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Museum of Hartlepool

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Well presented. Good For all ages. Great interior displays in the houses surrounding the ship... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
Excellent Local Museum

The museum is situated in Jackson's Wharf and is a short walk from Hartlepool railway station. It... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Ruislip, United Kingdom
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Jackson's Dock Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
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All reviews paddle steamer wingfield castle local history worth a visit free attraction on display free entry interesting facts couple of hours all ages plenty of parking world war gift shop royal navy exhibits boat children
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

Well presented. Good For all ages. Great interior displays in the houses surrounding the ship. Interesting Boat and good staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scott1barden
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

The museum is situated in Jackson's Wharf and is a short walk from Hartlepool railway station. It shares an entrance with the Royal Navy museum but whilst that has a £9 admission fee, the Museum of Hartlepool is free. Lots of historical information on display...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liz R
Reviewed 5 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paula L
Reviewed 9 September 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank C5838JNjohnw
Reviewed 5 September 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ijdickson
Reviewed 2 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lyndon B
Reviewed 20 July 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JessPem
Reviewed 25 June 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VonoRono
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Amanda R
3 September 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