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The Hull People's Memorial Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hull history

This is the place to go if you are interested in Hull history it takes you through Hull’s bombing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
paulinelangley1950
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First time visit

Was walking through the streets looking around and came across the jem ,I love my family history... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
xamz10x
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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The Hull People's Memorial Exhibition Centre is the only People's Museum of Kingston upon Hull at war. It began with an appeal to build The Hull People's Memorial, a memorial to those who lived or died in the city during the German bombings of World...more
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8-9 Whitefriargate, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 2ER, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this little treasure while strolling down the street and I'm delighted we went inside. Very welcoming, helpful and knowledgeable volunteers and plenty of fascinating artefacts and displays to look at. They can help you with advice on researching your family members who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go if you are interested in Hull history it takes you through Hull’s bombing in WW2 and much much more , it is a fantastic place to visit, it has everything you want to see. The place is full of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty to see in this memorial Musem with chatty knowledgeable attendants. Shows how much damage had been sustained during the war . Also how the field hospital looked

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Was walking through the streets looking around and came across the jem ,I love my family history and also anything related to the world wars. Music was playing spoke to a lovely man who was working there and a customer who told me about researching...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank xamz10x
Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Wow, thank you xamz10x, what great feedback. Our volunteers are certainly passionate about their subject and always try their best to make everyone welcome. Our collection is made up from a mixture of donations and one or two items from the volunteers. We have volunteers...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is in the heart of the city but looks like it is a shop! I was unaware of its existence and nearly walked past it! The building is on two floors and rammed full of military memorabilia and very interesting displays, books, maps,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review and photograph, sabatinnis. So glad that you found us and hope that you will spread the word among your family and friends. There is a lot to learn about Kingston upon Hull's war, so many secrets still locked...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

A must visit. A museum crammed with stuff and very informative. Free entry but donations welcome. An absolute gem for Hull. Will go again.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ann Y
Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you Ann Y, so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Next time you come see if you can spot the changes as nothing seems to stay the same for more that an hour in this place! Thank you too for the donations hint ......More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

What an amazing find in the middle of a shopping street! Well worth a visit - and a donation. Hull really suffered during WW2, and the peoples' testimony is important to hear.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you Avburr, I especially like the "... and a donation." bit! So glad that you found us during your visit to Whitefriargate, and especially knowing that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I also paused as I heard the WW2 music. When I went in there was a very friendly reception. I mentioned that my family came from Hull and there was an immediate offer for someone to do internet searches for me to find info on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for your very positive review Kevin T. We are so pleased to have been able to help you discover a little more about your own family hero ancestor. It is also that you enjoyed your visit to the Hull History Centre as we...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

great little museum on the first world war. very friendly staff. nice museum. free entry. very nicely done with displays that appeal to children and make them able to imagine what happened. volunteers always prepared to give more information. very much worth a visit.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you your very positive review AnnekeBvN. I shall pass your feedback on to the rest of the team who will be thrilled with your remarks. They all try their very best to have something different to offer every time you visit so call again...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Didn't know about this museum but we're drawn in by the WW2 music. Once inside, what a wonderful experience and enthusiastic volunteers! The displays were excellent. Will be back next time I visit Hull 🙂More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Alan B, Chair at The Hull People's Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you so much for your excellent review barb2601, and thank you for calling in. We will look forward to meeting you on your next visit and, if you have any military ancestors, please bring some info' with you and we will do a little...More

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Entry is free but you are always welcome to leave a donation to help with the building of the Hull People's Memorial.
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