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Museum of Hartlepool

Jackson's Dock Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
+44 1429 860077
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A free museum attached to the RN museum. A host of interesting information about Hartlepool and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve R
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Re-located to the docks and an improved presentation

This establishment is part of the historic quayside complex - it is the part that is free to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jonathan H
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Jackson's Dock Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
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"paddle steamer"
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"wingfield castle"
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"local history"
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"free attraction"
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"free entry"
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"on display"
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"all ages"
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"interesting facts"
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"walk around"
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"couple of hours"
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"first world war"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Free entry so you can’t really complain. A bit of everything about Hartlepool. We went when the food exhibition was on and it was pretty interesting to see old school food products but there were no labels on the displays to see what anything actually...More

Thank Jess C
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Museum of Hartlepool makes local history interesting & fun for visitors of all ages. Amongst other things there's an ancient skeleton, a crafts section, an arch from a medieval monastic scene to squawking seabirds and a sailing boat to play on, and a naval-themed...More

Thank Theasby A
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Part of the Maritime museum complex but free to visit (Royal Navy bit costs adults £9 each). Local interesting history time zones with picture & story boards, items and interactions. Informative and fun for me but I saw children noisily engaged. The paddle steamer is...More

Thank Alan M
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Called into with family not bad museum its free only took us about 30 mins or so to look around but you could do it in about 10.useful information of area etc.plenty of parking .nice gift shop.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

While visiting nearby, stopped here. Lots of different local exhibits. Gives visitors a good insight to Hartlepool.

1  Thank IAW2014
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

I really enjoyed this free attraction. There are lots of very interesting facts and exhibits about Hartlepool.

Thank Sycamore68
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MuseumHartlepool, Curator (HBC) at Museum of Hartlepool, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your kind comment. We are glad you enjoyed the museum, and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We went to the National Museum of the Royal Navy & found this free Museum all about Hartlepool & Hartlepool life which was all very interesting & defiantly an added bonus to our visit. Would recommend it to anyone visiting the Navy Museum or if...More

Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Combine this with a visit to the naval museum next door if you are a lover of the cartoon strip, Andy Capp, then this is the place for you. There is lots of memorabilia associated with the well known cartoon character but there is also...More

Thank Pauline J
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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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