Wilberforce House Museum, Kingston-upon-Hull

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  • August 16, 2017
    This is a very interesting museum indeed. We are very interested in William Wilberforce and his fight for many, many years to abolish slavery. The museum gave a very good account of Wilberforce's upbr...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    If you can avoid the spanish school trip tearing round the building, this is a fascinating place for a couple of hours or more. There is a section on the life of Wilberforce, and a section on the slav...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Enjoyed exploring the museum which has a lot of material associated with the slave trade and its abolition. Very informative. Free entry,  more »
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  • Free museum, very interesting. All about slavery and William Wilberforce. In the old town close to other museums, all free. Within walking distance of other attractions. City of Culture.
  • Very interesting museum in a great building telling the inspiring story of the man who dedicated his life to ridding the world of slavery.
  • A lovely little place in old town great museums great for all the family
  • A fascinating place to visit, need to spend at least a couple of hours concerning the history of slaver & the man William Wilberforce.
  • Excellent summary of Wilberforce's life and work, the horrors of the slave trade and Britain's shameful part on it.

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