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Grimsby Town Hall Open Days Friday 16th & Saturday 17th September, visit the Time Trap Museum and discover Grimsby's past, see the Great Grimsby Family History display and find out about tracing your ancestors, as well as other displays and talks.
Visit the Great Grimsby Town Hall to see the Assembly Room and Banqueting Room, which have been returned to their Victorian Splendour following extensive conservation work, carried out by Hurst Conservation, and support from North East Lincolnshire Assets Team, Architectural Services and the Great Grimsby Charter Trustees. Also see the refurbished Bremerhaven Room (Former Court Room) and Crosland Suite. Wander around the Council Chamber and view the civic regalia and silverware; you can also see the stained glass windows in the main entrance and in the Council Chamber. During your visit, enter the Time Trap Museum, this surprising attraction, in the former prison cells of Grimsby Town Hall. Embark on a journey through time, uncovering the town's colourful past through dark, twisting corridors, explore mysterious nooks and crannies and winding staircases. Treasures from the archives will also be displayed together with copies of the original building plans from 1863. Further details can be found on the on the Lincolnshire Heritage website www.heritagelincolnshire.org. Over the two days, there will also be displays by the Great Grimsby Family History Group, Grimsby Photographic Society, the North Lincs Art Society and the Councils Archives
In addition, Free Entry to the Time Trap Museum. Also on Saturday 17th September there are 2 free talks, The Lincolnshire Bird Club 11.00am - 12.30pm followed by Geoff Scargill from the Watkin Society on "Mr Grimsby" - 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Event Times
Friday 16 September: 1000 - 1600
Saturday 17 September: 1000 - 1600

Booking Details
No booking required

Limited Wheelchair Access in the Time Trap Museum due to varying floor levels and stairs.


Pay and Display parking is available at the Town Hall on Saturday ONLY.

For more information, check out the council website sections for the Time Trap and Grimsby Town Hall.


Town Hall Square, Grimsby, UK

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