Well worth a visit

Worcester Guildhall is a must-see visitor destination in the very centre of this historic city and is free to enter. You can be sure of a warm welcome in this Grade I Listed building, which is home to the Council Chamber, the City’s former Court Rooms and the Mayor’s Parlour.

Situated on High Street, the Guildhall boasts the remarkable Assembly Room, described by King George III as “a handsome gallery” when he visited in 1788. Follow in his royal footsteps to admire this space’s Italianate Ceiling and many striking portraits of Royalty and former Mayors.

The Guildhall is also available for hire for events, conferences, weddings and civil ceremonies and corporate hire.

Worcester’s Tourist Information Centre is also conveniently located at the Guildhall. There are several car parks nearby and within walking distance.

Opening hours

Visitors are welcome to enter the Guildhall for free at the following times. The Guildhall is a working building so not all rooms may be open. If you would like to see a particular area, please check before visiting.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am – 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am – 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 3pm
  • Bank Holidays: Closed

As the Guildhall is available for private hire there may be occasions when there may be amendments to the usual opening hours.


The following access provision is available in the Guildhall.

  • Platform lift at rear entrance/exit
  • Internal lift to first from ground level to second floor
  • Accessible toilets are located on ground and second floor

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