Wilberforce House, Hull

Wilberforce House
Address:
Wilberforce House 25 High Street Hull HU1 1NQ

Opening Times:

Please use the link below to visit the museum website for up to date opening times



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Description:

Wilberforce House is the birthplace of William Wilberforce (1759-1833), one of Hull's most famous sons. He is particularly well known for his campaign to abolish the slave trade. The house has been a museum to the memory of William Wilberforce since 1906.

 

There are a range of new galleries including those dedicated to African culture, the Transatlantic Slave Trade and Wilberforce himself.



Contact Details:
Telephone: 01482 300300

Email: museums@hcandl.co.uk


Learning Programmes:

- Local Heroes: William Wilberforce
- Stories from West Africa
- Behind the Mask

- Cloth and Culture

- Freedom and Fair Play

- Faith and Freedom


Visit the Heritage Learning website (www.heritage-learning.com) for more information.



Specialisms:

Transatlantic Slave Trade; Slavery; West African Culture; the Abolition Movement; William Wilberforce.



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