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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
+44 1472 323345
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Lovely couple of hours

Myself and my partner came here for a little bit of a day out. It took us an hour to walk round the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Casey T
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Tour of Ross Tiger. 1950's Grimsby Trawler

Visiting with an individual with a mental health condition staff were extremely polite and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David c
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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 premiere fishing port'. Come and see their story!
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
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+44 1472 323345
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"interesting insight"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Myself and my partner came here for a little bit of a day out. It took us an hour to walk round the museum and about an hour to do the Ross Tiger tour. It would be a fantastic thing to do with children, very...More

Thank Casey T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting with an individual with a mental health condition staff were extremely polite and compassionate. There is lots of sights to see concerning the fishing industry. Nice clean cafe for refreshments.

Thank David c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find, big car park. Excellent Museum numerous rooms to explore, the scenes cover all aspects of living with documents smells and temperatures associated with the fishing period in Grimsby up to the present time. The Museum has lots of original artefacts, pictures etc...More

Thank Maurice J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

superb.like time travel, going back in time. staff happy and very helpful. loved it, been 3 times. also had lambretta just like one on show. happy days

Thank lenfeaton
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good friends from Warwickshire came for a visit ,they had not been to Grimsby before what better way to find out a bit of Grimsby history than to visit the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Center . We all signed in before we entered the museum,you could...More

Thank philip b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can highly recommend a visit to the Heritage Centre. My Grandfather and Great Grandfather were in the fishing industry, therefore I connected with the exhibits straight away. The sounds the sights and the smells were amazing, so very interesting and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Jayne B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last week and really enjoyed it. Much better than your usual museums! Recreates the atmospheres, sounds and smells of life on the trawlers and shows how hard life was for the trawler men and their families. Well worth a visit and very reasonably priced....More

Thank Anne R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well worth a visit the museum is set out with authentic rooms, a pub and other occupations, ships galley etc.

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The heritage centre is a wonderful experience. A tour of a trawler, different exhibits bought to life by amazingly life like figures in settings which made you feel you had stepped back in time, high waves and a mini harbour with a shrimp boat and...More

Thank SheilaEngland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to arrive with just over ten minutes to spare before the first Trawler tour of the day , we had read the detailed information outside the venue on a display board so we knew it would be good and it certainly...More

Thank Carl S
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suzyp169
18 April 2017|
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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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Chrissie W
14 February 2016|
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Hello! We do offer meals at our Galley Cafe! This serves sandwiches, paninis, toasties, etc. We also serve a delicious breakfast in the mornings. A selection of hot drinks, including Twinings herbal teas and coffee from... More
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Jamgem84
11 August 2015|
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Our thanks for your query. We must also point out that the historic trawler, ROSS TIGER, is not accessible to pushchairs and wheelchairs or those with mobility difficulties. This is due to a number of high door sills and... More
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