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Hull History Centre

If you are looking for historical records relating to Hull, then why not visit Hull History Centre?

With free entry, Hull History Centre houses archives and local studies resources from the council and University of Hull including collections of local and national significance that date back over 700 years.

It archives include records of the city council and its predecessors, local businesses and societies, non-conformist churches, schools, local families, municipal cemeteries and records of the courts

Other items of interest at our records office include letters from Amy Johnson, the famous lady aviator from Hull, the Yorkshire Film Archive online and maritime records including whaling log books, fishing crew lists and the records from Ellerman's Wilson line.

Archives can be viewed with a valid CARN ticket. To register for a free CARN ticket please bring proof of identify.

A coffee cart is available with hot and cold drinks and light snacks -

Contact us

Email Hull History Centre

Hull History Centre
Hull City Council
Worship Street
Hull
HU2 8BG

How to find us

Tel: 01482 317500
Fax: 01482 613 710


Opening times

Monday to Friday
9.30am - 5.30pm

Saturday
9am - 4.30pm

Last orders for document retrieval are 45 minutes before closing.

Please note we are closed on the following bank holidays - Monday 7 May, Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 June


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