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Museum, from 8 Aug 2015, free entry


Hands On History, The Old Grammar School

Hands On History, The Old Grammar School


South Church Side,

Events at this Venue


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.

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled accessFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 8 Aug 2015
Sat 22 Aug 2015
Sat 5 Sep 2015
Sat 19 Sep 2015
Sat 3 Oct 2015
Sat 17 Oct 2015
Sat 31 Oct 2015
Sat 14 Nov 2015
Sat 28 Nov 2015
Sat 12 Dec 2015
Opening Times:
12.00pm to 4pm


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