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Interesting building to visit

Local guides will take you round the historic halls and rooms in this town hall on a Wednesday. Do... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Grand historic town hall

It's a grand historic town hall, and it's well worth visiting the interior. There is a board nearby... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Open on Wednesdays these four,The Connaught Hall,the Council chamber and the StoneHall founded in the thirteenth century and refurbished by William Burgess with its wonderful Victorian stained glass showing scenes from Dover's past. Lastly there is the Mayors parlour. You will receive a good welcome...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2014

Was in Dover overnight recently. Up early 2nd day, out on my wanderings, happened upon this place. A hidden gem. It's origins go back many years. Unfortunately was out & about too early to go in, had to move on straight after b'fast so will...More

1  Thank strider400
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Local guides will take you round the historic halls and rooms in this town hall on a Wednesday. Do not be put off by seeing a board in the doorway saying "not open to the public today"! We were walking away after seeing that board,...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were lucky as the building was open to the public the day we were walking about. A local lady pointed that out for all to see.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

It's a grand historic town hall, and it's well worth visiting the interior. There is a board nearby to explain the history behind the building.

Thank TimBrown111
Reviewed 16 May 2018 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
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
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.

Thank Honighase
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
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

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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
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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