Collections at Hands on History Museum

Get hands-on with our collections spanning archaeology, Ancient Egypt and twentieth-century social history.

There’s so much to discover! From locally-made textiles to Tutankhamun’s treasures, to the Story of Hull and our people.

Explore some of our collections below, then pay us a visit to get hands on with history.

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We’re developing a new Collections database, but in the meantime you can still search on our old site.

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