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Kirkleatham Museum & Grounds

Kirkleatham Museum and GroundsKirkleatham Museum and Grounds

Kirkleatham Museum is a free local history museum, waiting to be discovered.

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland. Hosted within a magnificent 1710 Queen Anne building, the museum showcases a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions set out on all three floors.

The museum features a wide range of semi-permanent displays covering local and social history, and the maritime and industrial heritage of the area. The renowned Saxon Princess Exhibition is a stunning showcase of some of the finest Anglo Saxon finds from Northern England and is an outstanding and popular addition to the visitor experience.

Within the Museum is Kirkleatham Reference Library. The library is available for private research and its collection includes local history information, press cuttings, parish registers and maps.


Designated disabled car parking is available within the Museum's main car park.

The site is generally flat, with gentle ramps at the ends of pathways which make it ideal for wheelchair users.

Access into the Museum is through a wide double door and then an automatic door which opens with a push of a button.

Displays and exhibitions occupy all three floors of the Museum, all of which are accessible via the Ground Floor lift.

Public toilets, facilities for disabled visitors and baby changing facilities are located on the Ground Floor.