Merchant Adventurers Hall


Discover one of the finest medieval guildhalls in the world – home to York’s entrepreneurs for 660 years – and counting.

Redoubtable tales, fascinating architecture and intriguing, rare artefacts, all under a stunning 14th Century oak roof… delve into York’s entrepreneurial past, present and future following stories of the “mystery of mercers” – business pioneers who made it happen: from the medieval wool trade, via the railways, chocolate and two universities to the 21st century Science City.