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Hull & East Riding Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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After a few years of not visiting the museums quarter, my boyfriend and I paid a visit. Before... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom

Always enjoy the museums,lots of local history as well as general. Lots to see and do for all age... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2019
Paignton, United Kingdom
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Enter a world where 235 million years of history is brought to life. From majestic mammoths to Saxon invaders, visitors to the Hull and East Riding museum of archaeology can look forward to an experience that is unique, educational and fun. Walk...more
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36 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 613902
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All reviews roman mosaics iron age woolly mammoth bronze age prehistoric times anglo saxon ice age middle ages celtic village natural history well worth a visit free entry interesting things on display gift shop couple of hours arctic corsair
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

After a few years of not visiting the museums quarter, my boyfriend and I paid a visit. Before heading home we thought to come to the East Riding museum and we had a fantastic time. All the nostalgia still remains and proves to be a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

Always enjoy the museums,lots of local history as well as general. Lots to see and do for all age groups staff friendly and helpful. Parking nearby but not cheap and difficult to know how long to pay for. Free entry and close to other museums...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Excellent local area history, geographical timeline represntation. Neolithic ,Bronze age Iron age, Roman onwards.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank damms7
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The museum was full of information on the early whaling and fishing fleets The loss of life whilst fishing ect,

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Each and every era of local history covered, although the emphasis is on the human era. This does mean there is more to dedicate to Celtic and Saxon eras, ofter overlooked for Romans and Normans and later. A personal note to museums everywhere - why...More

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

Quite quiet on a Saturday morning when I was there. The exhibition starts on the first floor ( good clean toilets on the ground floor) and you see Hull through the various time periods from Neolithic to medieval. There’s a good section with a recreated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Hull & East Riding Museum holds the most comprehensive collection of excavated Roman mosaic-tile floors, possibly in the UK. Also, replicas of ancient Celtic villages and much, much more. An absolute must for any visitor to Hull.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Not a very modern museum in the Museum Quarter but its very interesting, it has Roman, Saxon, natural history and other different cultures to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Situated within the Museum Quarter and free to enter, the Hull & East Riding Museum is a must to visit! For a small building it is crammed with exhibits, including a mammoth and Iron Age village! An in depth history of the city of Hull...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

I don't know how we had missed this gem on our previous visits to the Streetlife museum next door. It seems to have much, much more than the Roman mosiacs that we remembered from many years ago with the museum divided into separate historical ages....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian T
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14 March 2017|
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Response from SutcliffeFamile | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most of it would be accessible in a wheelchair I would think.
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