Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum
Queen Victoria Square, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 3RA
  • Telephone 01482 300 300
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 1.30–4.30pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 24–28 & Jan 1.
  • Website www.hullcc.gov.uk
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Maritime Museum

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…

Sat 18 Nov

Free / 01482 300 300

Sun 19 Nov

Free / 01482 300 300

Mon 20 Nov

Free / 01482 300 300

…and 48 more dates until 7 Jan 2018

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