The Time Ball, a historic landmark that was once used to help ships navigate the Humber Estuary, is back in action today after 100 years. The ball, which is located … More
Hull Maritime Museum
Hull City Council wants people with special educational needs and disabilities to be able to enjoy your museums to the full.
That’s why the council-led Hull Maritime project has teamed … More
More than 80 per cent of participants who completed the latest ‘Maritime Futures’ training programme have gained employment within the maritime sector.
More than 80 per cent of participants who … More
A group of Sea Cadets from Hull have captured the everyday experiences of life in the Merchant Navy.
The stories generated from this intergenerational oral history project will be shown … More
Hull City Council has been awarded £150,000 from The Wolfson Foundation to support the refurbishment of the city’s Maritime Museum as part of its recent £1.5m heritage grants round.
The … More
A series of maritime themed reminiscent events are being launched at an Extra Care facility in Hull.
From June 2022, volunteers along with the Hull Maritime team are running events … More
An historic city centre clock is set to become automated after more than 100 years.
The large clock on the south-facing tower of Hull’s Maritime Museum and its dialworks have … More
Going Dutch – could ‘Three in a Boat’ sail to victory?
Hull’s maritime living statues have been shortlisted to compete in an international competition.
The three living statues created for … More
Work to conserve a collection of historic maritime paintings from the Hull Maritime Museum is now complete.
Following a survey of 400 paintings, the 13 selected works of art that … More
Volunteers are helping to conserve artefacts from Hull Maritime Museum.
Working with the Conservation and Engagement Officer, the small team of volunteers will carry out practical conservation tasks to ensure … More
Hull is set to celebrate its status as Yorkshire’s only maritime city, urging people to get on board a voyage of discovery in 2022 and beyond.
On 9 March, a … More
Work to transform Hull’s Maritime Museum has got underway.
Thanks to investment from Hull City Council and The National Lottery Heritage Fund, a multi-million-pound refurbishment of Maritime Museum got underway … More
Hull Maritime Foundation is looking to appoint five Trustees to join its board.
The independent charity was set up 2018 to support the assets, sites and programmes of Hull Maritime … More
Work to transform Dock Office Chambers into a bespoke storage and conservation facility for Hull Maritime Museum’s reserve collection will start later this month.
The transformation, which will start on … More
Hull Kraken brought the streets and buildings of Hull to life this summer, driving more than 2.4 million visitors to the city.
The tentacle takeover, funded by Hull City Council, … More
A small team of volunteers are delivering a maritime themed guided tour, showcasing Hull’s historic maritime sites around the city centre.
Volunteers are currently undertaking the accredited qualification – the … More
Hull’s best-loved buildings will be lit up in green in support of national healthcare and first aid charity St John Ambulance on Thursday for St John’s Day.
‘Light It Green’ … More
A leading heritage contractor has been appointed to undertake specialist works to redevelop one of the most recognised buildings in the city, the Hull Maritime Museum.
A decision record has … More
The enormous task of moving the whole of the Hull Maritime Museum’s collection from the Grade II* listed building has got underway.
Some 50,000 objects – including the much loved … More
A long due conservation treatment on the 147 year-old Truelove flag from the Hull Maritime Museum is now complete.
The 15ft (4.57m) Truelove flag, dating back to 1873 and on … More
50,000 maritime artefacts from the Hull Maritime Museum are to be packed and transported to secure storage.
A decision record published by Hull City Council today confirms the appointment of … More
The Truelove flag, dating back to 1873, is to be conserved as part of the Hull Maritime project.
The 147 year-old flag hung from the north wall of the old … More
A number of Hull’s historic maritime paintings from the Hull Maritime Museum, with some dating back to the 1700s, have been sent to a specialist laboratory for conservation.
Following a … More
A painting and conservation company will conserve a number of paintings from the collection at the Hull Maritime Museum as part of the Hull Maritime project.
A decision record confirms … More
The dismantling of the 40ft North Atlantic right whale skeleton captured the imagination of many and was featured in the national media.
Work to dismantle the 168 bones of the … More
Work to carefully dismantle and move the skeleton of a juvenile North Atlantic right whale, the largest item at Hull’s Maritime Museum, is now underway.
The fragile skeleton, that hasn’t … More
The Hull Maritime project is introducing its first poet-in-residence for 2021.
Rebecca Drake, a second year PhD candidate in English Literature in the Department of English and Related Literature at … More
The search is on to find a specialist company to conserve a number of maritime paintings from the Hull Maritime Museum’s collection.
As part of the Hull Maritime project, funded … More
Eight extremely fragile and unusual marine skeletons and specimens are to be removed from the Hull Maritime Museum, as part of a multi-million pound heritage-led regeneration scheme.
A decision record … More
Companies are being invited to be part of a major maritime and regeneration project in Hull.
Businesses will have the opportunity to submit tenders to embark on an extensive refurbishment … More
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