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Hull & East Riding Museum

36 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 613902
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Lots to see, but a little tired.

This museum was great, lots of interesting artifacts to see and some interactive bits. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
There was much more here than I expected.

The exhibits here range from prehistoric times through all the major "ages" and include a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Knaresborough, 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 through an Iron Age village, enter a Roman bath house and look at the stunning mosaics. Discover a mysterious crew of wooden warriors and see our horde of Viking treasure
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“roman mosaics” (31 reviews)
“iron age” (31 reviews)
“bronze age” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
36 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 613902
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum was great, lots of interesting artifacts to see and some interactive bits. Some of the displays are looking a little tired, but the museum is totally free so you cannot complain too much about that.

Thank Catherine2311
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibits here range from prehistoric times through all the major "ages" and include a wealth of information about the various peoples and tribes who lived in the area. I was surprised by the amount of stuff on view and particularly impressed by the extensive...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is next door to the Street Life museum and are easily done together. My kids are quite young so we tend to visit them often, but spend less time in each. I think this is a great little museum as it is about the...More

Thank danchaofan
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

After a visit to the noisy "The Deep" aquarium, this was a welcome change. Fascinating museum with modern features, but not succumbing to the trend of adding so many "multimedia" thingies that the actual exhibits nearly get lost among them. Focus is on archaeology from...More

Thank IntoTheNorth
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Strapped for time - and got too engaged with the prehistoric galleries to be able to do justice to what was on offer on the later periods. There is obviously a temptation to skip lightly over the early peoples as we have no written material...More

Thank Barzini
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We had been visiting the Museum Quarter but didnt know whether we would enjoy a museum which focussed on Roman and prehistoric topics. However we were pleasantly surprised. The Museum is very well curated and takes you on a winding journey through history. We particularly...More

1  Thank chilton
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Go here first and you can start the History lesson of Hull in a chronological order. This has so much to see exhibits start at the Ice Age but you can read on earlier eras. Try to walk the correct way (unless you are going...More

Thank FootienBeer
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We couldn't believe the amazing displays as we wandered across wonderful exhibits from across the ages. We picked up a leaflet to highlight some items on display which gave us a focus. This deserves more publicity as it is a delight.As it says, it boasts...More

1  Thank marg826
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Returning after many years of absence this museum is a jewel. Where city and surrounding countryside have come together to reach back to Roman and Norse times to portray this almost forgotten corner of England. The whole collection is an excellent initiative and worthy of...More

Thank PeterCarr255108
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Super little museum, lots to see. Ideal for adults as well as children. Excellent presentation in every area and no entrance fee. Loved the woolly mamouth!

Thank Blueboy555
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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.
Les B
22 January 2015|
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