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Museum, free entry


Hands On History, The Old Grammar School

Hands On History, The Old Grammar School

Hands On History, The Old Grammar School

Hands On History, The Old Grammar School

Hands on History Museum

Hands on History Museum



South Church Side,

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The old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied now houses the story of Hull and its people, including a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times. The Egyptian Gallery is home to a 2,600 year old mummy and unique replicas of King Tutankhamun's treasures.

Hull's oldest secular building c1583, used as a grammar school and merchants hall. Restored 1985-88. First floor, 'The Story of Hull and its People'. The attraction has been developed as a school's curriculum resource centre, featuring the Victorians and Egyptians and is open to the public at daily.

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Opening details

Opening Times:
Open the following Saturdays in 2014 from 12pm to 4pm:

19th July
2nd, 16th and 30th August
13th and 27th September
11th and 25th October
8th and 22nd November
6th and 20th December


Free entry



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Map reference: TA 098285  Lat: 53.74161 Long: -0.33544

By Road:
West M62/A63 (Clive Sullivan Way) and follow signs for city centre. North A1079 (Beverley Road) into city centre.

By Public Transport:
Follow signs for museums.


  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired