Maritime Museum

Humber Museums Partnership - Maritime Museum

Explore Hull’s old Dock Offices and discover superb ship models and maritime art, the whaler’s craft of Scrimshaw, Hull’s famous Wilson shipping line, and find out what made Hull the city it is today. Formerly the Town Docks Offices, the impressive building of the Hull Maritime Museum now houses a fine collection of paintings, artefacts, and models. Whaling, fishing, and trawling exhibits.


Discover the whaler’s craft of Scrimshaw and see a full sized whale skeleton, alongside superb ship models and stunning artefacts from Hull’s whaling, fishing and merchant trade.

Opening Times

  • Monday: 10am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 4.30pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 4.30pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 4.30pm
  • Friday: 10am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 4.30pm
  • Sunday: 11am to 4pm

Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

The museum is open bank holidays (excluding Good Friday)

Admission to the Maritime Museum is free.

There is a Gift Shop on site.

For information on accessibility please contact us or visit our website.

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