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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

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Family afternoon out

We had a fantastic time here,loads of things to see and do for all ages. Brilliant café with a good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jon M
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Grimsby heritage centre

This is s really worthwhile visit. It opens your eyes to the history and decline of our fishing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
721tinkerbell
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Experience the height of the fishing industry of Great Grimsby! A job often described as the 'most dangerous peacetime occupation in the UK', these men literally risked their lives in order to bring home fish to a port described as 'the world's...more
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Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time here,loads of things to see and do for all ages. Brilliant café with a good selection of food and drinks. The guided tour of the fishing boat 'Ross Tiger' was fascinating, given by the boats former skipper. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is s really worthwhile visit. It opens your eyes to the history and decline of our fishing industry. It highlights the dangers faced when fishing in deep water. This centre is a testament to the brave men and boys who sacrificed their lives to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi there " just visited the Grimsby heritage centre " wow " what a fantastic place to visit " sight and sounds and smells " from life on board a fishing trawler " . Just a brilliant day there ' if you are going Grimsby....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 112trev0r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fishing Heritage Centre is an excellent place to take youngsters to see what working in the fishing industry was like. Starting at the top of the ship and working down through the various levels and then out into the environments that the men lived...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank stevemd44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built over 20 years ago with European funding The Fishing Heritage museum started out as a National museum You are transported through the streets of old Grimsby docks area All portrayed with life-like figures Sit in the old pub recreated and talk to the fisherman...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Venture802133
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, learn a out the heritage of the town and the harsh lives that fishermen had to put food on our tables, the staff are fantastic and acknowlegable and great with kids

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank steve p
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

I Weber to the heritage centre on business but this was followed by a public trip around the centre. What a surprise. Some really good exhibits of what life was like at sea. The bunks, the ice room, engine room and the whole experience was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mikegathercole
Reviewed 11 February 2019

I felt that without the trawler in the dock there was not enough to see or do in this museum. And the trawler is rotting away and needs a lot of help to keep it there for the future

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We really enjoyed this museum. It is very well organised and the staff were excellent. Being taken round a trawler by the man who used to be its skipper was a real experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Christine28_12
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

The current exhibition at the Fishing Heritage Centre is wonderful. It shows how multiple cultures from all round the world make up the N E Lincs area. Well worth a visit. There are many beautiful objects to see and heartwarming stories to read. You'll not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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CaroleR636
8 January 2019|
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Response from jacgeo2191 | Reviewed this property |
It is always a second visit as they are always putting on different things like most places do
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Response from Casey T | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park next to it. Due to the fact we didn’t drive I can’t comment on prices and availability sorry.
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suzyp169
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Response from GFHC | Property representative |
We have a large pay and display carpark on the approch to the attraction. There is also a full sized coach bay just outside of our main entrance. This may be booked and used with us at no charge if you are coming on an... More
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