Heugh Battery Museum

Heugh Battery Museum
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The Heugh Gun Battery is situated on the Headland in Hartlepool. This area of the North East coast is rich in history and the museum aims to educate its visitors on part of that history. The First World War touched many lives but on 16th December 1914 Hartlepool suffered a bombardment which would be remembered by many over 90 years later.

The museum encourages people to understand war and conflict and the impact it has both on those at the Front but also those who are left behind at home. The venue is divided across three levels with the underground magazines, the parade ground and main museum with the Observation Point tower providing panoramic views of the North Sea and surrounding coast line.

The museum is partially funded through visitors and through governmental support but does need sponsorship for its many projects. To see how you can help please visit our Support Us page.

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Opening hours

The Heugh Battery Museum is open from 1000-1600 most days in school holidays (summer months). However in the winter saeson the Heugh battery is open Thursday to Sunday 1000-1600.

PLEASE NOTE: The Heugh Battery Museum will be closed from the 16 December until 12 January every year

Admission charges

Adult £5.00
Children (5-15) £3.00
Children under 5 Free
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 children) £12.50

Student & unwaged (on proof of evidence) £3.00
Veteran's (on proof of evidence) £3.00

Collection details

Science and Technology, Land Transport, Maritime

Heugh Battery Museum
Moor Terrace
The Headland
TS24 0PS






01429 270746

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