Visit the birthplace of William Wilberforce and discover the story of the historic struggle to abolish the slave trade. Also within the museum are fascinating galleries on local history and craftsmanship.
The museum tells the story of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, as well as dealing with contemporary slavery. Galleries also offer a fascinating glimpse into West African culture.
The permanent displays at Wilberforce House include journals and items that belonged to William Wilberforce, including original costume. There are many significant items linked to slavery and the campaign to abolish it. As well as learning about Wilberforce and slavery you can also visit our East Yorkshire Regimental gallery, Clock gallery and Edwardian Parlour.
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