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Zetland Lifeboat Museum and Redcar Heritage Centre

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Good local information

I have visited this museum many time over the last 50 years. I have seen many changes but still... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Ken L
Redcar, United Kingdom
Adventure with grandchildren

This is a place full of interesting objects and history. The Children loved it . The staff were... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Marcia B
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Home to the oldest existing lifeboat in the world. Built in 1802. 2 Floors of exhibits, artefacts, photos, paintings and other displays.
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60 The Esplanade, Redcar TS10 3AH, England
+44 1642 494311
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All reviews life boat well worth a visit enthusiastic volunteers radar screen ask questions last century information boards saving lives local history interesting place to visit small place little gem few hours all ages upstairs oldest donation
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

I have visited this museum many time over the last 50 years. I have seen many changes but still find it interesting. I have started to take my grandson who is 5 to visit it and he finds it interesting too. there is now a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ken L
Reviewed 12 February 2019

This is a place full of interesting objects and history. The Children loved it . The staff were amazing full of information, friendly and great with the children

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 24 January 2019

Small but with a lot of attractions. Could have stayed longer than I did. Lots of historical exhibits. Will go again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Iain A
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

At the moment the boat is getting refurbed,as has the building friendly place and is free to visit tho it is nice to make a small vollantry contribution well worth a visit to see a very important peice of lifeboat history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mick L
Reviewed 7 November 2018

went to see this life boat and meet a person there who expland loads of interesting info very well informed man go again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JimmyS2084
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This little gem is a most to visit.Its filled with lots of archives on redcar and surrounding area's.And is run solely on volunteers

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paul w
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Well worth a visit, a little bit of Redcar history. Ask questions, look around. A risky job today? Imagine what it was like when the Zetland was in operation..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

You need to go here to see the lifeboat etc highly recommend going to a visit great way to pass a few hours

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the lifeboat house on a few occasions as I come from Redcar and every time I read something different. It’s only a small place but very interesting in history

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deniseportas6414
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Such an unexpected good time in this fantastic little museum. We are both in our mid 20s and just popped in just to have a look as we walked by and received a warm welcome from the staff. Was asked if we wanted a quick...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank L0ngL0stTraveler
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Response from Arthur S | Property representative |
Sorry for the long delay. Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome.
17 March 2015|
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Response from redscarfox | Reviewed this property |
It opens for the season on Good Friday