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Feren’s Art Gallery – Jason Wilsher-Mills: Are We There Yet?

Jason Wilsher-Mills: Are We There Yet? Exhibition runs 24th February to 2nd June 2024 Join us at the Ferens for a colourful journey into the imagination and experiences of disabled…

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Hull Maritime – Free Guided Tours

Learn more about the city’s heritage and Hull Maritime’s future with our White Badge accredited volunteers. Starting at the Museum Quarter, outside Hull and East Riding Museum on High Street,…

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Sutton & Wawne Museum

A free, educational museum inside Sutton’s old school. Built 1859 the oldest school building in Hull still used for education purposes, and the last ‘All-age School’ in England, closed 1976….

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Jorvik Viking Centre York

With an updated ride experience and state-of-the-art galleries showcasing our unique collection of 1,000-year-old artefacts, visit JORVIK Viking Centre to discover York’s fascinating Viking legacy. Travel around 10th century York,…

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The Bayle Museum, Bridlington

Temporarily closed, due to re-open March 2024. Small museum in Bridlington detailing the history of the town and the local area, with lots of interesting artifacts and exhibits. Open on…

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What Was Here?

‘What Was Here?’, Your Window on the Past. Get this FREE app and discover the past of the East Yorkshire region with historical photos & maps, brought to you by…

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Hornsea Museum

There’s something for all the family at Hornsea Museum. 18th century farmhouse, outbuildings and garden with play area, 18th century barn, cottages. Victorian rooms, exhibition areas, over 2000 pieces of…

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Beverley Guildhall

Grade 1 listed building with stunning Georgian courtroom, plus 2 exhibition rooms with local items. Specifically for children are: Dress up as a judge in the courtroom or have a…

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Lotherton Hall

Large parklands, play areas, picnic area and zoo with aviaries, penguins and some animals to explore. Tea room, stables and often run special events, house also open to look around….

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Baysgarth Park & Baysgarth House Museum

Baysgarth Park is a safe environment for families and visitors of all ages to enjoy and appreciate its natural beauty. It has lots of green open spaces for family picnics…

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Wassand Hall

A fine Regency House with gardens, parks and a woodland walk. Open on selected days during the warmer months. Closes over Winter. Dogs on leads are welcome. Located between Seaton…

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Hull History Centre

Hull History Centre holds all of the cities archives. Also runs children’s activities (usually the 1st Saturday of the month) and family events – see Events Calendar for details Open…

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Royal Armouries Museum Leeds

History brought to life with live combat demonstrations, dramatic performances, talks and tours throughout the exhibition. Explore arms and armour from across the world and through time over five floors…

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Yorkshire Air Museum

A fantastic family day out at this great air museum near York, with lots of exhibitions, historic planes and vehicles set on a large site. Also a gift shop and…

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Burton Constable Hall

Beautiful house to look around, plus stables, large grounds and parks to explore. Also a lovely cafe and gift shop on site. Look out for lots of special events. Dogs…

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Brodsworth Hall

Victorian country house with lovely gardens to explore, and an adventure playground and tearooms. Located 5 miles north west of Doncaster. Reduced opening times over Winter, then daily over the…

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Skidby Windmill & Museum of Rural Life

Museum inside the working windmill with children’s activities. Open Saturdays and Sundays only, 10.00am-12.30pm and 1.00pm-5.00pm, last admissions 4.15pm. Modest admission charges apply. Good cafe in the courtyard and play…

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Streetlife Museum

Old buses and trams that children can climb on and scenes from olden day Hull to explore. Experience 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940’s high…

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Hull Maritime Museum

Temporarily closed for refurbishment. Museum of Hulls maritime past. Free entry. Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3DX. 01482 300300

Hull & East Riding Museum

Walk through various ages of history. 235 million years of history is brought to life, with mammoths, Saxon invaders, an Iron Age village, a Roman bath house and stunning mosaics….

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Hands on History Museum

Set in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied, a history museum including the history of Hull. This gallery is home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and…

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Ferens Art Gallery

Free art gallery in Hull city centre. Explore a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, plus there is a regular program of temporary exhibitions and events. Includes a very good…

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Spurn Lightship

Closed – The Spurn Lightship is being refurbished and re-homed. It’s free to climb aboard Hull Marina’s iconic boat – The Spurn Lightship – which guided ships safely through the…

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The Guildhall, Hull

Historic building and home of art and sculpture exhibitions including the Hull Tapestry. Entry is free. Guildhall, Hull, HU1 2AA. 01482 300300

Arctic Corsair

Climb aboard Hull’s last surviving sidewinder trawler and explore the ship moored on the river Hull. Free guided tours are available. The Arctic Corsair is now closed to the public ahead…

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Treasure House & Beverley Art Gallery

Temporarily closed for refurbishment. Heritage centre and museum with plenty of activities for children, including hands on interactive exhibits, historical costumes to try on, and colouring sheets. Also a great…

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National Railway Museum York

Great day out for children. Large display of trains and old steam engines some of which children can get on, historic station, activities, outdoor play area and miniature train, good…

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Elsham Hall Gardens & Country Park

Approx half an hours drive from Hull over the Humber Bridge. Large walled gardens to explore, lakes where you can feed the fish, paddocks, chickens and small animals and a…

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Normanby Hall Country Park

Large parklands to explore, historic house and gardens, playground with ride on railway, good farming museum with children’s activities. They also have a Splash Pad for children which is open…

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Burton Agnes Hall

Hall, gardens and gift shop open every day 11am until 5pm. With a fabulous adventure playground, enchanted woodland village, giant board games, willow dens and a trail to follow, children…

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Sledmere House

Large grounds with deer to explore and garden area. Adventure play area and rare breeds farm are great for children. Extra activities run during school holidays. Plus the Farm Shop,…

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Sewerby Hall & Gardens

Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers a great mix of heritage, interactive trails, play areas and a zoo. Explore the house, wander around the gardens, or take the land train from…

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Burnby Hall Gardens & Museum

Large gardens to explore with children’s activities on the way round. Huge lake with large fish to feed. Also a nice play area, museum and good cafe which has children’s…

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Hull Minster

Hull’s most historic church, very friendly and welcoming and open most days to have a look around inside. Hull Minster is located in the heart of the Old Town Hull….

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