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The Museum of Hartlepool


The Museum of Hartlepool is the finest free show in town and it tells the story of Hartlepool from prehistoric times to the present day.

Located beside Hartlepool Historic Quay, the Museum of Hartlepool features sea monsters, a real ‘fishing coble’ to climb aboard, a Celtic ‘Round House’ building, the first ‘gas illuminated lighthouse’, models, computer interactive displays and the largest exhibit of all – the PSS Wingfield Castle, a fully restored paddle steamer, with the Coble Cafe on board

Voted the ‘most popular new attraction in England’ by the English Tourist Board and winner of the BT North East Award for the ‘Favourite Children’s Visit’, the Museum of Hartlepool is among Britain’s top ten free visitor attractions opened since 1994

Opening Times
The Museum of Hartlepool is open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm (including Bank Holidays) – we are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Call to confirm on 01429 860 077

Admission & Facilities
Admission to the Museum is FREE. Ample free car parking is available. Wheelchairs available

Disabled Visitors
Toilets, lifts and ramped access are provided. Reserved car parking spaces available. Please enquire for further details

The Museum of Hartlepool is located adjacent to the Hartlepool Historic Quay near to Jackson’s Landing on Maritime Avenue.

Contact Details
The Museum of Hartlepool Jackson's Dock Maritime Avenue Hartlepool
Telephone: 01429 860 077

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Author: Daniel Bramley