The Tribunal building is not currently open to the public due to internal works.
Glastonbury Tribunal is a fine, late 15th-century stone town house with an early Tudor façade and panelled interiors, once thought to have been the courtroom of Glastonbury Abbey. The Tribunal now houses a Tourist Information Centre and the Glastonbury Lake Village Museum, which contains dramatic finds from one of Europe’s most famous archaeological sites.
Managed by Glastonbury Tribunal Ltd.
- Intricate stone and wood carving detail
- The rear kitchen block, added in Elizabethan times
- The Glastonbury Lake Village Museum
Please be aware the Tribunal is currently closed for refurbishment, further details on future opening dates will be shown here when more information becomes available. We apologise for any inconvenience during this time.
Before You Go
Prices and Opening Times: There is a charge to visit the Lake House Collection on the first floor. View details.
Access: Follow signs for Glastonbury Town Centre, the Tribunal is located on the High Street.
Parking: There is a paid car park in the town centre on Magdalene Street (not managed by English Heritage) and plenty of on-street parking.
Facilities: There are a wide variety of facilities, cafes and restaurants in Glastonbury.
School Visits/Large Groups: There is coach parking available at the public car park on Magdalene Street.
Dogs: Guide dogs only inside the Tribunal.
Other Information: Please be aware the Tribunal is currently closed for refurbishment until further notice.
Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.