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Brilliant Buoyancy

MARITIME MUSEUM, Queen Victoria Square,, Hull, HU1 3DX

1 Aug 2019

13.00

FREE

Family Friendly

Have you ever thought why sharks, and other fish, are able to float in water? Or why a 1 pence coin will sink but a big boat won’t? Find out at the Maritime Museum as we undertake a couple of exciting experiments to unravel the mysteries of buoyancy.

Free, drop-in.

1pm-3pm.

Venue Details

MARITIME MUSEUM,
Queen Victoria Square,
,
Hull,
HU1 3DX

01482 300306

museums@hullcc.gov.uk

https://www.hcandl.co.uk/museums-and-galleries/hull-maritime-museum/maritime-museum

If you would like to discover more about Hull’s maritime heritage, come and enjoy free admission to the city’s Maritime Museum. The museum is housed in the Victorian Dock Offices in Queen Victoria Square. These nautical themed offices were designed by Christopher G Wray and originally opened in 1871. Now they display Hull's maritime activities from the late 18th century to present. Discover the whaler’s craft of Scrimshaw and see a full sized whale skeleton, alongside superb ship models and stunning artefacts from Hull's whaling, fishing and merchant trade.

Facilities

Assistance Dogs

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
10am - 4:30pm
Tuesday
10am - 4:30pm
Wednesday
10am - 4:30pm
Thursday
10am - 4:30pm
Friday
10am - 4:30pm
Saturday
10am - 4:30pm
Sunday
11am-4pm