Contact details

Worship Street, Hull HU2 8BG
(location details and map)

Monday closed
Tuesday-Friday 9.30-5.30
1st & 3rd Saturday
of the month ONLY

We are open on the following Saturdays in 2017

Tel: 01482 317500 or Email:

We open at 10am once a month to conduct staff training.


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Planning to visit us...

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Enquiry service...

Did you know our enquiry service can undertake research on your behalf?

History Makers...

Our free family activities featuring craft and Lego fun for all ages

WW1 commemorations

Details of the collections we hold relating to the First World War

New catalogue interface...

A new interface, new features & a new address for our online catalogue

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 collections, search our online catalogue, read our top tips on planning your visit, find out more about our enquiry service, or look to see the events and courses we run.

Latest News:

Detail from Queen MaryCharter C BRC22Exhibition - 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!

Online Catalogue

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Discover which collections were recently added to our online catalogue

City of Culture 2017

2017 City of Culture logo

History Centre blog

Latest from our blog - click the headline to find-out more

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