Boston Guildhall Museum and Tourist Information Centre
Built in the 1390's for the Guild of St. Mary the Guildhall is an amazing survivor from the medieval period.
Built in the 1390's for the Guild of St. Mary the Guildhall is an amazing survivor from the medieval period. Handed over to the borough by Henry VIII in 1545, the building has been used for meetings, as a courtroom, a gaol, British restaurant and many other purposes.
It is now a visitor attraction and museum and includes, amongst many tales, the stories of the Pilgrim Fathers being tried and imprisoned there in 1607. With permanent and temporary exhibitions, interactive touch screens, sounds and smells and children's activities, the Guildhall has something of interest for all.
Boston Guildhall is also licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and available to be hired for events.
The Tourist Information Centre is based in the guildhall and both the museum and the TIC are open -
10:30am to 3:30pm Wednesday to Saturday, last admission to the museum is 3pm. FREE ADMISSION!
For information on accredited accommodation providers, please click on the link to Visit Lincolnshire/Accommodation on the right of this page and search for Boston.
South Street, Boston PE21 6HT 01205 365954
Please be aware that we are available for private hire. If you are making a special visit please do contact us beforehand to confirm that we are not closed due to a function.
We also have our own website - www.bostonguildhall.co.uk
Please note that due to private functions our opening hours on the dates below have been amended
Saturday 20th June
The TIC and GUILDHALL will open from 2:30pm until 4:30pm only, last admission to the museum 4pm.
Saturday 27th June
The TIC and GUILDHALL will be open from 10:30am closing at 2:30pm, last admission to the museum 2pm.
School parties and other organised visits are welcome with advanced notice without charge during our regular opening hours. For guided tours or activities or visits outside of our regular opening hours please be aware that there may be a small charge.
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