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.
More than just a museum!
Summer sale now on in the Gift shop. We stock Parlane and Sia and selected items are 50% off. Don't miss the boat! Sail on in the museum whilst stocks last.
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.
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 it's 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.
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 tourist information assistants are on hand to assit you should you require further assistance. We will happily help you with anything below.
• Attraction leaflets
• Event Leaflets
• 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
• 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
• Local ticket agents with no surcharges
The Grimsby Tourist Information Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 4pm (April-October) 10am – 3pm (November-March) Bank Holidays 10am - 4pm
For further details click on a link below or you can contact our front of house team on 01472 323345 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any further information.