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Wilberforce House

Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce, famous campaigner against the slave trade. Admission to Wilberforce House is free. The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as dealing with contemporary slavery. Galleries also offer a fascinating glimpse into West African culture.

The permanent displays at Wilberforce House include journals and items that belonged to William Wilberforce, including original costume. There are many significant items linked to slavery and the campaign to abolish it.



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Email Wilberforce House

Wilberforce House
Hull Culture & Leisure
23-25 High Street
Hull
HU1 1NQ

How to find us

Tel: 01482 300 300
Fax: 01482 613 710


Opening times

Monday to Saturday
10am - 5pm

Sunday
1.30 - 4.30pm

Last admission
30 minutes before closing

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


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