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Wilberforce House 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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its a must

it takes you in to a world long forgotten and seldom talked about , the educational value of this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Flash C
Inspiring visit

A chance to visit the house of a pioneer of the abolitionism of slavery. This museum is free, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David L
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. Admission to Wilberforce House is free. The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as dealing with...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
23 - 25 High St, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 300300
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Reviewed 6 days ago

it takes you in to a world long forgotten and seldom talked about , the educational value of this place is worth the visit alone , well layed and immaculate presentation

Thank Flash C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A chance to visit the house of a pioneer of the abolitionism of slavery. This museum is free, but please give what you can afford.

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What better place to go during the Freedom Festival than to celebrate the city's great citizen and slave trade abolitionist in this museum. It is situated in an architecturally interesting house and thoroughly gives a survey of slavery both at the time of Wilberforce and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you’re around Hull, this is one of the places to go see. Get to learn about the abolishment of slave trading and more. Very informative.

Thank Madikila
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a day in Hull, visiting the old town. It was my first visit to this town and my friend and I really appreciated the refurbished buildings in the main square. We had lunch near the marina and then walked to the Wilberforce House...More

Thank Avisgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The former home of William Wilberforce is an important visit for all. With displays of Wilberforce's role in the abolition and the history of slavery, this is a both a testament to our barbarous treatment of others but also a celebration of our humanity in...More

Thank Auds632
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Loved the house, fireplaces etc. But was disappointed there wasn't more about the house, lots of slave history to read about. Personally wasn't my cup of tea but was good to learn about the history of the area.

Thank katherineDerbyshire
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Wilberforce Museum is very interesting and a must see for fans of history. I enjoyed reading about Wilberforce and the campaigns against slavery. It was informative and helpful to me as I had no prior knowledge of him before visiting (i'm American).

Thank Angie C
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

After moving away from the city but revisiting some places I was sad to see the museum has changed so much. No more displays depicting the sale of slaves and the living conditions etc, most rooms seemed to bare apart from some reading material on...More

1  Thank 67mow
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a nice time wandering round this museum was really interesting to learn a bit more about the history of the house, owner and the slave trade.

Thank Holly H
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from susanproctor385 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sorry I hadn't spotted your question earlier.
Jackie H
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Response from HCandLHelp | Property representative |
Good Morning. Entrance to Wilberforce House (and all other museum and gallery sites operated by Hull Culture & Leisure) is free. Hope to see you soon!