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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

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Superb Presentation

One of the best museums we have visited. It tells the story of the trawlers going back to the 18th... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
meshamPeterborough
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Peterborough
Great value for money

Wow What a place !!!!! we loved every second of our experience there . All the different areas were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
631mariannet
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Chatham
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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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+44 1472 323345
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All reviews ross tiger fishing heritage guided tour heritage centre well worth a visit hard life all ages sounds and smells great museum interactive activities great insight guide john fish and chips family ticket couple of hours excellent tour great place to visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 .

Thank 631mariannet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank 194lindaM172
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank James B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank BarbsG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank DuncanW291
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Grrr1649
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is an absolutely top-class example of what a local museum should be. Firstly we toured the Ross Tiger (with guide John) and then went into the Heritage Centre. The job of a trawler-man was clearly fraught with danger & discomfort - and how well...More

Thank TobyGreen
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Last time I went was years ago with primary school it came to me one day we should take the kids and they all want to go back it was brilliant and not expensive.

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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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