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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

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Address: Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1472 323345
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Description: Experience the height of the fishing industry of Great Grimsby! A job...
Experience the height of the fishing industry of Great Grimsby! A job often described as the 'most dangerous peacetime occupation in the UK', these men literally risked their lives in order to bring home fish to a port described as 'the world's premiere fishing port'. Come and see their story!
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Interesting insight into life as a fisherman

An entertaining trip back in time to life on board a trawler. Make sure you book to go on the Ross Tiger trawler.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Lincoln, England

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Lincoln, England
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An entertaining trip back in time to life on board a trawler. Make sure you book to go on the Ross Tiger trawler.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a great museum, very informative and hands on a fantastic day out. There is also a chance to see a private art exhibition and have a very nice meal downstairs in the café.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The exhibits are fantastic and hands on so they are interesting for all ages. The tour of the ross tiger trawler is extra but is worth it you need to book early tho because its that popular. The gentleman that showed us round cyd i think he was called was a great guide and very funny. On the whole it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited with DH and 5 year old granddaughter . Car park beside the centre and up to £2 I refunded from entry fee. We arrived just in time for a tour of the Ross Tiger trawler. John our tour guide was very informative and made the tour interesting for all of us, even answered Lilly's questions about pirates. John had... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Eye opening, educational for all ages, from the days when hard graft was the norm Wonderful exhibits , a few hours very well spent, enjoy the M.V. Ross Tiger, Children 10 & 12, would recommend to anyone.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We enjoyed the exhibits at the museum but didn't feel the information was very detailed. A light touch and good for kids maybe, but for two adults interested in history of Grimsby and the fishing industry, we didn't learn alot. Maybe we missed a chunk of it, the signage inside was so bad we kept doubling back on ourselves and... More 

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GFHC, Education and Outreach Officer at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are very sorry if you felt that you may have left after missing sections of the tour. We will certainly check the route and ensure that all signage is present and visible. In the past year we have recently installed some new signage at the start of our 'boot-print trail' for visitors to follow... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Very good museum.Excellent tour around the trawler M.V.ROSS TIGER. The guide was well informed helpful.

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GFHC, Education and Outreach Officer at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and tour with our trawlerguide aboard M.F.V ROSS TIGER. Kind regards, GFHC More 

Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

As a visitor to England last year, I was truly amazed by so many wonderful sights. However, I must say that I truly enjoyed learning about the history of Grimsby as my friends live here. This is a wonderful museum and I loved the street scene that showed old fashioned shops and even a pub as well. And to go... More 

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GFHC, Education and Outreach Officer at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Marietta! We're pleased you enjoyed your time in the UK and discovering the heritage of Great Grimsby! Our thanks for taking time to post a review. Kind regards, GFHC More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

take the trawler tour if you can first then visit the centre, plenty to see, read and discover, many separate individual room type exhibits with interesting 'live, commentary from actual fisherman (recorded previously)

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Cleethorpes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A brilliant few hours can be enjoyed at one of the best museums in Lincolnshire. The best thing is its not simply exhibits in glass cases either! There is the bridge of a trawler you can walk onto, a street scene with old fashioned shops, an old pub........ immerse your self in the history and culture of Grimsby as it... More 

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GFHC, Education and Outreach Officer at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for a lovely descriptive review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us again! our sincere thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Kind regards, GFHC More 

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Address: Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1472 323345
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Grimsby

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