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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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Free entry to this museum about slavery. Doesn't take too long to walk around it though. The house itself is lovely. Lift for disabled users.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Cannock
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Cannock
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Free entry to this museum about slavery. Doesn't take too long to walk around it though. The house itself is lovely. Lift for disabled users.

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I know little about Wilberforce but my niece asked if we could visit as she's interested in him and the period in question. The house is beautiful from the outside, the staff on the desk were friendly and helpful and there's no entry fee. The first room details the history of the house itself, nice big information boards and an... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
88 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Birth place of William Wilberforce who made his name by the abolition of slavery. Large house with galleries on the local history and craftsmanship from the Hull area. There are two floors to walk round at your own pace and plenty of wall documents to read. This museum does not charge an entrance fee.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Shows the history and abolition of slavery. The life of slaves and their so-called masters and owners. Makes you think about things that are happening in the world today. Well worth a visit

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Forego the Liverpool Slavery Museum, the William Wilberforce Museum is the real deal. This moving and inspirational museum charts the impact of one man on humanity's worst evil. He overturned the global vested interest in forced labor by committing his life's work to the abolition of slavery. It leaves one humbled and in awe of the conviction he held and... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
37 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Interesting insight into a major character from Hull's past and the history of the slave trade. Free entry and well worth a visit if you're in Hull

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

As well as informing visitors of the past slave trade there is a section regarding how slavery is still a problem in our modern times. I could not bring myself to do all the exhibitions and I missed out the ones that I think displayed mans inhumanity to man. Located in a beautiful building and lovely garden area.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

An in depth study of the slave trade and Wilberforce's efforts to abolish it. A must for all, William Wilberforce is a local hero to the people of Kingston upon Hull.

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hull yorkshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

we had not been here for a few years and having friends visting form south Yorkshire we took the time to have a look and well worth it was very educational and a good learning curve

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This venue provides an educational insight into slavery and its ultimate abolition. However, it is a pity that it doesn't feel that has preserved the feel of wilberforce's home.

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