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Museum of Hartlepool

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An interesting summary of Hartlepool's history

The museum is worth a visit, and you will learn a lot about the history of the town which has both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John W
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Interesting

A smallish museum but with artefacts dating back to the Neolithic period. It certainly gives an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart H
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Dunchurch, United Kingdom
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Jackson's Dock Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is worth a visit, and you will learn a lot about the history of the town which has both naval and industrial histories of some significance.

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank ijdickson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smallish museum but with artefacts dating back to the Neolithic period. It certainly gives an indication of the long period of history that Hartlepool has lived through. Free parking on site.

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This a good day for one and all lots to see and do it good fun if your a kid also. You have a good day out and a lot to see so if you up this way go and see it and have a...More

Thank Lyndon B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

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.

Thank JessPem
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

Thank VonoRono
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Our age ranged from 4 to 74 and all enjoyed the museum, plenty to look at and the men enjoyed seeing the working marine engines. A pity its quite expensive to go on HMS Trimcomalee, other wise think we would have loved to.

Thank DIANE A
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Loads to see and read about, take your glasses and allow a couple of hours to read everything and see all the displays. The 'Food through the ages' was particularly interesting.

Thank Cherry H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A free museum attached to the RN museum. A host of interesting information about Hartlepool and it's maritime past. Don't forget to chip in a donation.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This establishment is part of the historic quayside complex - it is the part that is free to access. It is better laid out than the old building that was its home for many years. It presents a modern approach to museum culture - it...More

Thank Jonathan H
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Amanda R
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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
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