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Preston Park Museum & Grounds

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great exhibition

We went to visit the museum and had pre-booked for thr Behind the seams costumes exhibition. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annecO3274ZK
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Newton Aycliffe, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very nice

Very pleasant visit on Saturday. The museum is lovely but the play park doesn't have much for under... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
veryuglybug
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Preston Park Museum & Grounds! Nestled alongside the River Tees, this former Georgian gentleman's residence houses a vast collection of artifacts which tell the story of Stockton-On-Tees, the local area and the people who have lived here...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Gardeners Cottage Preston Park Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 3RH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to visit the museum and had pre-booked for thr Behind the seams costumes exhibition. This was a great showing of costumes from a cariety of performances - film and tv

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annecO3274ZK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant visit on Saturday. The museum is lovely but the play park doesn't have much for under three's and there is a serious problem with dog owners. Dogs not on leads around all those children and some horrible owners taking their dogs into the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank veryuglybug
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The grounds are perfect for dog walking, picnic eating, game playing and the list goes on. Fantastic for families especially in the summer when they have some great events on. Love meeting friends here for a picnic or just to have a wander. Definitely check...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JamieBowker
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Wonderful walks along river. Loads of open space for kids and dogs. Fabulous house and Victorian Street makes it a great day out for all

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bernie B
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, lots to do and see and low entry cost which gives repeat free entries for the rest of the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Graham H
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

A great location for a family day out, weather was lovely and plenty of local,entertainment going on

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kevindO2591BT
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely grounds for walking, the children’s park is very good as is the skate park. Sad to see the Avery is still empty apart from the mass of wild bushes and weeds, it’s a bit of an eye sore!! Paid to get in the museum,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kenzad49
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Having grown up in the area I remember this place from many years ago - visiting recently on a November day it is better than I remember it - free parking, a great playground and a very interesting museum. Very pleased we came back to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 10LRW
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband tend to walk from Ingleby Barwick to Preston Park and back quite often. We visited on Saturday and the remembrance day memorial was stunning that they had done, what a beautiful tribute.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We came here from Birmingham to visit my mother in law. The place was great and the grounds. Only let down was the park cafe. They ran out food like jacket potatoes and it was only lunchtime. They still left the specials on. Only one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank springchick32
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Sam K
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Response from fisherman890 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Sunday's as well
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22 May 2017|
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Response from PrestonPark | Property representative |
Hi, we have a cafe and tea room here at Preston Park: 1) Our Victorian themed tea room is located on our Victorian Street and serves cakes and scones as well as hot and cold drinks. Please note that this is part of the... More
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Fearless106808
1 November 2016|
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Response from JRBowes | Property representative |
Hi, Due to local authority cuts and consideration of the future welfare of the animals which were originally kept in the Aviary it was decided it was no longer feasible to keep animals. Since it closed a number of... More
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