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Lancaster Town Hall Tours

Lancaster Town Hall, Dalton Square, LA1 1PJ


Join one of our guides and embark on an  illuminating tour. Inside you’ll discover the  Mayor’s official Parlour, the Council Chamber  and the impressive Ashton Hall, before being  ‘sent down’ from the Old Courtrooms into the atmospheric subterranean Police Cells, which many prisoners passed through. 

Along the  way, uncover gems including the Olympic Torch,  Gillow’s centrifugal table, and the Ashton Hall’s  grand concert organ.

Admission: Adult £4 (accompanied children under 16 go FREE).
Cash payments only. Places on the tours are limited so booking in advance is advisable. 

Book online at or with LancasterVisitor Information Centre, The Storey, Lancaster, LA1 1TH (01524) 582394. Open Mon-Sat 10am to 4pm)
For group bookings and general enquiries including accessibility of tours, contact Lancaster Visitor Information Centre.

Tours 2017 (1 hour approx.)
All tours start at 2pm on the following dates:
Wed 5 July, Wed 12 July, Wed 19 July, Thurs 27 July, Wed 2 August, Fri 11 August, Wed 16 August and Thurs 24 August.
Facilities and Access
Tours begin from the front of the Town Hall. Pay and Display car parks and on-street parking available nearby.

No wheelchair access. Limited toilet facilities. Access via stairs during this tour