Sutton & Wawne Museum

Social & Family History Centre near Hull
Reopening at 10:00 on 26 April
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Posted on 18-Apr-2019

A final view from our massive photographic archives. Taken in the late 40s. Recognise anyone?

Posted on 18-Apr-2019

World-wide study, in the days when we'd only just got air-mail, let alone t'internet.

Posted on 18-Apr-2019

Sorry not open Good Friday. Not enough staff to man the museum; we do need some more volunteers for the future. Open next week as normal. Tearoom fully functional again!

Posted on 13-Apr-2019

THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON GOOD FRIDAY, but open as normal thereafter every Friday through the summer and autumn. Next opening, 26 April.

Posted on 02-Apr-2019

OPEN ON FRIDAY 5th April .. tearoom open for tea & coffee .... and/or a chat. Open for Family History Research, in Sutton & Wawne or elsewhere ... open for old photograph restoration. Donations welcome. If you have a historic photo of the Sutton & Wawne area, and allow us add it to our massive...

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Posted on 27-Mar-2019

OPEN ON FRIDAY, 29th ... as usual. 10am - 2pm. Come in for a cuppa and see what we have in here. Most Sutton & Wawne area folk have no idea of the records we hold.

Posted on 20-Mar-2019

OPEN ON FRIDAYS AGAIN AS NORMAL ... tearoom all finished. Looks very smart. This was last Friday after these Volunteers took a break from cleaning up and replacing all the tables and chairs. We're back in action!

Posted on 23-Jan-2019

We will be holding an exhibition in the spring, April/May, of photos of weddings that have taken place at St James' Church over the years. We have quite a few of these in our many photo albums, some dating back to 1880. So, if you were married at St James', we invite you to bring your chosen 'bes...

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5 months ago
Lot's of information regarding The Sutton Village area, WW1 & 2 very helpful volunteers open 10am - 2pm every Friday you will be amazed by the information available.
- Elaine K
5 months ago
I visited the Remembrance Exhibition and what a wonderful memory to those forgotten heros x
- Sarah B
5 months ago
A lovely little place.doing the best they can with limited funds most probably.only open 2 hrs on a Friday which is a bit awkward for visiting.
- Steven R

Family History Centre

We are a local Folk Museum and Family History Centre inside this Grade II listed school building of 1859; the oldest former council school in Hull still used for educational purposes: staffed entirely by Volunteers and supported by visitor donations.  We're in Sutton village, but our area of interest also includes Wawne, Stoneferry and Wilmington. Our main website is at
We have a tearoom, serving teas & coffee , £1pp ; visitors welcome to bring their own sandwiches.

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25 Church Street
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Fri:10:00 am – 2:00 pm