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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
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9 Queen Victoria Square, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3DX, England
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
Rated only 3 because no one advised tge closing time on a Friday! We were happily reading the information and watching the video clips for about 25 minutes.... moved further up and most of the rooms upstairs were locked. Museum wardens didnt even explain why...More
This museum has a lot of information on fishing and whaling histories. It is hard to imagine the days when whales were so depended on for light and other resources. The bones of the whales were massive, unbelievable in fact! The narwhal exhibit was my...More
Visited here as my grandfather worked as pier master and father worked in Customs. Interesting exhibits and a film about the docks, which unfortunately was made just before my father started work there. Well laid out museum.
Even though the museum covers Hull as a port for fishing and commercial shipping. There is a part dedicated to the history of the port being involved in the whaling industry.
At the moment there is an exhibition about the P.O. ferry Norland and her...More
Very interesting and informative museum, well worth a visit if interested in Maritime history.
Long established and right in the middle of the city centre almost adjacent to Ferens Art Gallery, also worth a visit.
A bit of a disclaimer upfront - I am from the maritime field in Europe and therefore, my review may be highly biased towards museums like these!
That said, it was a wonderful exhibit of the fishing and whaling maritime culture. Not just of Hull,...More
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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
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 working guide dogs only. For a definitive answer call Hull City Council on Hull 300300.