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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre


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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre


Alexandra Dock, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1UZ


01472 323345


Opening Times




November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm


November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm


November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm


November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm


November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm


November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm

Bank Holidays:

November 1st - March 31st 10am - 4pm. April 1st - October 31st 10am - 5pm

Wheelchair access Wheelchair access

Adapted toilet Adapted toilet

Level access toilet Level access toilet

Hearing system Hearing system

Document Downloads





FHC leaflet

Fishing Heritage Centre leaflet


Adobe PDF

School Visit Booklet

School visit Booklet


Adobe PDF

Coach Party/ Group Visit Information

Coach party and Group visit information


Adobe PDF

A fascinating insight into Grimsby's maritime history - Our heritage.

Opening TOMORROW at the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre!
Tom and the Trawler, our brand new children's series, created with East Coast Pictures, will be up and running on our new touch screen pannels!
Also, if you come early, you'll get the chance to meet members of the cast tomorrow morning!
The series, designed to enhance our education service, will allow children to meet Tom, a trainee trawlerman, as he experiences a trip on ROSS TIGER for the first time!
Fishing has often been described as one of the toughest jobs in the world. So why not come along and find out for yourselves and sign up as a crew member and witness first hand on a journey of discovery at the Fishing Heritage Centre, Grimsby.

Bring along the whole family and navigate your way around Grimsby's Fishing Heritage Centre and discover what life was like for trawlermen and their families in the 1950s. Experience the sights, sound and smells of the times that follow visitors through the interactive displays.

Join the fishermen in the Freeman's Arms, come and experience the moving deck, visit the dockside shop and queue up for some fish and chips!

Get your ticket from the signing on desk and climb aboard the Ross Tiger trawler moored adjacent to the museum and listen to some of the tales that our trawler guides will entertain you with from their days at sea. (Some restriction may apply).

The museum is suitable for all ages, we also have an easy access route. Many interactive displays and get dressed up as a fisherman or apprentice boy.

Browse the gift shop with its unique items, we are currently stocking a vast range of Parlane items at prices to suit all pockets, as well as some old favourites and plenty of pocket money items.

Why not relax and unwind in the cafe which serves a variety of coffees, teas and cold drinks, and has locally produced cakes to jacket potatoes and paninis.  You can also view the current exhibition whilst relaxing with your meal.

There are two exhibition rooms at the museum and both are free of charge, both are open during museum opening times.

We look forward to welcoming you to the museum.

Admission Prices
  • Adults: £6
  • Children: £2
  • Concessions: £4
  • Family ticket: £12 (2 adults and up to 5 children)

There are car parking facilities next to the museum, which are pay and display, there are limited disabled bays, which are free of charge to blue badge holders.  Please bring in one half of your car park ticket, of which up to £2 is redeemable off admission charges.

A PDF version of the FHC museum booklet is available to be downloaded at the side of this page.  This includes more pictures and information about the museum.  Alternatively you can view up to date information about the musuem from the links below.

On March 5th 2013, the museum was honoured to have been visited by HRH Duchess of Cambridge. Click on the link below for video of the visit.

Follow us on Facebook Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre or Twitter @GYFhc

Grimsby Tourist Information Centre is also located in the main foyer at the Fishing Heritage Centre.  Feel free to pop in and browse local regional information and helpful tourist information assistants are on hand to assist you should you require further assistance.  We will happily help you with anything below.

  • Brochures
  • Attraction leaflets
  • Event Leaflets
  • Souvenirs
  • Books
  • Local bus timetables
  • Local attraction vouchers - subject to availability
  • Humber Bridge - (Class 2 Car) £27.00 per book
  • National Express - Agents for National Express
  • Amvale - Agents for Amvale day trips - bookable Monday to Friday
  • Hull Truck Theatre – Booking agent
  • Hull New Theatre – Booking agent
  • Skegness Embassy – Booking agent
  • RAF Waddington – Ticket agent
  • Arts Forum Festival – Ticket agent
  • Auditorium – Booking agent
  • Caxton Theatre – Booking agent 
  • Local ticket agents with no surcharges
  • Radar Keys
  • Allotment keys

The Grimsby Tourist Information Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 10am – 4.45pm (summer) 10am - 3.45pm (winter) For further details you can contact our Tourism Assistants on 01472 324183 or email us at if you need any further information.

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