Streetlife Museum of Transport, Kingston-upon-Hull

(4.7/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
Experience over 200 years of street transport and Hull history at Streetlife Museum of Transport. Engage your imagination through interactive scenes of public transit, including bicycles, motor cars, carriages, and more. You may find yourself on a carriage ride, playing a fairground slot machine, or strolling along a busy city street from the 1930s. Highlights include one of the UK's top carriage collections, a collection of early bicycles like the 1818 Hobby Horse, and the Railway Gallery's Cottingham North signal box. Learn more about Hull and its milling history in the Joseph Rank Gallery. While there are no refreshments available at the museum, it's just a short walk to High Street, as well as other attractions in Hull's museum quarter. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Streetlife Museum of Transport by using our Kingston-upon-Hull vacation route planner.
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  • One of the many museums in Hull. Has some lovely pieces. The trams in particular. Free entry in Hulls Old Town. The Bus day that is held ever year is worth a look too.  more »
  • A good day out in Hull. Great place showing items and buildings from The not so distant past. Would be happy to pay entrance but this is totally free to enter.  more »
  • Lovely big tram for climbing into,wonderful selection of various types of carriages with their history/use explained clearly.Lifelike scenes (the horse sounds made us jump !)The vintage cars are well ...  more »
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  • A Truly Amazing 'Step Back In Time' Experience. A Great Day Out For The Whole Family. An Absolutely 'Must See' For Locals And Visitors Alike.
  • Great fun for all the family. And it's free too! look out for the events that go on here. Yesterday we went to a vintage car rally which had some beautiful old motors there.
  • This is one of the best museums we have been too and it's free. Lots of brilliant exhibits and the kids can climb in and look around, the simulated coach ride was excellent.
  • Excellent place to visit, young and old. Go enjoy its free.
  • Very nice place to visit. Will not cost you a single penny. Lovely place