Plan your visit
Friendly, accessible and free for everyone to enjoy – Hands on History Museum is open to visitors twice a month.
We’re open twice a month, on the second and fourth Saturday.
Last admission: 15 minutes before closing time.
We’re also closed between 24–28 December and on 1 January.
Toilets (including accessible toilets)
Hull bus station (Paragon Interchange) is just a 15-minute walk away.
Alternatively, the nearest bus stop is on Alfred Gelder Street.
We’re easily accessible by car. You’ll find parking nearby on South Church Side, Silver Street, Market Place, Osbourne Street and Lowgate. All within a few minutes of the museum.
We want the Hands on History Museum to be accessible to all our visitors. That’s why we have extra info and resources available to help you plan your visit – from easy-read guides to wheelchair hire. Visit our dedicated access page to find out more.
It’s free to visit Hands on History Museum and you don’t need to book. We’re only open two days each month so be sure to check before you visit.
However, if you’re visiting with a large group (15 or more), please let us know by getting in contact with us at email@example.com.
Food and drink
Hull Market / local offer
There are plenty of places to eat and drink nearby.
Visit Trinity Room at Hull Minster, for a taste of local history alongside your food.
Or why not try the Food Hall at Trinity Market, just a few minutes walk from the museum? With over 20 vendors offering all sorts from baked spuds to bubble tea, you’re sure to find something to tickle your tastebuds.
Trinity Room menu is available on their website: https://www.trinityroom.co.uk/eat
And you can get a flavour of what to expect at Trinity Market here: https://www.trinitymarkethull.co.uk/food/
Trinity Room at Hull Minster is open Tue–Sat, 10am–4pm
Trinity Square, Hull HU1 1RR
Trinity Indoor Market
Trinity House Ln, Hull HU1 2JH
Visit our shop to discover a range of Egyptian and Victorian themed books and gifts.
Events and exhibitions
We’re only open two days each month, so be sure to check before you visit. You can also take a look at What’s on at Hands on History Museum for our latest events. Or why not add to your day out by visiting another of our museums nearby?
You’re welcome to take photos for personal, non-commercial use when you visit. Be sure to share your snaps with us on social media: