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Hull Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Educational and Informative

Crammed with information and pictures by the dozen, plenty of models and some unusual displays... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Anthony P
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Popped in

Popped in whilst walking past with my fiancée and it was worth the visit. Free entry and lots to... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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If you would like to discover more about Hull's maritime heritage, come and enjoy free admission to the city's Maritime Museum. The museum is housed in the Victorian Dock Offices in Queen Victoria Square. These nautical themed offices were designed...more
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9 Queen Victoria Square, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3DX, England
+44 1482 300300
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All reviews whaling industry polar bear model ships court room turner paintings well worth a visit cod wars whale skeleton free entry fishing history great insight beautiful building city centre two floors interesting displays on display queen victoria
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Crammed with information and pictures by the dozen, plenty of models and some unusual displays. Particularly liked the model showing what would have been seen in years past from the window. Could do with better signs to indicate the optimum route.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in whilst walking past with my fiancée and it was worth the visit. Free entry and lots to look at and learn. If you’re interested in history of whalers and ships then this is definitely a good place to pop into. Very interesting and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarkMckie
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This museum occupies a stunning building in the city centre. It is on two floors, plus a mezzanine floor and covers the history of all things maritime relating to Hull, from the earliest boats up to modern day fishing and even the Falklands War. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

As the title suggests this museum concentrates on shipping and fishing especially in Hull over the years. There are lots of paintings and models of fishing trawlers, steam liners, whaling vessels and lots of information about each exhibit. The first section covers the whaling industry...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SGC60
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This Museum is in the centre of Hull and free to enter. It is housed in the Victorian Custom House. The staff are very welcoming. It has galleries on whaling, commercial shipping and, currently, an exhibition of paintings of those involved in the industry, with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roland D
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Really helpful staff. Nice welcome. Loads to see , they now close at 4.30 pm The exhibit s are very interesting. And it’s Free You must go and support this great venue Cher’s. Cliff

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 340cliffw
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful use of the old dock building to house a maritime museum. Really interesting displays including some history about the building itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Although we had resided in Hull and visited other attractions, this was one we were always going to do but never got around to it. What a find! There is a wealth of education within these walls, and being honest, if you are very young...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Hull Maritime Museum is a prominent building in the centre of the city. Free to enter (donations welcomed) there are several floors of maritime artefacts to explore. Well worth a visit whether you are interested in this topic, or not.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RandRH
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Located in the middle of the town between the Old Hull and Newer Hull city centre. Its all about ships, the catching of Whales and other maritime history. The best part for me about this museum is about the catching of Whales with the method,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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5 July 2018|
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Response from FMW13 | Reviewed this property |
Follow P signs then walk. There's nowhere right at the doorstep as it's in the town centre. We found a multi-storey by the marina.
13 July 2017|
Response from Firemanfrank | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peter... I've never seen pets in the museum. There are priceless artefacts that could suffer irreparable damage especially if a large very unruly dog misbehaved and therefore i would imagine the policy will be to admit... More