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Interesting Place

I liked it here and found it interesting as I knew very little about the man himself. There’s a lot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
smith1265
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Great find

Loved the mixture of exhibits- seeing the home of Wilberforce , finding out about his life and work... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
carolkite
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Salisbury, 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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23 - 25 High St, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
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+44 1482 300300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I liked it here and found it interesting as I knew very little about the man himself. There’s a lot of information and it’s set out quite spaciously. It could be a bit more user friendly but the house is a nice old building and...More

Thank smith1265
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Museum use to at one time have displays of what those poor slaves had to go through and included a display of the assorted Shackles they where forced to wear, a display showing how they where sold/displayed, the disgusting ways they where treated and...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum used have a very good showing of slavery and William Wilberforce. It sadly now has only continual reading of the story of Wilberforce. It's fine for students and adults who are happy to stand and read copious amounts of literature but not good...More

Thank moonmaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the mixture of exhibits- seeing the home of Wilberforce , finding out about his life and work and of course gaining insights into the salvery in UK and those who worked to abolish it. The gardens were beautiful - well worth a visit, and...More

Thank carolkite
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I have been here many times over the years, first as a day trip for myself when I was younger and have then gone on to bring my own child, family members and trips with work over the years. The history is amazing and really...More

Thank Neomi T
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is very well laid out and compact. A great way to spend an hour or two. Highly recommend.

Thank Bullens
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

A museum that not only deals with Wilberforce and his battle to abolish slavery in parliament,but also were the slaves came from, their harrowing lives. A great educational experience.

Thank Sid N
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This house is in the "museum quarter" of Hull, so you can see four museums on one visit - although I spent a good hour at the birth place of Wilberforce and could have spent longer. The house itself is impressive, although there is little...More

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 24 May 2018

it gate to see but always stays the same it good for your kids two see schools visit here two well if you like to see thing like this id pop here as a one off

Thank andycowles49
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Famed for his work against the Slave Trade the preservation of his home gives you an insight not only into his life but that of the period with so much "untouched" for all these years, well worth a visit to see how they lived back...More

Thank JednSasha
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tykeone1
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Response from susanproctor385 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sorry I hadn't spotted your question earlier.
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Jackie H
9 March 2017|
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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!
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