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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 this building is a testament to the wealth and influence of the Guild of St Mary at a time when Boston's power as a centre of trade was second only to London. This wonderfully preserved building, with a wealth of original features, has survived the centuries and is to be enjoyed as one of Boston's finest visitor attractions.

A wealth of stories, secrets and experiences are told and shared throughout the building including the history of the Guild of St Mary, international trade with the Hanseatic League, Henry VIII dissolve of the Guild, the foundation of the Corporation of Boston and the very famous trial and imprisonment of the Pilgrim Fathers.

The Guildhall is also home to the towns museum collection where displays and exhibitions bring life to the stories told, and a stunning venue for civil ceremonies and private functions.

Boston's Tourist Information Centre is located here at Boston Guildhall.

Boston Guildhall is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and is available to be hired for events.

Both the museum and the TIC are open;

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

10:30am to 3:30pm, last admission to the museum 3pm

FREE Entry!

We are open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:30am - 3:30pm, last admission to the museum 3pm.

Please be aware that as we are available for private hire that occassionally our opening hours may be amended.

We will be closing at 2:30pm on Saturday 26th August, last admission to the museum 2pm.

South Street, Boston PE21 6HT  01205 365954

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.

We also have our own website -

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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