Hull and East Riding Museum

Enter a world where 235 million years of

history is brought to life. From majestic mammoths to Saxon invaders, visitors to the Hull and East Riding museum of archaeology can look forward to an experience that is unique, educational and fun.

Walk through an Iron Age village, enter a Roman bath house and look at the stunning mosaics. Discover a mysterious crew of wooden warriors and see our medieval treasures!

How to find Hull and East Riding Museum

The Hull and East Riding Museum of archaeology is in the Museums Quarter on High Street in Hull’s Old Town, near the Streetlife Museum and Wilberforce House, next to the River Hull.

Hull and East Riding Museum
36 High Street

General Enquiries - 01482 300300

School and Group Booking – 01482 318733


Opening hours
Monday 10am - 4.30pm
Tuesday 10am - 4.30pm
Wednesday 10am - 4.30pm
Thursday 10am - 4.30pm
Friday 10am - 4.30pm
Saturday 10am - 4.30pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm

Last admission - 30 minutes before closing

We are open bank holidays (excluding Good Friday) and closed 24 to 28 December inclusive, and 1 January.

Public transport

Hull bus and train station (Paragon Interchange) is a 15 to 20 minute walk away. The nearest bus stop is Myton Bridge on Alfred Gelder Street. 


On street pay and display parking is available just outside the Museums Quarter entrance. Alternatively, short stay pay and display parking is available at Lowgate car park on Wilberforce Drive, just a five minute walk away.

There is on street blue badge parking available on Gandhi Way (formerly George Yard) and Alfred Gelder Street (opposite the White Hart pub).

Cycle parking is available outside the Streetlife Museum in the Museums Quarter.

Wheelchair access

Access to the museum is via the main entrance. Wheelchair accessible lifts are available to all levels of the museum.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Gift shop

Our gift shop offers a wide range of gifts relevant to our museums (Hull and East Riding Museum, Streetlife Museum, Wilberforce House) located in the Museums Quarter.