group Portrait of the Company of Merchant Adventurers of the City of York' painted by Peter Mennim in 2003.

Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9XD England

01904 654818