Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and Ross Tiger
All visitors must book a tour time via the centre’s reception team by calling (01472) 323345. Tours of the trawler, Ross Tiger, start at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm and are subject to availability and booked on a first come first served basis.
Due to the current restrictions, bookings to the main museum attraction will be restricted to a maximum of 12 people per group. The centre is currently limiting tours on Ross Tiger to a maximum of 10 people per tour.
Face coverings and social distancing are advised within the building and Ross Tiger.
All payments must be contactless throughout the centre.
The Muriel Barker and Doughty Galleries
These galleries are open from 10am to 4pm (last entry at 3pm).
Tony Codd: People Places and Pubs will resume in the Muriel Barker Gallery from Tuesday 18 May.
The Galley Cafe
The cafe is open every day (excluding Mondays) between 11am and 3pm will offer a reduced menu.
COVID-19 Safety Measures
Several measures will be in place to make sure the centre is COVID Secure, including:
- Floor markers and signage to advise on social distancing and directional flows on stairs and throughout the building
- Regular cleaning regime of high-touch surfaces
- Where possible, doors and windows will be open for ventilation
- Hand sanitiser on entry and halfway through the route
- All payments for admissions, gift shop and Galley Cafe are to be made using contactless payment
- Track and Trace details taken upon arrival
- Handling objects to be removed, including handling boxes, books, toys and costumes. Some interactive boards will be covered up.
- One-way route and social distancing to be observed throughout the free galleries
- Toilets amended for social distancing and regular checking and cleaning of high-touch areas
Due to COVID-19, we have made some adjustments to our tours. These include:
- Operating fewer tours with a reduced number of visitors per tour.
- Asking visitors to keep a distance from other visitors and our guides.
- Recommending that visitors wear a face covering whilst aboard. Our guides also wear a face covering.
- Providing hand sanitiser at various locations aboard the ship and asking visitors to limit what they touch whilst aboard.
- Regular cleaning of frequently touched surfaces aboard the ship and in the museum.
- Opening additional portholes, ventilators and storm doors to ensure good ventilation aboard the ship.
- Delivering more information in larger spaces or outdoors to limit time in smaller spaces aboard.
We politely request that you do not attend the museum and Ross Tiger if you are feeling unwell or are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.