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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

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Very interesting local museum. Nothing is too much trouble.

We arrived, unknown to us, five minutes before closing time. This didn't put them off in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dizzy B
So Interesting and Informative.

I can't praise this place enough. They did their best to make our visit a good one, even though the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Leicester, East Midlands
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Deepdale Mill Lane | Deepdale, Skinningrove TS13 4AP, England
+44 1287 642877
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived, unknown to us, five minutes before closing time. This didn't put them off in the slightest.We were treated to a superb guided tour, by two very knowledgeable gentlemen. It was made all the more interesting because I had ancestors who had worked in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dizzy B
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I can't praise this place enough. They did their best to make our visit a good one, even though the 'beat from the east' gales had knocked the domed roof in above the main mine shaft, which made it impossible for us to have the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenonnet
Reviewed 22 September 2018

As the original ironstone mine was situated on this site, it was natural to pop along to look at the museum while we were on holiday in Skinningrove. Was a very interesting visit and were given two different talks and lots of facts about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irene B
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Cleveland ironstone mining museum after purchasing tickets through groupon and booking online. We parked in the free carpark. We were greeted and checked in by friendly staff. We watched a brief video and had an informative talk and then had a brief...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 986deborahe
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit even though some parts a closed to the public. Once it has had a refurbishment it will be even better.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peacockj2018
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The volunteers who work here are knowledgeable and they seem to really enjoy their work at the mine. At present they’re getting ready to start a major refurbishing and rebuilding project so it will be closed for a year. I’m looking forward to the new...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tishwallinger
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Good for adults and families with wonderfully attentive volunteer staff...we have it so easy compared to the miners of old. some great exhibits....especially Nelson ! Due to be expanded and rebuilt but give it a go. Nothing flash, nothing fancy but a very good informative...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WaryofWarwickshire
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I have wanted to go here for ages and then the roof fall happened but the museum is open with reduced entry prices and reading the reviews all sounded o k so today we went. We arrived as one guided tour had already started so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hazeld263
Reviewed 8 June 2018

AS of June 2018, this rather good museum is in a state of transition - some of it is closed - , but is still well worth a visit (and at a reduced price) You get a short video and 3 different guides to tell...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GPB101
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Very good for the kids to know what happened in the days. These people might know your family members who were in the mines just ask! Good staff even helpful

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from ClaHark |
The Tours start from 10 in the morning and don't run at set times, so if you turn up at 1130, they may start the tour off with you or get you to wait ten minutes, until the last tour begins at 330pm. The tours run for 1 1/2... More