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Museum of Hartlepool

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Wonderful museum very interesting spent a good hour walking around poppy display was amazing.really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liz R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Very interesting

Was very interesting looking at all the history the kids loved it so we walked round a couple of... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Paula L
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Jackson's Dock Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 5, 2017

The Museum of Hartlepool adjoins the National Museum of the Royal Navy and admission is free, I was surprised by the amount of exhibits and material there was on display. The museum primarily concentrates on the maritime history but also plots the growth of Hartleopol...More

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Reviewed October 15, 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.

1  Thank realdeal_9
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All reviews paddle steamer well worth a visit wingfield castle local history free attraction interesting exhibits all ages plenty of parking gift shop boat children bombardment cafe visitors insight capp era
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Liz R
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Was very interesting looking at all the history the kids loved it so we walked round a couple of times to make sure we didn't miss anything. I would recommend a visit.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed September 9, 2018

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.

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 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 September 2, 2018

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 August 1, 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 July 20, 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 June 25, 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 June 11, 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.

Reviewed June 4, 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
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Amanda R
September 3, 2015|
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