Streetlife Museum collections

Journey through 200 years of transport history with our immersive, interactive collections. Discover personal and public transport of the past, from Boneshaker bicycles to vintage buses. And even take a stroll down a 1940s high street.

Find out more about our unique collections below. Then hop aboard in person!

Search our collections

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

What’s on at Streetlife Museum

As well as our permanent collections, we have an exciting programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year.

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Help us tell the unique story of Hull and its heritage. Your generous support could help save and interpret significant museum artefacts. With your support we can fund new acquisitions and undertake critical conservation work. As well as increase access.

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