Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham Museum
Kirkleatham
Redcar
North Yorkshire
TS10 5NW
England

Website

www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/museums

E-mail

museum_services@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

Telephone

01642 479500

Fax

01642 474199

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Kirkleatham museum
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Kirkleatham Museum was opened in 1981. It is located in Kirkleatham Old Hall which was built in 1709 as a 'Free School' by the local Turner family. Nearby are several listed buildings worthy of a visit. We have a new education facility and an excellent cafe. As well as permanent exhibitions we have a regular temporary exhibition programme, highlighting local artistic talent in the 'Little Gallery' and Pavilion.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

April-September
Tues-Sun 1000-1700
Bank holiday Mon Open
October-March 1000-1600

Closed: Mon except Bank Holidays.
Christmas through to New Year.

Admission charges

Free admission.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Land Transport, Natural Sciences, Science and Technology, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Memories of Childhood

  • 7 September 2007 — 7 September 2015 *on now

An exhibition spanning five decades of children's games and toys from the 1950's to 2000.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Museum - 1st Floor

Admission

Free admission

Ironstone Mining

  • 7 September 2007 — 7 September 2015 *on now

An exhibition providing an insight into the lives of Ironstone Miners, the tools they used and the conditions they worked in. There is also an audio-visual display with a short excerpt from Craig Hornby's A Century In Stone. This exhibtion is also a perfect prelude to the Ironstone Mining Museum in Skinningrove.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Where

Museum - 1st Floor

Admission

Free admission

The Saxon Princess

  • 28 May 2011 — 5 September 2015 *on now

A new exhibition which is the culmination of an exciting six year archaeological project at Loftus, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The findings date back to the 7th century and are unparalleled in the Anglo-Saxon world. Some pieces include precious metal jewellery from a Saxon princess, beads and a reconstruction of the Royal bed burial will form part of the exhibition. The exhibition includes a replica Anglo-Saxon house, an audio-visual display and the chance to learn how these people lived their lives.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Where

Museum - Top Floor

Admission

Free

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