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Gainsborough Old Hall is a building that reflects over five hundred years of history in its walls. From paupers to princes the history of an English market town can be read through the hall's development.
At the heart of the town of Gainsborough in Lincolnshire, the hall has developed and evolved in reflection with the town over many centuries. Experience the rich and varied past of a great English building and discover history through the voices of those who have lived, worked and visited.
Uncover the magnificent Great Hall before wandering winding corridors and up dead-end stairs. See how feasts were prepared in one of the best surviving medieval kitchens in the country and climb the 59 steps to the top of the tower for views across Lincolnshire.
One of the biggest and best-preserved medieval manor houses in England.
Impressive medieval kitchen with an enormous fireplace and great hall with ornate wooden ceiling.
The refurbished café set in the 15th century Parlour.
You don’t need to book your ticket in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket is still free. Your booking is for the site only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.