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Hull & East Riding Museum

36 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 613902
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Highly recommended...

Located in the Old Town's Museum Quarter. This is a much bigger Museum than it looks from the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michael H
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Wonderful Roman Mosaics

Who knew that Hull was home to such wonderful collection of Roman mosaics? Great Museum, one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canterbury, 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 good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“iron age” (28 reviews)
“roman mosaics” (25 reviews)
“bronze age” (14 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 6 days ago

Located in the Old Town's Museum Quarter. This is a much bigger Museum than it looks from the outside. About the first thing you see is a huge mammoth. The Museum takes you through the history of the Hull and East Riding area from pre-historic...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who knew that Hull was home to such wonderful collection of Roman mosaics? Great Museum, one of four that make up Hull's Museum quarter and really worth a visit. Free.

Thank lynneG91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just about as good as a free museum can get. Tracing the history of Hull and the East Riding from prehistoric times - with woolly mammoth and all - through to modern times, it does so so brilliantly. Each room or section focuses...More

Thank Tunes79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is about the history of the area ...in a short visit you can have a look of interesting remains from the bronze age to the XVI century fount around Hull. Children will like it...not very big indeed

Thank fra53mio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is fabulous. It has an excellent Roman section of exhibits as well as old, iron age boats found sunk in nearby rivers. It has the most fascinating collections of pottery and objects as well as anthropological exhibits. You can spend many an hour...More

1  Thank Jean A
HCandLHelp, Public Relations Manager at Hull & East Riding Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jean. Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it was going to be an odd collection but it was wonderful from ice age to Iron Age to the romans some amazing mosaics better than many I've seen recently in Pompeii - it's very interactive lots to see and really fun for...More

Thank edwmagee
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We spent the day exploring Hull and the museums. Unfortunately, we saw this one last and I really wish we would have been able to spend more time. The displays and presentation were so engaging. I loved the details and journey through the times. I.cannot...More

Thank Tabaxi
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Brilliant! Love it! Kids never get bored of it. Travel through time...for FREE! A real Viking long boat & artifacts from thousands of years ago. Roman villa with real mosaics. Everywhere you turn there's something to see.

Thank HBroad2017
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

From the Ice Age; Woolly Mammoth; through to excavations of Iron Age & Bronze Age settlements; 3500 year old boats silted up in the Humber; and to Roman Villas complete with their mosaics and a stunning Roman glass collection; and on to Medieval woodwork -...More

1  Thank omipalone
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A deceptive museum, you think that you will not be there very long but the interior surprises you with so much to see. Walking through the museum you are taken through the various ages, a real highlight is the collection of Roman Mosiacs. It is...More

Thank Ian M
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14 March 2017|
Response from davidzmitchell | Reviewed this property |
Here is the statement from their website. Hope this helps:- Facilities and access at Hull and East Riding Museum Accessible lift Wheelchair ramp Male and female toilets Disabled toilet Baby changing Assistance dogs... More
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23 January 2015|
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