Burton Constable Hall
Skirlaugh, Hull HU11 4LN
Burton Constable Hall is set in 300 acres of natural parkland landscaped by Capability Brown and has been the home of the Constable family for over 400 years. This truly hidden gem offers unrivalled access to more than 30 rooms and its interiors of faded grandeur are filled with collections of exquisite furniture, paintings and sculpture, a library of 5,000 books and a remarkable 18th century 'cabinet of curiosities', which contains fossils, natural history specimens and the most important collection of scientific instruments to be found in any country house.
East Riding Archives & Local Studies Service
Beverley HU17 9BA
The archives and local studies service collects and looks after documents and local studies books about the East Riding of Yorkshire so that people can look at them and enjoy them. You can see collections in the archives and local studies research room of the Treasure House building in Beverley.
Hands on History
Old Grammar School, South Church Side
Hull HU1 1RR
The Hands on History Museum is housed in Hull's old Grammar School, built in the late 16th century. William Wilberforce studied here, and current displays explore the Story of Hull, including a fascinating 'hands on' glimpse into Victorian childhood.
Town Hall Complex, St Augustine Gate
Hedon HU12 8EX
Aspects of the history of the town displayed, including civic life, trades, inns, education, the church & war memorabilia.The story of Hedon's medieval street names and the growth and decline of the port, once the 11th largest in England.
Hull City Archives
Hull History Centre, Hull City Council, Worship Street
Hull HU2 8BG
If you are interested in the history of Hull, Hull City Archives holds a wealth of information, covering the rich and varied fortunes of the city, dating from the 13th century to the present day.
Hull History Centre
Hull HU2 8BG
The History Centre brings together the material held by the City Archives and Local Studies Library with those held by the University of Hull and includes: - the City's borough archives, dating back to 1299 - records relating to the port and docks of Hull - papers of companies and organisations reflecting Hull's maritime history - papers of notable individuals including Andrew Marvell, Philip Larkin and Amy Johnson - records relating to local and national politics and pressure groups - over 100,000 photographs, illustrations; maps and plans and newspapers The centre is open to everyone, free of charge.
Hull HU1 2EX
Our hands-on exhibition centre displays images of Hull at war, artefacts from WW1 & II and a number of real, deactivated, weapons which may be handled by our visitors. We also offer a free military research service and can help to decypher complicated military records. Visits from schools, college, youth groups, clubs and societies are always welcome and we are also happy to bring a selection of our favourite artefacts along to you.
Museum of Club Culture, The
10 Humber Street
Hull HU1 3HB
The world's first and only Museum of Club Culture spearheads the establishment of a creative and cultural quarter in Hull's idiosyncratic and historic Fruitmarket. The museum looks behind the stereotypes and champions the cultural significance of nightclubs and streetstyle and the important role that they have played in shaping modern culture. The museum's specialist and extensive archival collections include dress styles, artefacts, music, memorabilia, articles, books,international case studies,oral histories from clubbers, databases, illustrations, film, video and reportage photography chronicling the subterranean world of night-clubs throughout history.
RAF Holmpton Bunker Tours
Rysome Lane, Holmpton
Withernsea HU19 2RG
The station started life in 1952 as a construction site and became operational as a 'Rotor' Radar Station in 1953. The technical site at Holmpton housed an R3 bunker comprising some 30,000sq ft of space set about 100ft below ground with the associated radars located directly above the bunker on a 36 acre secure site. RAF Holmpton offers public tours and an exhibition depicting over 50 years service of this major UK command centre. The exhibiton covers the first 25 years of radar, the subsequent use of the site for RAF Support Command and its current use today. Note: the bunker is currently closed to the public and will reopen in March 2016.
East Riding Archives and Local Studies, Champney Road
Beverley HU17 9BA
In its role as the museum of the East Riding, the Treasure House acts as a repository for artefacts, documents and photographs relating to the archaeology, geology and social history of the East Riding. Notable holdings include the South Cave Weapons Cache, a unique group of Iron age swords/speaheads and a collection of First World War uniforms, photographs and documents relating to the East Riding Yeomanry.
Yorkshire Quaker Heritage Project
Archives and Special Collections, Brynmor Jones Library, University of Hull
Hull HU6 7RX
The aims of this project were to increase awareness of and broaden access to Quaker archives and printed collections held in Yorkshire, and beyond, relating to the region. Finding aids include an online database describing and locating Yorkshire Quaker collections (known as a location register); a name index database to the records of several Yorkshire Monthly Meetings; and a research guide.