This 17th century merchant's house, the former home of William Wilberforce (1759-1833) a famous 18th century moral campaigner, is the worlds oldest museum about slavery.. It was built in 1626 and is now a museum which tells the moving
story of his success in his fight to abolish slavery. This house include journals and items that belonged to William Wilberforce. There are costumes, dolls and a number of items of local interest.
Situated In High St. in the old town between the River Hull and Lowgate.
Open all the year round at the following times :-
Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 1.30pm to 4.30pm Last admission 30 minutes prior to closing. Free Admission.
This is the only remaining fort in Yorkshire with Civil War and Napoleonic origins and is the 4th built on this site. There are displays which take
you through many different periods in history, with many exhibits within the many tunnels and underground rooms, including period artillery and waxworks. The history of the fort has been varied and it includes being an Ammunition Depot during the 2nd world war.
This is also now the home of the world's only Blackburn Beverley Transport Aircraft, which is now open to visitors.
There is the Duke of York Bar/Restaurant and Churchill Tea Rooms. Daily Craft fair.
Situated 4 miles from Kingston Upon Hull, off the A1033 Hedon Road to the village of Paull.
Opening Times, British Summer Time. 10am to 6pm. (Last entry 4pm.)
Opening Times, Winter Period (G.M.T.) 11am to 4pm. Closed on Mondays
Closed from 1st December to 1st February and also on Mondays throughout Winter Season.
Admission Charges.. Adults £4.50
Concessions £3.00 (Children under 16 and pensioners)
Family Ticket. (2 Adults, 2 Children) £12.00
Discounts... English Heritage
This Spurn Lightship was built in 1927 in Goole and was positioned south-east of Spurn point until 1959, it was then
transferred to the Bull station. After it's life in the Humber Estuary guiding shipping to safety it was decommissioned in 1975. In 1986 it was put into Kingston Upon Hull marina and is now a Museum.
On it you can see the Masters cabin, the crews quarters and the galley. It was situated at the northern end of Hull Marina, but has recently been moved to a new berth near to Humber Street due work at the top end of dock where footbridge is being built across the busy Castle Street.
The Spurn Lightship closes between October and March.
Please see local press for details of the Opening Times for the Summer. Free Admission.
This Museum is situated behind the Town Hall, St. Augustine's Gate, Hedon.
There are various subjects, including the History of the Town which includes the Ancient Haven, Civic life, trades, Public houses and Wartime experiences.
There are Exhibitions of Painting, Photography, Local crafts which change frequently throughout the year. The Museum is also the despository for local archeology which they display as well as specialist themes and collections.
Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 04:00 pm Admission Free.
This aquarium opened to the public in 2002 and is situated at Sammy's Point (which was named after Martin Samuelson, who had a shipbuilding works there), on the east side of the River Hull where it flows into the Humber estuary, at Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP.
It is regarded as the world's only submarium.The largest tank of the aquarium holds 550,000 imp gallons (2,500,000 litres; 660,000 US gallons) of water and there are over 5,000 animals including sharks, rays, sawfish and a Penguin colony and is also a landmark centre for marine research.
Staff marine biologists look after the animals in The Deep's collection as well as carrying out research into the marine environment.
The Deep is a charitable public aquarium dedicated to increasing people's enjoyment and understanding of the world's oceans.
|ADMISSION Type of ticket||ONLINE||ON THE DAY|
|CHILD (aged 3 to 15)||£9.90||£11.00|
|CHILDREN under 3||FREE||FREE|
|Open daily from 10.00am until 6.00pm. We are closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day|
|Last admission is at 5.00pm, although we recommended you to arrive no later than 4.00pm|
|* In full time education, valid NUS, University card or proof of age is required for school and Sixth form students.|