Kirkleatham Museum

About Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham Museum is the local heritage museum for the borough of Redcar and Cleveland. It is home to a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions; all housed in a magnificent 1709 Queen Anne building that began life as Free School for Boys.

Family having a picnic outside Kirkleatham Museum

The museum features a wide range of exhibitions and displays covering local industrial, maritime, and social history. Kirkleatham Museum also plays host to an annual programme of exciting exhibitions, family events, musical performances, and seasonal activities.

Visitors can also enjoy the beautiful grounds found around the museum, with excitement and adventure for children of all ages. Within the museum grounds, a small woodland trail has been created and benefits from hard surfaced pathways, suitable for visitors to enjoy all year round, including those with access difficulties.

Visit Kirkleatham Museum


Kirkleatham Museum provides a range of facilities to offer you a fantastic day out

Children's trails/adventure playground

Park near to the parking facilities.

Toilets and baby changing facilities

Toilets available in the grounds as well as in the museum.

Cycle parking facilities

Located outside the museum entrance.

Picnic site

Picnic tables and benches available throughout the grounds with plenty of grass area to sit on.

Dogs at Kirkleatham Museum

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome, only.

Getting here

Contact us

Kirkleatham Museum, Kirkleatham, Redcar, TS10 5NW
Tel 01642 479500


On Kirkleatham Lane near centre of the village

Public transport

Buses: Arriva North East service Kirkleatham with the services 81, 81A, 63 and the 64.
Train: The closest train station to the museum is Redcar Central.

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