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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

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Fantastic place

well worth a visit,you can smell the fish,i,am not joking.the way this takes you through the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bobelaine73
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Pleasant surprise. Only thing worth seeing in the whole of Grimsby apart from the Indians and the 'Spoons.

Very good and interesting museum, we later went on the tour of 'The Ross Tiger', the no longer used... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tommyhorsfield
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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Experience the height of the fishing industry of Great Grimsby! A job often described as the 'most dangerous peacetime occupation in the UK', these men literally risked their lives in order to bring home fish to a port described as 'the world's...more
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Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

well worth a visit,you can smell the fish,i,am not joking.the way this takes you through the journey of a fishing community in its heyday. a very hard heyday.you will love the pub and chip shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and interesting museum, we later went on the tour of 'The Ross Tiger', the no longer used fishing trauler. The tour was excellent and the guide of course had first hand experience (He used to be the Skipper!), he was funny, honest and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tommyhorsfield
Reviewed 31 October 2018

One of the best museums we have visited. It tells the story of the trawlers going back to the 18th century and shows very clearly the dangers the fishermen faced to keep us fed. You should allow at least an hour just to see all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Wow What a place !!!!! we loved every second of our experience there . All the different areas were fantastic. I highly recommend a visit there .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

This was a hugely informative and enjoyable visit. The receptionist was extremely friendly and chatty. Firstly took the guided tour around a trawler moored at the dock outside the centre. The ex skipper Dennis led the tour and he was hugely informative and amusing throughout,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

I grew up in this town but moved away a while ago and brought mty family back to visit. We had been down the National Coal-mining museum's pit so this had a high standard to match. It succeeded. There's an interesting exhibition about trawlers lost...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James B
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I am so pleased we went here, it is excellent very well presented and very informative. At the time we visited it was all about WW1 and how the trawlers were involved. Well done.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BarbsG
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Visit today as a family of 5 with children 16,14 & 6 and thoroughly enjoyed it. At £12 it represents excellent value for money. We worked our way through the museum with excellent interactive elements for kids and just enough reading for adults. The flow...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 19 October 2018

well worth a visit to explore the history of fishing in Grimsby very interesting and informative. walk through display re creating life on an artic trawler. good local exhibition

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DuncanW291
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Fascinating recreations of a steam trawler in the centre plus an excellent tour of the Ross Tiger, a trawler still afloat and built in 1957. Complemented by friendly, welcoming staff with a pleasant cafe.

Date of experience: October 2018
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steveg6ibq
28 July 2018|
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Response from Casey T | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park next to it. Due to the fact we didn’t drive I can’t comment on prices and availability sorry.
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suzyp169
18 April 2017|
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We have a large pay and display carpark on the approch to the attraction. There is also a full sized coach bay just outside of our main entrance. This may be booked and used with us at no charge if you are coming on an... More
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Chrissie W
13 February 2016|
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Hello! We do offer meals at our Galley Cafe! This serves sandwiches, paninis, toasties, etc. We also serve a delicious breakfast in the mornings. A selection of hot drinks, including Twinings herbal teas and coffee from... More
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