The museum is housed in the Victorian Dock Offices designed by Christopher G Wray and originally opened in 1871. Inside there are exhibits documenting Hull's maritime activities from the late 18th century to present including a full-sized whale skeleton, ship models and artefacts from Hull's whaling, fishing and merchant trade.
There are limited pay and display car parking bays nearby. The nearest council car parks are Osbourne Street multi storey car park and Lowgate pay and display car park on Wilberforce Drive. There is a secure covered cycle parking facility opposite, just outside Hull City Hall.
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Curating Turner & The Whale: An Exhibition Tour
Gain an in-depth understanding of the current The Turner & Whale exhibition, with a tour by one of its co-curators Martha Cattell. Free, drop in, 1pm-2pm. 16+
Thu 14 Dec
Free / 01482 300 300
Turner & The Whale
An exhibition that unites Hull’s own whaling collections with works from JMW Turner, Turner & The Whale offers unique insight into Hull’s finest artists and the artistic mind of one of the art world’s most revered landscape painters. On loan from the Tate’s national collection, Turner’s three rare whaling scenes…