Prehistoric Galleries

Galleries featuring objects from the Palaeolithic (250,000- 8,300 BC), Mesolithic (8,300- 4,000 BC) and Neolithic (4,000- 2,000 BC) time periods. Many of the finds displayed in the Prehistoric Galleries were originally collected by J.R. Mortimer, one of the most important amateur archaeologists of the 19th century. These include stone tools of the earliest human settlers.

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Exhibitions and events

Saxons and Viking Gallery

Permanent exhibition

By the fifth century AD German settlers were living in East Yorkshire. Finds from the region also reflect overseas trade, with imported objects ranging from silver coins minted in Frisia to a fine...

Bronze Age Gallery

Permanent exhibition

Bronze Age (2,000- 600 BC) treasures include a spectacular display of exquisitely-crafted pottery beakers and food vessels as well as the magnificent swords, axes and daggers which were the luxury...

Middle Ages Gallery

Permanent exhibition

In the Hull and East Riding Museum’s new medieval galleries key topics such as religion, war, agriculture, crafts, industries, trade, travel and literacy are tackled in a series of thematic displays....

Roman Britain Galleries

Permanent exhibition

The focal point of the museum’s Roman galleries is a recreation of the centre of the Roman settlement of Petuaria (Brough). Innovative displays of pottery, glass, oil lamps and brooches are mounted...

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