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Streetlife Museum of Transport

High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1PS, England
+44 1482 300300
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A great FREE morning out with Kids

I can't believe this is free! We've paid good money in the south to see a whole lot less! An... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fun day out

We spent a couple of hours here recently while in Hull for the weekend. Really good displays... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Climb aboard at the Streetlife Museum of Transport and enjoy all the sights, sounds and smells of the past. Admission to the Streetlife Museum is free. Experience 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940's high street, board a tram or enjoy the pleasures of our carriage ride.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1PS, England
+44 1482 300300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't believe this is free! We've paid good money in the south to see a whole lot less! An excellent collection of exhibits, the two penny arcade was a particular favourite with the kids but they also enjoyed the coach ride. The staff were...More

Thank cityhullfan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here recently while in Hull for the weekend. Really good displays, especially liked the old shops. Definitely worth a visit if in town.

Thank Tired-out-dad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for the time and found it really interesting. Seeing the old vehicles and things from mine and my parents younger days in the shop/street area was brilliant, brought back memories. Well worth a visit if in Hull and a full day can be spent...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been here a few times for open days etc, very nostalgic, takes you back to the good old days where the sweet shops are and old toy shops, and of course on the old buses, trams, horse carriges, even an old carriage simulator with voices...More

Thank Maximus S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The StreetLife Museum is located in the Old Town's Museum Quarter. Here you will see the sights, hear the sounds and smell Hull's past. You can walk down an old high street, visit an old railway station and climb aboard old buses. Recommended.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Quite an interesting place to visit. Lots of different stuff to see. Gives you a good insight into the old transport. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Located in an interesting part of the city, next to Wlberforce house museum, so tying in the visits...More

1  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited the Streetlife Museum as part of my itinerary of seeing Hull in its capacit of the U.K Capital of Culture for 2017. The transport exhibits are most interesting with several trams and buses, and some of the buses are used as special exhibits...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit with cars I had seen nowhere else. A very pleasant garden was attached with seats to rest my weary bones.

Thank SteveAmbleside
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Amazing how much there is in this two storey building. put it on your list to visit, and it won't cost you a penny to get in. Make a donation though. I took a 15 and a 12 year old. It's...More

Thank Bumpking
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an interesting look back at the past of how we all got around. Well worth a visit to see all the various modes of transport from carriages to more modern vehicles

Thank angelastocks
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3 May 2017|
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Response from HCandLHelp | Property representative |
Hi Amanda. There is no charge for visitors to Streetlife be they individuals or groups but if you could let me know the date, approximate time and number of people in your party it would be very helpful so we could make sure... More
14 March 2017|
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Response from HCandLHelp | Property representative |
Good Morning. The Streetlife Museum has very good wheelchair access with a lift to the first floor and disabled toilet facilities. The museum is quite 'open plan' though there are a couple of narrower areas but they should... More
16 February 2017|
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Response from HCandLHelp | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, you will be fine getting round most of the exhibition spaces on the ground floor which is where the motor transport collection is housed (buses, trams, cars, trains and even an aeroplane)! It also houses our... More