Planning to visit us...
Read our hints
and tips to get the most from your visit
Did you know our enquiry service can undertake research on your
Our free family
activities featuring craft and Lego fun for all
Details of the collections we hold relating to the First
New catalogue interface...
A new interface, new features & a new
address for our online
The home for Hull City Archives, Hull Local Studies Library and
Hull University Archives
Explore the site to learn more about the History Centre and our
our online catalogue,
read our top tips on planning your visit, find out more about our
or look to see the events
and courses we run.
Exhibition - the making
of Hull told through its Charters is our first exhibition of 2017 -
its on now until 24th February and its free.
Reading Old Handwriting
Have you ever struggled to make sense of the handwriting in
an old document? This series of four palaeography
workshops will show you how to read writing styles from the
16th to the 19th centuries.
Keep an eye on our What's On page - we are hosting
a range of events and activities throughout the year in
addition to our lunchtime club talks and History Maker family craft
and Lego sessions!
City of Culture 2017
History Centre blog
Latest from our blog - click the headline to find-out