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Arctic Corsair

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Amazing to visit

Fantastic place to visit, even though the ship has been stripped down inside ready for its move to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stuart R
Ossett, United Kingdom
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Visit whilst you still can, tours only up until 4 November

We had a great in depth guided tour with the charming Mike. It was an absorbing and extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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Come aboard Hull's last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour (access is limited). You'll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds. Our free...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 613902
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit, even though the ship has been stripped down inside ready for its move to a new location our guide provided us with a fascinating tour full of knowledge and really brought the ship and the work the trawler men did to...More

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great in depth guided tour with the charming Mike. It was an absorbing and extremely interesting hour. It really brought to life the harsh realities of the work of a fisherman aboard a trawler. If you’re interested in social history or fishing...More

Thank Ruthie3005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well put together tour our guide Dave was lovely very friendly and knowledgeable was very interesting

Thank AshleyB3309
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken round by a very knowledgeble ex trawlerman. sad to hear it is going out of commission for so long with a move. Lots of stuff removed already. Why not wait until the move. A gem

Thank Laindonladdie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was down on my luck in Hull and some unsavoury dude I met in a pub sells me a reasonably priced ticket back to Rotterdam on the Arctic Corsair. Happy times ahead for this Dutch cat I thought. Soon be back in the loving...More

Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A genuine trawler, now a museum, that in its day sailed into the Arctic Circle and braved the bitter cold of those seas to bring fresh fish to British shores. Well worth a visit, to see how the men who worked on these ships lived...More

Thank zapotec99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went early on a Saturday morning and was given a slot for 1030. There was only one other on the tour. Steve, the guide, took us round the boat explaining everything very clearly. The tour took about an hour and a half and I thoroughly...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely welcome by the staff. All attractions in the museum quarter are FREE.. Our tour was with John. A really nice Guy lots of knowledge and gave us a fantastic tour . really enjoyed it very much and will go back again. All the...More

1  Thank Cliff W
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A group from our theatre visited the Arctic Corsair as part of our research into the fishing industry and life on board the trawlers of Hull. We were lucky enough to have members of STAND ( St Andrews Dock Heritage Park Action Group ) to...More

1  Thank Amy L
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It's at the back of street life,to see how trawler men worked and lived while away fishing amazing down side street in building you can watch a video about trawling.

Thank Alan B
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21 February 2015|
Response from barnabyHull |
As a ex guide as far as l am aware arctic corsaire is open on a Wednesday and Saturday from 10 o clock to 4oclock and on a Sunday 1 o clock to 3 o'clock this can be confirmed by ringing hull city council on 01482 300300