Goldsmiths Hall Free

The Goldsmiths' Company, based at the magnificent Goldsmiths’ Hall in the City of London, regularly holds exhibitions and events to promote contemporary jewellers and silversmiths.


One of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London, the Goldsmiths' Company received its Royal Charter in 1327. Founded to regulate the craft of the goldsmith, the Company has been responsible since 1300 for testing the quality of precious metals and hallmarking. It continues to carry out this statutory function through the operations of Assay Office London. Based at Goldsmiths' Hall, one of London’s hidden architectural treasures, the company regularly holds exhibitions and events to promote contemporary jewellers and silversmiths, including an annual selling exhibition, Goldsmiths' Fair. Goldsmith's Hall is only open to the public during exhibitions.

Prices and opening times

Open Day Tours Free

Opening Times

The hall is only open to the public during the annual Goldsmiths’ Fair and open days. Open day tours should be booked through the City Information Office: +44 (0)20 7606 3030.

Tours usually take place between 12pm and 2pm, and last 1 hour.

Venue Details & Map

Goldsmiths Hall

Foster Lane
+44 (0)20 7606 7010
Public transport:
Tube: St Paul's. Positioned at the junction of Foster Lane and Gresham Street, north east of St. Paul's Cathedral

Facilities & Accessibility

Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Attraction Facilities
Patron toilets
Payment Facilities
Free entry

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