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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
+44 1472 323345
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An excellent heritage museum

A very informative and well-presented museum which gave an insight into both the off and on shore... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MikenMissy
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Well worth a visit. Museum very well laid out with lots of information on hand. Lots of hands on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike S
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Pakefield, null, 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 premiere fishing port'. Come and see their story!
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Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very informative and well-presented museum which gave an insight into both the off and on shore lives of the fisherman who risked so much to bring their catch home. The tour progresses through the various stages of a voyage and the realistic settings (with...More

Thank MikenMissy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit. Museum very well laid out with lots of information on hand. Lots of hands on areas for children as well. Tour around trawler very interesting and lots of interesting info and facts given. Staff throughout very friendly and helpful. Small cafe...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some friends visiting us from Australia, and wanted to go to fishing heritage centre, as her forefathers were all fishermen on Grimsby trawlers, my friend found the tour excellent, and now feels she can find out more of her ancestors, they also went...More

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really fun not pushchair friendly but does have a lift and is great for children I took a5 year old and a one year old they both enjoyed it and went round more than once

Thank kitten1993
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolute gem of an attraction ! Lovely building, terrific museum, each section is a surprise when you go through the door and it so well laid out, also suitable for all age groups and just the best value with such a low admission...More

Thank Nicky L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called here on spec on a wet and windy November afternoon. It is a great place to visit. Considering that the fishing industry is another like coal mining, steel making, slate etc etc that has all but disappeared in the last 40years this centre has...More

Thank 453barryf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent place to visit, try to start with a tour of the trawler so you can get a better understanding of the exhibits in the centre. Our tour guide, Bob, had been a trawler skipper and was able to bring the boat...More

Thank WillC78
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Our friends think it is very good about thee fishing industry and they need to advertise it more. There is a ship what is also intereating.

Thank Edith E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

There's so much to see at the Heritage Centre,Wonderful for the kids from Grimsby and surrounding areas to see what happened years ago in there Communities Also Adults will enjoy too.

Thank momac1952
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Well worth a wonder round, a great insight into the fishing industry of grimbo and surrounding towns and villages, allow a couple of hours for viewing exhibitions

Thank scottishgrass
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suzyp169
18 April 2017|
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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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