Discover Hull’s past, present and future

Hull History Centre exists to preserve and celebrate the history of our great city. It’s home to research, archives and collections linked to Hull’s rich history. Visit to access local archives, get inspired about local history or research an important project. Everyone is welcome.

What you’ll find at Hull History Centre

  • Archives and collections relating to local and family history.
  • A research service and professional advice.
  • Exciting activities and exhibitions for families and local communities.
  • Educational experiences and lifelong learning.
  • International access and activities for audiences across the world.
  • …lot’s more!

Find out more

For more info about the archives, specialist research and upcoming events – visit Hull History Centre’s dedicated website.

Conservation room at Hull History Centre

Opening times

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Where to find us

Hull History Centre
Worship Street
Direction via Google Maps

Get in touch

01482 317 500


Hull History Centre is a partnership between Hull City Council and the University of Hull. The City Council’s commitment to the partnership is administered and delivered on its behalf by Hull Culture & Leisure, a wholly owned Hull City Council company. The University Archives are part of the University Library.