The Observatory Café

Situated on the 3rd floor, with great views over the Humber, The Observatory Café is open from 10am to 5.30pm every day (except 24th and 25th December when The Deep is closed). It serves hot breakfasts (until 11.30am), a range of hot meals and salads (until 3pm), plus snacks, cakes, sandwiches and hot and cold drinks. Children's meals and special dietary requirements are all catered for. Tables that have been raised for easier wheelchair access are also available within this café. There is a baby feeding station located in this café with bottle and food warming facilities. You don’t need an entry ticket to visit the café. To view Castaways Cafe menu click here.

Halfway Café

Open during peak periods the Halfway Café is located in the exhibition (next to the Cool Seas). It serves a variety of sandwiches, hot and cold snacks and drinks.

Picnic Areas

We have picnic benches located outside of the visitor attraction and a small picnic place area in the exhibition (next to Cool Seas). We cannot guarantee you will always find a table as this area may be used by school parties. We offer a baby warming station in this area.

Babies and Toddlers

We offer a baby food station (with bottle and food warming) in the Castaways café. There are also changing units available in all toilets and lift access is available to all levels of the exhibition.

Gift Shop

Our on-site shop, The 'Deepartment Store', is open from 10am to 6pm seven days a week (excluding 24th and 25th December when The Deep is closed). Here you can find a huge range of souvenirs and gifts as well as a great range of books, soft toys, stationery, pottery and clothing. You don’t need an entry ticket to visit the shop.

You can also buy products from our shop online by clicking here.

For visitors with additional access requirements please take a look at our accessibility information.

Plan your visit

Opening Times

The Deep is open daily from 10am – 6pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 6pm weekends & school holidays (last entry 5pm)

Car parking is available at a cost of £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays – alternative car parks can be found here.

For Frequently Asked Questions - Please click here

Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online
Adult £17.75
Child (3 - 15) £14.00
Under 3s/Essential carers FREE
Student*/Senior £16.75

* Students must provide a valid NUS card or proof of age is required for school/sixth form students

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Getting Here

Please use Tower Street or HU9 1TU when using a Sat Nav – this will take you to nearest main road to The Deep.

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