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The Hands on History Museum, in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied, houses the story of Hull and its people. Entry to the museum is free. Hands on History includes a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times, the Story of Hull...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
South Church Side | Hull Culture & Leisure, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1RR, England
Had a fantastic visit this afternoon with my partner, 3yo and baby. Lots of interaction with the displays, including dress up, toys and smelly things to sniff, this is a great museum for the kids and it's a shame it's not open more often.
Strange opening hours so check before you visit. But if you enjoy telling your grandchildren what things were like ‘when you were a lad’ it can be a great 45min to 1 hour session. You are encouraged to dress up using the smocks and uniforms...More
The kids love this place. Shame its only open twice a month! 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month. Council cut backs ensured that visiting this fabulous building is limited. Dress up in historical clothes play at Victorian teachers then travel upstairs to a journey...More
The Hands on History Museum is housed in the old 17th century Grammar School in Hull where William Wilberforce studied. It is worth seeing both for the building and for the displays on the story of Hull and its people including glimpse into Victorian times,...More
I never knew about this museum but popped in for a look as we were passing this weekend. The museum is fantastic!! Downstairs has a Victorian theme with toys/dressing up clothes and school desks, upstairs is history from Egyptian times up to present day. Shame...More
A little gem with a real mummy, and also a copy of some of the furniture from Tutankhamun's tomb.
Also has an interesting display of victorian Hull.
What a shame it is only open on the 2nd and 4th Saturday in the month.