Standing proudly at the centre of this historic town, The Piece Hall is a must-see on any visitor’s list. Originally built in 1779 by the wool merchants of the town as a place to trade cloth, it is now the only surviving building of its kind anywhere in the UK.

Home to a heritage centre, art gallery, shops, cafés, restaurants and bars, with a programme of tours, activities and events, a visit to The Piece Hall is a unique experience for groups.



Over its almost 250 year history, The Piece Hall has been home to the weird, the wonderful & the fantastical. Pre-book an exclusive guided tour with one of our knowledgeable heritage guides who will lead you on a journey of discovery telling the stories of The Piece Hall from the Georgian period right through to the current day. Your Guide will lead your group around the grand colonnades and delve deeper into The Piece Hall’s captivating past.

Group Tours are £6 per person.

If you would like to book a tour please contact the Box Office on 01422 525200 or via email.

If you are a charity, community group or young people’s group please get in contact with our Heritage and Learning Team to discuss our tour offers on 01422 525219 or via email.

Guided tours of Halifax town centre can be organised through Calderdale Heritage Walks.



Coaches can drop-off on Blackledge which is next to the South Gate of The Piece Hall.  Alternatively, there is a drop-off point in front of Woolshops on Charles Street.


Coach parking is available at Eureka! but must be booked in advance by calling Eureka! directly on 01422 398468. The cost is £10.


If you are walking to us or getting the train, make your way to the South Gate of The Piece Hall which can be accessed from Blackledge. 


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Explore more of historic Halifax and the Calder Valley with half a day spent exploring The Piece Hall followed by some of Calderdale’s other heritage sites including Halifax Minster, Shibden Hall, Bankfield Museum and Borough Market. For those with a little more time, the towns of Hebden Bridge and Todmorden have plenty to offer.

To explore more of Yorkshire, we’re perfectly located with only a short driving distance to the Brontë Parsonage in Haworth, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and The Hepworth in Wakefield, Last of the Summer Wine Country in Holmfirth and Skipton and the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

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The Piece Hall heritage regeneration project is also supported by Garfield Weston Foundation and The Wolfson Foundation.
The Piece Hall is independently managed by The Piece Hall Trust, a registered charity, number 1156948. Registered in England and Wales, number 08906735.
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