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Lavenham The Guildhall of Corpus Christi

Market Place, LAVENHAM, CO10 9QZ

The Guildhall of Corpus Christi is one of the finest timber-framed buildings in Britain. It was built around 1530 by the prosperous Corpus Christi Guild, for religious rather than commercial reasons. The hall now houses a local history museum telling stories of people who have shaped the fortunes of the Guildhall and the Medieval villlage of Lavenham. There is also a tranquil garden.

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Tel: 01787 247646
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National Trust


With voluntary Gift Aid donation: £6.90 (ch £3.45). Family £17.25. Visitors can choose to pay the standard admission prices displayed

Opening times

Open 9 Jan-6 Mar, Sat-Sun 11-4
7 Mar-30 Oct, daily 11-5
3 Nov-23 Dec, Thu-Sun 11-4
Average visit 1.5hrs




Dogs not allowed

Assist dogs allowed all areas.


Partly accessible. Access to ground floor only, stairs to first floor
Photo album of museum, Braille guide, large print guide

Lavenham The Guildhall of Corpus Christi
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Lavenham Market Place. A1141 & B1071

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