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Streetlife Museum of Transport

High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1PS, England
+44 1482 300300
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Jim & Anna in the Museum of Transport

This is one of a complex of three museums all well worth a visit and all free. The displays are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jim T
Alresford, United Kingdom
Really interesting

When you first walk in the entrance doesn’t promise much, but how wrong that is. It looks to be a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chester, United Kingdom
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Climb aboard at the Streetlife Museum of Transport and enjoy all the sights, sounds and smells of the past. Admission to the Streetlife Museum is free. Experience 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940's high street, board a tram or enjoy the pleasures of our carriage ride.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1PS, England
+44 1482 300300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of a complex of three museums all well worth a visit and all free. The displays are modern and comprehensive with plenty of interest for all ages. The only snag is the absence of any cafe.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When you first walk in the entrance doesn’t promise much, but how wrong that is. It looks to be a small building but once inside it seems to go on forever. There are so many really good displays and exhibits that you only realise that...More

1  Thank pbaileys
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love going to the Transport Museum it’s brilliant. Definitely worth a visit and still can’t believe it’s free entry.

Thank HullJulie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not much to do with Hull specifically, but a fascinating collection of transport of all kinds which would especially appeal to young families. It is easy to walk round and could be educational if you want to make that of it.

Thank davidbsmallwood
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a nicely presented museum of historical street life in and around Hull. It seemed to focus on transport and especially horse-drawn exhibits, but there's plenty of other items to see. Having just been to the open-air, working Beamish museum further North, this felt...More

Thank empathology
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent museum of transport through the ages including steam and petrol engines. Then walk through the old street of various shops. Very well done and a great place to visit, and all for free.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant! So well designed. Exhibits of all kinds catering for every interest. Allow plenty of time to fully enjoy the experience.

Thank parky210
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm a Londoner and am pretty jaded when it comes to museums outside the capital (which is wrong). Streetlife Museum was great. Not only does it give you a sense of how transport changed life in Hull and E. Yorkshire, but also about early life...More

2  Thank davidtinney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been in here more times than I can remember and I absolutely love every visit and always find something new to look at and enjoy. There is something for everyone - kids, mums and dads, granddads - who will say 'I had one of...More

3  Thank ChrisPduck2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the Old Town, The Streetlife Museum is one of a number of attractions in a small area which aslo includes the home of William Wiberforce, the abolitionist and the last Trawler now a museum too. The Streetlife museum has lost of nostalgic exhibits...More

1  Thank TedSManchester
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15 September 2017|
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Response from Becs987 | Reviewed this property |
We parked in one of the nearby streets and walked along the river prob less than 5 mins walk. There are meter spaces - not expensive.
8 August 2017|
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Response from mumpig2017 | Reviewed this property |
yes the museum is approximately 12 or so minutes depending on your Walking spead; you can walk straight through the city centre to arrive at the destination. 🙂
3 May 2017|
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Response from HCandLHelp | Property representative |
Hi Amanda. There is no charge for visitors to Streetlife be they individuals or groups but if you could let me know the date, approximate time and number of people in your party it would be very helpful so we could make sure... More