Place to Go

Wilberforce House – Hull – Free
The birthplace and residence of William Wilberforce, who campaigned against the slave trade in the 19th century
Streetlife Museum – Hull – Free
Climb aboard at Streetlife Museum of Transport with all the sights, sounds and smells of the past. Admission to the Streetlife Museum is free. Experience 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940’s high street, board a tram or enjoy the pleasures of a carriage ride.
Maritime Museum – Hull – Free
Discover more about Hull’s maritime heritage
Hands on History Museum – Hull – Free
Hands on History includes a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times and also features the Egyptian Gallery. The gallery is home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and unique replicas of King Tutankhamun’s treasures.
From majestic mammoths to Saxon invaders, visitors to the Hull and East Riding museum of archaeology can look forward to an experience that is unique, educational and, above all, fun. You can walk through an Iron Age village and see Iron Age weaponry, or enter a Roman bath house and look at the stunning mosaics. You can even come and see our horde of Viking treasure!
Arctic Corsair- Hull –Free
Come aboard Hull’s last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair. You’ll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds.

Spurn Lightship – Hull – Free
The Spurn Lightship guided ships safely through the treacherous River Humber for almost 50 years. Step aboard to discover how it was used as a navigational aid and find out what life was like on board.
Fort Paull – Paull near Hedon
A Napoleonic era fortress with museum, armouries and military vehicles.
Dinostar – Hull
Dinostar is Hull's Dinosaur Experience, with a unique exhibition of dinosaurs and fossils.
Murton Park is the home of the Yorkshire Museum of Farming, with regular family events in York and fun things to do related to farming and rural life.
Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of the city centre some of Britain's finest Roman and Viking finds are displayed in the museum.

Jorvik –York
Jorvik takes you through York's Viking history in a wonderful underground journey.

National Railway Museum is free and is a must for rail enthusiasts young and old.

York Minster is the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe.

Art Galleries
Ferens Art Gallery – Hull – Free
Ferens Art Gallery has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures.
The Guildhall – Hull – Free
The Guildhall has a public collection that includes fine art, sculpture, furniture and the Civic Insignia and silver. The Guildhall is a prestigious historic building, with acres of oak and walnut panelling, marble floors and the city’s old courts and cells. The Hull Tapestry can also be seen at the Guildhall. Entry to the Guildhall is free and the tapestry can be viewed without booking a guided tour.

Stately Homes
Burnby Hall Gardens – Pocklington
Delightful gardens in Pocklington
Burton Agnes Hall and Gardens – Burton Agnes nr Driffield
An Elizabethan stately home.
Burton Constable Hall – nr Skirlaugh
An Elizabethan stately home.
Castle Howard – NE of York
My mum’s favourite stately home.
Sledmere House – Nr Driffield
A lovely stately home with a gorgeous Turkish room.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens – Bridlington
Lovely hall and Gardens and a small zoo. A great little road train to connect you to the centre of Bridlington.

Indoor Ballparks- Children’s play centres
A great indoor children’s play centre. There is also a factory shop and you can do factory tours.
Big Fun – Hull
An indoor play centre
Kinderland – Hull
An indoor play centre

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