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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Well worth visiting

Great insight into fishing industry in Grimsby before it was destroyed by the EU ! Fisherman are... read more

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Kingpaul100
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Malaga, Spain
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Good day out

Hi gives a good insight into Grimsby's fishing history excellent value for money and well worth a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
l0rdm0nty
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Alexandra Dock, Grimsby DN31 1UZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great insight into fishing industry in Grimsby before it was destroyed by the EU ! Fisherman are said to have the most dangerous job this side of a war ! The trawler is also really good to visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi gives a good insight into Grimsby's fishing history excellent value for money and well worth a visit would highly recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day out at the fishing heritage centre the museum is fascinating enough but the trawler tour is amazingly interesting

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us visited this museum and found it very interesting and well worth a visit. It is unfortunate that the Council are not replacing the walkway to the Trawler at the rear of the building as this would make the whole experience much nicer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a good couple of hours mooching around. Lots to see and inter react with. Being a silver top I could relate to the outside loo, skittles in the pub, fish and chip shop and plenty more. It was so easy to access for me...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nexoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time here,loads of things to see and do for all ages. Brilliant café with a good selection of food and drinks. The guided tour of the fishing boat 'Ross Tiger' was fascinating, given by the boats former skipper. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is s really worthwhile visit. It opens your eyes to the history and decline of our fishing industry. It highlights the dangers faced when fishing in deep water. This centre is a testament to the brave men and boys who sacrificed their lives to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Hi there " just visited the Grimsby heritage centre " wow " what a fantastic place to visit " sight and sounds and smells " from life on board a fishing trawler " . Just a brilliant day there ' if you are going Grimsby....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019

The Fishing Heritage Centre is an excellent place to take youngsters to see what working in the fishing industry was like. Starting at the top of the ship and working down through the various levels and then out into the environments that the men lived...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank stevemd44
Reviewed February 15, 2019

Built over 20 years ago with European funding The Fishing Heritage museum started out as a National museum You are transported through the streets of old Grimsby docks area All portrayed with life-like figures Sit in the old pub recreated and talk to the fisherman...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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EmmaKT1
April 11, 2019|
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Response from TobyGreen | Reviewed this property |
Not really suitable for dogs, & extremely doubtful they would be permitted.
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CaroleR636
January 8, 2019|
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Response from jacgeo2191 | Reviewed this property |
It is always a second visit as they are always putting on different things like most places do
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July 28, 2018|
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Response from Casey T | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park next to it. Due to the fact we didn’t drive I can’t comment on prices and availability sorry.
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