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 2016

Tel: 01482 317500 or Email:

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


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Planning to visit us...

Read our hints and tips to get the most from your visit

Enquiry service...

Did you know our enquiry service can undertake research on your behalf?

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:

From Monday 25th April the History Centre car park will be closed to the public so that it can be used by the contractors refurbishing the Hull New Theatre and constructing the adjacent new University Technology College. We expect that this closure until the summer of 2017.

Alternative long stay car parking is available at the George Street (multi-storey), Pryme Street (multi-storey), Francis Street and Trippett Street car parks.

We apologise for the inconvenience this will cause.

Details of our free Lunchtime club talks and History Makers family craft and Lego events for 2016 are on our What's On page

1939 National Register released - The 1939 Register has been released and is available and free to use at the Hull History Centre.

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

Online Catalogue

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Discover which collections were recently added to our online catalogue

City of Culture 2017

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