The Deep

Due to the coronavirus, many museums and galleries across the country are closed. Please check their websites and social media channels for up to date information about reopening dates and times.

East Yorkshire

  • Phone: 01482 381000

The Deep is an environmental and educational charity dedicated to understanding and protecting the world's oceans. The Deep aims to help raise aspirations and provide inspiration for all our visitors and is committed to Lifelong Learning, research and sustainable environmental programmes. We offer a range of unique activities for all types of learners; so whether you are a teacher, a student or just a knowledge seeker, why not embark on a voyage of discovery at The Deep, where learning is all part of the fun!

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open daily 10am to 6pm Recommended latest visit time 4.00pm. Last entry 5.00pm. Approximate recommended visit time: 2 hours. Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day


Adult : £6.75 Child (Under 16) : £4.75 (under 3's free) OAP's: £5.25 Family of 4 (Maximum of 2 Adults) : £21 Family of 5 (Maximum of 2 Adults) : £24

Upcoming events:

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Indoor soft play area
  • Meeting room available
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments

Facilities information:

Wheelchair & pushchair access to all public areas. Basic signing for the deaf is available on request, with advanced notice. The Deep provides tactile guides for blind and partially sighted visitors, which are available for hire from Reception. Limited car & coach parking is available as well as a bus link for the City Centre. The exhibition is suitable for all ages.


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • General audio-guide available
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Sign language interpretation available
  • Touch exhibits
  • General audio-guide available
  • Pre-booking service for groups

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