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.
Prices and Opening Times
|Open Day Tours:||Free|
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
Foster LaneLondonEC2V 6BN
- +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
For comprehensive independently assessed accessible information for Goldsmiths Hall, please see the DisabledGo website
- Accessible Bathroom Facilities
- Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
- Accessible Venue Facilities
- Assistance dogs welcome
- Access into the Building
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Attraction Facilities
- Patron toilets
- Booking Facilities
- Advance booking only
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry