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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

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So Glad We Came

We visited this museum as one of my relatives was a skipper on a trawler fishing out of Grimsby so... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Hazel D
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Pickering, United Kingdom
This is a must see.

Sunday afternoon visit to Fishing Heritage Centre was highlight of our nostalgic weekend in... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Mike S
,
Worcester, 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 13 September 2018

We visited this museum as one of my relatives was a skipper on a trawler fishing out of Grimsby so we were very interested to see and hear what life was like for him. A very friendly welcome from all the staff. The museum is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Sunday afternoon visit to Fishing Heritage Centre was highlight of our nostalgic weekend in Grimsby.Very friendly lady on reception explained everything succinctly and clearly on our arrival.The exhibition was well laid out and put you on a journey into the life of a Grimsby fisherman,from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Heritage centre , there are lots of interactive things to do. My partner enjoyed the fishing boat "Ross Tiger" and Bob was a very good guide. I couldn't access the boat as I have limited mobility.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GFHC, Acting Operations Officer at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit. It is regretful that the environment aboard Ross Tiger means that we are unable to make the ship accessible for those with limited mobility without damaging the character...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We have visited the museum here before and found it very interesting, however, didn’t go on the trawler tour. This time we went aboard the Ross Tiger and were blown away with how fascinating it was. The tour was led by Bob, a former skipper...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marmite2010
GFHC, Acting Operations Officer at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

What a lovely review! We'll let Bob know! Thank you for taking the time to give feedback :)

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Very good. The trawler visit well worth doing first then when in the museum you have a better idea of what goes on. The guide on the trawler was once the skipper on such (we went on a Tuesday) he was brilliant what a lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It was very good for the price and very enjoyable for children even of 12 because they enjoy to learn about these sort of things and there heritige. I would recommend for the price

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Very interesting couple of hours spent going round all the displays. It was fun to be able to dress up and take photos with some of the displays.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Such a super experience for myself and my class. Fishing Heritage went above and beyond to ensure our day was special. Special mention to David Ornsby who made my life a whole lot easier. Thanks

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DDenman
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The heritage centre is well laid out and displays are lifelike you really get a feel for what it was like working on a trawler .the tour of the Ross Tiger is great and the guide is excellent. Knowledgeable and entertaining. Reasonable price kids love...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank uptonbloke
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I took my mum who lives in Grimsby as she had never been before. We both thoroughly enjoyed it especially the tour of the Ross Tiger with our guide on the day Bob, who used to be skipper on board the Tiger in her fishing...More

Date of experience: August 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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Response from GFHC | Property representative |
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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