Hedon Museum

Hedon Museum
Town Hall Complex
St. Augustine Gate
Hedon
East Yorkshire
HU12 8EX
England

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Telephone

01482 890908

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Hedon Museum was opened in 1996. It is a Registered Charity No. 700809. All the staff are volunteers. It is fully accredited by the Arts Council.
The Museum is situated in a specially built extension behind the 17th century Town Hall in St. Augustine's Gate & approached via Iveson Close car park.The Museum is run by a committee of 12 members of the Hedon Museum Society which meet in the Museum.
Group visits can be arranged & one room is available for hire. Simple refreshments are served & there is a Museum shop.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

Wed & Sat 1000-1600

Closed: November 07 1012
Re-open February 06 1013

Admission charges

Admission Free

Getting there

From M62 east through Hull onto A1033 due east to Hedon. before 2nd zebra crossing, turn left into Iveson Close car park.
From Withernsea on A1033 west into Hedon. Immediately after first zebra crossing, turn right into Iveson Close car park.
Open days are Wed & Sat when A-boards display directions into the museum.

Additional info

Visitors have access to the Upstairs Gallery via a stair lift.
Disabled parking is available at ajacent Iveson Close car park.

The Hedon Room- Aspects of the history of the Town displayed, including civic life, trades, inns, education, the church & war memorabilia.The story of Hedon's medieval street names & the growth & decline of the port, once the 11th largest in England. Local archaeoligical small finds.
Upstairs Gallery-exhibitions of paintings,photography, crafts, collections etc. changing throughout the year.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • The Pingsdorf wine pitcher, from the pottery at Pingsdorf in the Rhineland, was excavated in 2001 from a site off Baxtergate in Hedon. A 'marvellous & rare' (British Museum) complete vessel. It dates from the 12th century & is yet more proof of Hedon's continental trade with Europe.

Getting there

From M62 east through Hull onto A1033 due east to Hedon. before 2nd zebra crossing, turn left into Iveson Close car park.
From Withernsea on A1033 west into Hedon. Immediately after first zebra crossing, turn right into Iveson Close car park.
Open days are Wed & Sat when A-boards display directions into the museum.

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