The cycle gallery at Streetlife Museum is temporarily closed due to technical problems. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. The rest of the museum is open for your visit.

Plan your visit

Take a trip through time at Streetlife Museum! You don’t need a ticket to come aboard – entry is free. Here’s some handy info to help you plan your visit.

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday


Last admission: 30 minutes before closing time.

Holiday closures

We’re open on bank holidays except Good Friday. 

We’re also closed between 24–28 December and on 1 January.


Baby change
Gift shop
Toilets (including accessible toilet)
Venue hire

Where to find us

You’ll find us in the Museums Quarter in Hull’s Old Town, next to the River Hull. Hull and East Riding Museum of Archaeology and Wilberforce House are also nearby.

Streetlife Museum
High Street

General enquiries: 01482 300 300

By bus

Hull bus station (Paragon Interchange) is just a 15-minute walk away.

The nearest bus stop is Drypool Bridge on Alfred Gelder Street.

By train

Hull train station is also situated 15 minutes walk away at Paragon Interchange.

With regular connections to York, Sheffield, Manchester and beyond.

By car

Being at the centre of Hull, we’re easily accessible by car.

You’ll find parking nearby on Alfred Gelder Street and Gandhi Way. The Tower Street Car Park is also nearby, just across the river.

By bike

Cycling here? We have space to park your bike outside Streetlife Museum.

Check out Travel Hull’s cycle map for routes.

Floor Plan

Plan your visit by downloading the Streetlife Museum Floor Plan (PDF)


We want the Streetlife 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.

Access info and guides


It’s free to visit the Streetlife Museum. And you don’t need to book – just come on down. 

However, if you’re visiting with a large group (15 or more), please let us know by booking on the Self-directed visits page or get in touch with us at

Food and drink

We don’t have our own café at the museum, but you’ll find a lovely outdoor picnic area here. If the weather’s good, why not bring a packed lunch and make the most of it?

There are also lots of places to eat and drink nearby. Including an independent café just across from our entrance on High Street.

Gift shop

If you’d like to travel home with a little souvenir, visit our gift shop at the entrance to the museum.

Events and exhibitions

Whether you’re a history buff, school group or local sightseer – travel back in time with us! To find out about our latest exhibitions and events, take a look What’s on at Streetlife Museum. Or why not add a visit to one of our nearby museums and make the most of your day out?


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:

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