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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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My new favourite place to visit!!!

My friend and I visited there on Easter day. The sun was lovely, and many families were sitting on... read more

Reviewed today
everylnwithar
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Easter Sunday visit

A lovely day out for all the family, there is a large outdoor playground for the kids, and a huge... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SaraSallyLee
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Durham, 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 today

My friend and I visited there on Easter day. The sun was lovely, and many families were sitting on the grass. We had a picnic there, eating while watching others playing football or frisbee, so chilling! Museum itself's collection is quite broad from past to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed today

Museum is good after its re modeling a few years back, decent value for money. However the cafe on the grounds is awful, the service at Cafe Tees was appalling, there was a short queue of people ahead of me maybe two or three people...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely day out for all the family, there is a large outdoor playground for the kids, and a huge grassed area for dog walkers, the museum itself is great for anyone who likes to take a step back in time, the Victorian street is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SaraSallyLee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely ground for walking, playing and generally relaxing. A lot of people there on bank holiday weekend but was easy to park in the over flow car park and plenty of areas to sit on the grass for a picnic etc. I look forward...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

On Easter Sunday (21/04/19), along with the hubby & a friend, we decided to try Preston Park & it's Museum. We arrived at 10.15am & managed to get a parking space which was free so that was a good start. The grounds of Preston park...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our close friends volunteers at Preston Park so I was keen to visit it as she had said so much about it. It was a great cheap day out with lots to do. I particularly enjoyed the variety that there was in the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jbobun
PrestonPark, Manager at Preston Park Museum & Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope that you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely brilliant day at Preston Park, we visited the butterfly world, museum and the park. My little boy had fun making a dragon in the craft area in the Museum which is on for children during the school holidays. Some of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank amartinwells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to visit this museum, lots of history and lots to look at. I Loved the wedding belles exhibition and nice to be able to chat about it & have any questions answered by the lady at the display. We enjoyed everything...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bunnywunny1
PrestonPark, Manager at Preston Park Museum & Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We hope that you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£5 for all the family for all the year is very good value. Apart from the sweet shop where my youngest daughter was in heaven there is also the draper (girls dressing up!) and the police station (lots of fun

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 27tomd
PrestonPark, Manager at Preston Park Museum & Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We hope you can come and visit again soon :)

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Lovely venue for an afternoon out. Nice walk through the woods down by the river. Playground for the kids. Museum is very good. Lots to see and a stroll through the Street is a must. Lovely venue for weddings too. If you haven’t been you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank avrilbrown5
PrestonPark, Manager at Preston Park Museum & Grounds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We hope you can come and visit again soon :)

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samk349
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Response from fisherman890 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Sunday's as well
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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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November 1, 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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