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Toilet Paper Ropes!

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

14 Aug 2019

13.00

FREE

Family Friendly

From raising the sails to hauling in nets, there have always been plenty of jobs on ships that have needed a good length of rope. But how are ropes actually made? And why are they so strong? Discover the science of rope making at this hands-on workshop as we have a go at creating our own using nothing but toilet paper!

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