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Excellent insight.

Do't miss the 10 minute film before the tour - a real insight into the conditions in the North... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PHEL56
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York, United Kingdom
Artctic Corsair

Very interesting to see the conditions the sailors had to live in with very little comfort and how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Speedymouse2
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Kingston-upon-Hull, 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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High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
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+44 1482 613902
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Do't miss the 10 minute film before the tour - a real insight into the conditions in the North Atlantic. The tour is excellent and the guide really lets you know what it was like working on these trawlers on a day to day basis....More

Thank PHEL56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to see the conditions the sailors had to live in with very little comfort and how hard they had to work .

Thank Speedymouse2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way to learn how our fish arrives in the fish shop. As told by men who sailed on her or other similar ships. Just amazing.

Thank James R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a tour by Steve one of the guides who had family history of the fishing fleets how anyone could have worked in these boats and met the daily challenges which Steve explained in great detail I will think of the hardships they...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our grandson went on the boat with his grandad. He loved it, the crew where informative and very good to inform a young boy of there experience on board the ship. Do not miss the chance to take your youngsters. On this experiaence.

Thank moonmaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have passed this particular attraction on a number of occasions and was determined to make a visit. Wow, what an experience. This is such an important point of reference for the Icelandic Cold War and it's amazing how much you can learn about the...More

Thank Neil631158
Reviewed 11 June 2018

A great experience to explore and learn about what trawling was all about, run by the Street Life Museum of Transport. The volunteers are all ex trawler men who experienced the the North Sea and Arctic waters. There are restrictions due going round the trawler,...More

Thank Sid N
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Brilliant tour of this ship with an enthusiastic, funny and knowledgeable guide, learned so much that we did not know about something that was once and still is very important in the history of the UK Fishing Industry, my greatest respect to those brave men...More

1  Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Excellent experience that brings to life the once thriving fishing industry of the Hull trawler fleet. The vessel is in almost untouched condition and with the expert knowledge of the guide the overall 90 minute tour & introductory dvd provide a first hand account of...More

1  Thank Kleave
Reviewed 22 April 2018

good but small didnt go onto the ship part only inside museum the 2 men showing were full of info and keen to inform you its interesting to see how it all comes together

Thank Keith S
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LinniR
20 February 2015|
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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
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