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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

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First time in Grimsby

Easy to find, big car park. Excellent Museum numerous rooms to explore, the scenes cover all... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Maurice J
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Derby, United Kingdom
a surprise through every doorway.

superb.like time travel, going back in time. staff happy and very helpful. loved it, been 3 times... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
lenfeaton
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Grimsby, 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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All reviews ross tiger guided tour fishing heritage heritage centre well worth a visit all ages sounds and smells family ticket couple of hours great museum great place to visit guide john great insight main building for sale interactive activities excellent tour
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Easy to find, big car park. Excellent Museum numerous rooms to explore, the scenes cover all aspects of living with documents smells and temperatures associated with the fishing period in Grimsby up to the present time. The Museum has lots of original artefacts, pictures etc...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maurice J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

superb.like time travel, going back in time. staff happy and very helpful. loved it, been 3 times. also had lambretta just like one on show. happy days

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Good friends from Warwickshire came for a visit ,they had not been to Grimsby before what better way to find out a bit of Grimsby history than to visit the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Center . We all signed in before we entered the museum,you could...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank philip b
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I can highly recommend a visit to the Heritage Centre. My Grandfather and Great Grandfather were in the fishing industry, therefore I connected with the exhibits straight away. The sounds the sights and the smells were amazing, so very interesting and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited last week and really enjoyed it. Much better than your usual museums! Recreates the atmospheres, sounds and smells of life on the trawlers and shows how hard life was for the trawler men and their families. Well worth a visit and very reasonably priced....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anne R
Reviewed 7 July 2018

well worth a visit the museum is set out with authentic rooms, a pub and other occupations, ships galley etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The heritage centre is a wonderful experience. A tour of a trawler, different exhibits bought to life by amazingly life like figures in settings which made you feel you had stepped back in time, high waves and a mini harbour with a shrimp boat and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SheilaEngland
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We were fortunate enough to arrive with just over ten minutes to spare before the first Trawler tour of the day , we had read the detailed information outside the venue on a display board so we knew it would be good and it certainly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 939carls
Reviewed 23 June 2018

An interesting place to spend an hour and get an understanding of the local fishing industry worth a visit but not sure about the price

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Southessexmale
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Just started as tour guide on the ross tiger enjoying every minute come and relive the memories every day we have people wanting to know how the fishing was in its heyday and life spent aboard a trawler

Date of experience: June 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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