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Hull & East Riding Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Journey back to Roman Britain and the Saxon invasion

Hull & East Riding Museum holds the most comprehensive collection of excavated Roman mosaic-tile... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Free Museum!

Situated within the Museum Quarter and free to enter, the Hull & East Riding Museum is a must to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“roman mosaics”(36 reviews)
“iron age”(31 reviews)
“woolly mammoth”(28 reviews)
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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
36 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 613902
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All reviewsroman mosaicsiron agewoolly mammothbronze ageprehistoric timesanglo saxonice agemiddle agesfree entrywell worth a visitchildren and adultsinteresting thingson displaygift shopwilberforce houseall agescouple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Warhol1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank weeezoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank RandRH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must take my hat off to the city of Hull for its ability to keep a huge range of cultural centres free for visitors and locals alike. This lovely little museum is positively crammed full of all the usual suspects but from the point...More

1  Thank Auds632
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is always a revelation when I go round this museum great layout fantastic exhibits and it is all FREE

Thank marfleet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked through centurys without taking hours to do it. Interesting to think that Mammoths walked round Hull.

Thank Irene N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum uses artefacts from around the region alongside models to illustrate the entire history of humans in Hull. It takes you (in chronological order) from 75000 years to the middle ages. There are some wonderful reconstructions and the information is interesting without overloading the...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff very interesting exhibits with lots to read and see something for everyone. Nice shop at the end. Toilets, a woolly mammoth which was fab. Definately worth a visit

Thank katherineDerbyshire
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This museum has displays ranging from fossils, the wooly mammoth, the Iron Age, Celtics, and Medieval ages. It's worth a visit for anyone interesting in history.

Thank Angie C
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March 14, 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
January 22, 2015|
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