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All reviews paddle steamer well worth a visit wingfield castle local history free attraction free entry interesting facts couple of hours all ages plenty of parking world war gift shop royal navy exhibits boat children bombardment
The museum is situated in Jackson's Wharf and is a short walk from Hartlepool railway station. It shares an entrance with the Royal Navy museum but whilst that has a £9 admission fee, the Museum of Hartlepool is free.
Lots of historical information on display...More
Wonderful museum very interesting spent a good hour walking around poppy display was amazing.really enjoyed learning all about the heritage really interesting facts children enjoyed the backpacks fab idea
Has a fair bit of info but would have been dissapointed if had to pay to go into. Quite a lot to see but not a lot of interactive items. The museum doesnr really flow. You go from one era to another. Worth a visit...More
very much enjoyed looking around the exhibit although it is more geared towards kids. Not being from England I found it fascinating to learn about Hartlepool's history & the bombardment. So sad to read all of that but very educational.
I did not venture onto the ship due to the large volume of rotten garbage blown down that end and had accumulated for some time, very visible from even the gangplank, the stench was overpowering enough not to chance eating or to drink on the...More
Response from MuseumHartlepool | Property representative |
Yes. The Museum of Hartlepool is on level ground, and internal displays are specifically designed to be accessible for wheelchair users. Access to the lower deck of the PS Wingfield Castle for workshops is by adapted lift... More
Yes. The Museum of Hartlepool is on level ground, and internal displays are specifically designed to be accessible for wheelchair users. Access to the lower deck of the PS Wingfield Castle for workshops is by adapted lift. Visitors requiring any assistance should ask staff on duty, who will happy to help you enjoy your visit. Mark - Curator.