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Dorman Museum

Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough TS5 6LA, England
+44 1642 813781
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Christopher Dresser and Collection of Birs,nests and eggs and more

very interresting exhibition about C Dresser, Japan. to understand past and nowadays life in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Local history great cafe inside

Good museum with lots of local history the cafe is a just great afternoon tea and quiche lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Dorman Museum celebrates Middlesbrough through natural and social history, and includes extensive exhibitions dedicated to Linthorpe Art Pottery, locally produced in the late 1800s, and Dr Christopher Dresser, the preeminent Victorian designer.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough TS5 6LA, England
+44 1642 813781
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Reviewed 3 days ago

very interresting exhibition about C Dresser, Japan. to understand past and nowadays life in Middelsbrough. Marvellous flowers : New Zeland Flax in front of the museum

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good museum with lots of local history the cafe is a just great afternoon tea and quiche lovely homemade food lovely staff

Thank beverleyc77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a 2½ hour drive from the East Midlands, our first priority was a cup of tea and the Museum's excellent Dresser Tea Rooms fitted the bill perfectly. It was a refreshing change to have a cuppa served in a china cup and saucer (albeit...More

Thank Steveanne-2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a a great place to visit for the people of Middlesbrough and those that are visiting the area to find out about the history of the town and it's free. It has a fantastic display of the famous Linthorpe Art pottery along with many...More

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Been going here for about 50 years in total ( anyonr remember the bees they kept?) and it has moved well with the times and presents entertaining arrangement of exhibits

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my family have been here many times and it is always so good every time. It provides people coming there with lots of information that is very interesting. Their is a bit of everything for everyone. Such as the stuffed birds with all...More

Thank FunPlacesReviews
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Nice and free outing, Lovely museum Bit dated, needs updating but other then that it's nice and great for children!

Thank Haleemah K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

this place is a great, great information and activities for the kids. Top Tip: make sure you check out exhibtions and activities as they do sometimes have some fab ones, my daughters favourites were the mechanisms exhibistion which used everyday items to create other things...More

Thank Kayci D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

As it was the school holidays we went to the dormans museum as we wondered round finding the answers to our clues we had a smashing time all the kids enjoyed very much a long with me!! I would certainly go back and I think...More

Thank Ellie-mae S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A small museum that has some interesting features. Its a nice way to spend an hour or so. Amazing collection of stuffed birds and bird eggs and nests from the 19th century. Obviously not right for this day and age but collection from a period...More

Thank Cambs_9
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20 July 2015|
Response from rachiikins | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes the museum is open every Wednesday from 9:30am - 4:30pm. A number of the permanent exhibitions are great for children including Town in Time, Earth in Space and H2O - the museum website has more details about... More