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Wilberforce House Museum

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Address: 23 - 25 High St, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
Phone Number: 01482 613 902
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Description: Birthplace of William Wilberforce, who fought to abolish slavery in the...
Birthplace of William Wilberforce, who fought to abolish slavery in the 18th century.
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if your in Hull, this museum is worth a visit especially if you want to know more about Wilberforce himself and the fight against Slavery.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

if your in Hull, this museum is worth a visit especially if you want to know more about Wilberforce himself and the fight against Slavery.

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been going here since I was a little girl and learned a lot of history about this place . After many years I took my grandchildren here and was a bit disappointed. I know things have to change but we found it boring and didn't stay very long.

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Redcar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is an amazing museum with so much information about slavery and how William Wilberforce was at the forefront of its abolition. A magnificent house with most of its originality kept, it's like walking back into time. The staff inside were really nice and friendly and very informative. If you thought you new about slavery then you should visit here... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This Museum is very interesting and thought provoking. It offers a very in depth look into the slave trade and what was done to stop it. Great for older children, I think very young children would find it hard to understand. Well worth a visit when in Hull and I would highly recommend it.

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South West England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very interesting and moving museum Very good ascess for wheelchairs Staff very pleasant and helpful Free entrance

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

It's a real eye opener into the slave trade so not for a jolly day out I did leave feeling very informed and educated which I enjoy but also very somber and had to shake that feeling off to enjoy the rest of our days holiday. I had a 3 year old and didn't like to explain to her some... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is an excellent museum covering Wilberforce's fight to stop slavery. It is situated in his family home and much of the original building has been left in tact. The wood paneling and floor boards are lovely to see, together with magnificent old fireplaces. A lift makes everything accessible

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is the house that Wilberforce lived in during his time acting against slavery and has been kept pretty much as was - apart from all the information stands around. A peaceful location from all the hustle and bustle of the city centre, and well worth a visit to see the realities of what was going on at the time,... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The museum is located in the Museum quarter on the High Street and is free entry, the house is very old and has lovely gardens front and back. There is no furniture in the house. The rooms are dedicated to the history of the house, Williams life and family history and the slave trade past and present. The visit will... More 

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Swansea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

interesting visit to the home of w.w. nice enclosed garden that led to the georgian houses next door

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