Hull is a interesting city with a varied culture and lots of places to visit, such as museums, galleries and historic buildings. If you’re looking for entertainment in Hull, there’s lots of choice, such as seeing a ballet, opera or theatrical performance at the Hull New Theatre or a classical or pop concert at Hull City Hall. You’ll find a good range of restaurants in Hull, offering a choice of varied international cuisines to suit different tastes, and many pubs and clubs for a lively night out in the city. There are various festivals in Hull over the year, such as the Freedom Festival, with a range of different musical, drama and comedy acts performing.
You’ll have a wide choice for shopping in the city with several shopping centres in Hull including St. Stephen’s Shopping Centre with many stores to visit, as well as restaurants and other facilities such as a cinema. For business, conferences in Hull include the Hallmark Hotel and for international air travel Humberside Airport in the nearest airport.
Hull Car Hire
Wherever you are in Hull, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Hull car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Some of the places you can visit on your trip to Hull might include the following:
Hull and East Riding Museum
You can come and have a look around this fascinating museum where you’ll see displays such as dinosaurs, woolly mammoth, Roman mosaics, Bronze Age pottery, weapons from the Iron Age, Viking tools, stone carvings from the Middle Ages and many other interesting exhibits.
Come and see where William Wilberforce was born and learn about the history of this campaigner for the abolition of slavery. This building, which is Grade I listed, is now a museum displaying his diary and personal documents relating to the abolition campaign which he played such an important part in.
Have an enjoyable time at this large aquarium where you can see many different beautiful marine creatures close up which include rays, sharks, jellyfish, crabs and colourful corals, and learn all about the history of the oceans with many fossils on display.
Streetlife Museum of Transport
Here you can see an interesting historical transport collection which includes trams, vintage cars, bicycles, toys and you can also take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, making an fun visit for all the family.
You can have a tour around this former trawler, which is now a museum ship, and learn about fishing in the deep sea waters of the Arctic, and its role in the Cod Wars of the ’70’s with Iceland.
This is a delightful building which is Grade II listed, was built in the early 20th century with its splendid classical architecture. Its features include impressive wooden panelling, Grand Staircase, and ornate and intricate Hull Tapestry.
Hull Maritime Museum
You can visit this museum, which is housed in a Victorian Grade II listed building, to see many exhibits relating to the area’s maritime past. Collections include exhibits relating to Arctic whaling vessels, North Sea fishing vessels, with lots of ship models, and also Bronze Age and medieval exhibits.
Holy Trinity Church
This splendid building, which is Grade I listed, has impressive medieval architecture, and you can come and look around at its features which include stained glass windows, ornate font made of marble dating from the 14th century, impressive pipe organ and intricate wooden carvings.
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