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Dover Town Hall

Biggin Street, Dover CT16 1DL, England
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Fascinating building with an enthusiastic and welcoming guide

A warning first - the Maison Dieu also known as the Town Hall is only open on Wednesdays. Entrance... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jane A
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Mallow, Ireland
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A bit of history in Dover

Real feeling of history in the atmosphere of this building, and virtually next door to the Chapel... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
KarolaRS
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4 days ago
“Fascinating building with an enthusiastic and welcoming guide”
27 Jul 2017
“A bit of history in Dover”
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Biggin Street, Dover CT16 1DL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A warning first - the Maison Dieu also known as the Town Hall is only open on Wednesdays. Entrance is free but £2 spent on a guided tour is an excellent investment, especially as you can get a guide to yourself. The building was originally...More

Thank Jane A
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Real feeling of history in the atmosphere of this building, and virtually next door to the Chapel of St Edmund that opened in 1215AD. Place where the local weddings take place, quite charming.

Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went to a wedding here and were pleasantly surprised how nice the interior was. We had dinner in one hall and the disco in another. Both were lovely and the staff was ever so helpful and nice.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We went to a dance there for a charitable event. It was very unexpected to find 2 such magnificent halls within the building. The entrance hall was large and imposing. On the walls were ancient guns, spears etc. Flags were hanging. The windows were stained...More

Thank Sonya P
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Wonderful old historic building , with many original features in the main hall , Dinner was well and efficiently served, and the staff were cheerful and happy .Food was reasonable menu was a little old fashioned . but hot ,a very enjoyable evening The bar...More

Thank SaleSwimmer
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We just passed by and saw that it was open for a fair of local artists who exposed their products. It has a very nice interior and the nave is worth looking at. In the second part of the building there is a little theater,...More

Thank Philippe C
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I have not been to Dover for several years and looked forward to a weekend break, staying at the Best Western on the seafront. Hotel reviewed elsewhere. Despite it's attractions of the castle, sea views, sea front, the cliffs, Bronze Age Boat, Dover has always...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Dover and went to see the Town Hall or Maison Dieu. Dating from 1203 it was originally a religious house and served as a hostel for pilgrim going to Tomas Becket's shrine in Canterbury. In 1834 it was purchased by Dover Corporation as...More

Thank motorcar1
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Been here many times and it never ceases to interest me and I find new things about the place every time I visit. Pity it's not open to the public every day.

Thank David B
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Located close to the town centre, impressive, imposing building.As others point out it is spectacular inside, and well worth a visit. However, easily missed is the Zeebrugge bell, hanging on the wall in a recess with a wooden roof to the left of the entry...More

Thank DesdinovaUK
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