Our opening hours

The Hull History Centre's normal opening hours are:

Sunday - closed to the public
Monday - closed to the public
Tuesday - 9.30am - 5.30pm
Wednesday - 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday -  9.30am - 5.30pm
Friday -  9.30am - 5.30pm


We are open on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month between 9.00-4.30pm. The next few Saturdays are as follows:

2nd and 16th November
7th and 21st December

With less staff on duty on a Saturday there are no retrievals from the store between 11.45-2.15pm.

We will open at 10am on Tuesday 19th November due to staff training

Annual stocktaking

The History Centre will be closed from Tuesday 26th through to Friday 29 November to allow staff to undertake behind the scenes collections work. We will re-open as usual at 9:30am on Tuesday 3rd December

Ordering items in advance

If you know what you want to look at you can use our advance ordering service - this allows users to request upto 5 items in advance of your visit either by phone (01482 317500) or e-mail - please give us at least two days notice.