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Hull History Centre

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Went to ask if they had info on my grandfather's work as an ARP warden. They had his registration... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Kevin T
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Redhill, United Kingdom
Went to,one of the morning local social history lectures

Great morning spent at the centre listening to Hull KR Heritage Group lecture on the history of the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
keithpJ613ZA
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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History Centre Worship Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU2 8BG, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went to ask if they had info on my grandfather's work as an ARP warden. They had his registration card, which I was able to handle nearly 80 years after he did. Really helpful and friendly staff, full of good information.

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Great morning spent at the centre listening to Hull KR Heritage Group lecture on the history of the club and the Rovers Trust

Thank keithpJ613ZA
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Visited June 2018 to review 1970s student union papers. Very useful online catalogue for advance booking of files. Staff in the reading room very helpful: files ready on time and help with paying for taking photos of old magazines. Main library had very interesting shelves...More

Thank sgreenslo
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My fathers family originate for Hull and this place has lots of good books written by locals also maps etc.

Thank Goldenwords
Reviewed 5 February 2018

For me Knowledge has always been a valued treasure..... i came across this little place in search for stories and ideas for my 70's radio show "Flares" Wether your a regular visitor or you've lived in Hull most or all of your life im pretty...More

Thank Mck4y
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The staff spoilt it for us on our visit today. Two of them at the desk, they knew we hadn't visited before and didn't offer to help or show us what equipment and resources were available. As it turns out, we had visited the same...More

1  Thank Felicity69Hull
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We have visited on a number of occasions in the last few years while researching our family history. We have managed to trace where my husbands grandparents and great grandparents were buried. The building itself has interesting architecture although the curved plastic roof of the...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Located away from the shopping areas, behind Hull New Theatre and opposite the central fire station, this building is somewhat of a hidden gem. Architecturally appealing, and educational, it is a valuable resource for researching the history of Hull and beyond. There are plenty of...More

1  Thank Bexster_11
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Absolutely fantastic, great for the old and the young, this place is so educational not just for children but for adults too. Don't miss it.

Thank Percy63Smith
Reviewed 2 September 2017

They regularly hold free activities for families with young children. I took my grandson to the Civil War/Lego activity session. Plenty to keep the children occupied.

Thank irene l
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