Hands on History includes a fascinating glimpse into Victorian times, the Story of Hull and also features the Egyptian Gallery. This gallery is home to a genuine 2,600 year old mummy and unique replicas of King Tutankhamen’s treasures.
How to find the Hands on History Museum
The Hands on History Museum is in Trinity Square, in Hull's old town, next to the Holy Trinity Church.
Hull bus and train station (Paragon Interchange) is a 15 minute walk away. The nearest bus stop is Myton Bridge on Alfred Gelder Street.
There are limited pay and display car parking bays nearby. The nearest council car parks are Osbourne Street multi-storey car park and Lowgate pay and display car park on Wilberforce Drive.
Many resources such as books and puppets located in the Victorian storytelling area on the raised balcony can be brought down onto the ground floor for use by visitors with mobility restrictions.
Hearing and visually impaired patrons
Braille and sign language alphabet blocks are available in the Victorian storytelling area.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Our gift shop offers a range of Egyptian and Victorian related giftware and books for all ages.