Streetlife Museum

Climb aboard at the Streetlife Museum of Transport and enjoy all the sights, sounds and smells of the past. Admission to the Streetlife Museum is free.

Experience 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940’s high street, board a tram or enjoy the pleasures of our carriage ride.

How to find the Streetlife Museum

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


Streetlife Museum
High Street

General enquries - 01482 300 300
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. A wheelchair accessible lift to the first floor is available. There are also ramps over some of the train tracks inside the museum.

Guide dogs

Guide dogs are welcome.


The nearest cafe is on High Street opposite the museums quarter. There are no refreshments available at the museum.


Limited disabled parking available please ask at Wilberforce House reception or telephone 01482 616657 in advance of your visit to discuss your requirements.  Alternatively two on street blue badge only parking bays are available on Ghandi Way approximately 70m from the Museums Quarter entrance.