Contact details

Worship Street, Hull HU2 8BG
(location details and map)

Monday closed
Tuesday-Friday 9.30-5.30
1st & 3rd Saturday
of the month ONLY

We are open on the following Saturdays in 2015

Tel: 01482 317500 or Email:

We open at 10am once a month to conduct staff training.


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Enquiry service...

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History Makers...

Our free family activities featuring craft and Lego fun for all ages

WW1 commemorations

Details of the collections we hold relating to the First World War

New catalogue interface...

A new interface, new features & a new address for our online catalogue

The home for Hull City Archives, Hull Local Studies Library and Hull University Archives

Explore the site to learn more about the History Centre and our collections, search our online catalogue, read our top tips on planning your visit, find out more about our enquiry service, or look to see the events and courses we run.

Latest News:

We have been notified that the History Centre car park will be closing in mid February 2016 for 18 months - see full details.

Details of our free Lunchtime club talks and History Makers family craft and Lego events for 2016 have been added to our What's On page

1939 National Register released - The 1939 Register has now been released. Unfortunately, in the first instance this will not be available on the Library edition of FindmyPast and will not therefore be free to use in the History Centre or the libraries in Hull. The normal fees for this record set will be applicable.

New Source Guide - A guide to Buildings and Architecture research and resources at the History Centre is available online.

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