Museums, Archives, Galleries and Collections


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Brian Welsh Memorial Museum of Anaesthesia
- Part of the Northern Schools of Anaesthesia the museum is physically sited in the anaesthetic training centre in the Royal Victoria Infirmary, with some of the exhibits on display. Images ...

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Heugh Battery Museum
- "The Heugh Battery Museum 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 ...

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Kirkleatham Museum Redcar Tees Valley North East

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  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
National Glass Centre
- Overview About the Centre Map The National Glass Centre is free to visit and is part of the University of Sunderland. It includes a museum, demonstrations and the opportunity to ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum
- Darlington Railway Museum (now Head of Steam) was opened on the 27th September 1975 by the Duke of Edinburgh, on the 150th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. The museum tells ...
from http://www.killhope.org.uk/
Killhope - North of England Lead Mining Museum
- "Killhope is the best preserved lead mining site in Britain and is at the heart of what was the largest lead mining area, in the North Pennines. The museum is ...

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Ferryman's hut in #Alnmouth, #Northumberland: a mini museum with old photos and local history. One of the smallest museums in the country! http://bit.ly/1MqiX5Z

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  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Arbeia - Roman Fort
- Overview About Arbeia Map Street View The fort stood on the Lawe Top in South Shields, overlooking the River Tyne. It was built around 120 AD, guarded the main sea ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Segedunum
- Overview About Segedunum Map Segedunum was a Roman fort built at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall near the banks of the River Tyne. It is located in modern-day Wallsend, ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
- Overview Map The museum was founded in 1983 by volunteers to preserve the remains of the ironstone mining industry, which had once formed the basis of Cleveland’s growth & prosperity ...
  from Pat Thomson (Co-Curate Page)
Berwick Barracks
- Overview About the Barracks Map Street View This is the earliest planned barrack complex in England, built because of the need for a permanent garrison on the Scottish border. Now ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Weardale Museum and High House Chapel
- Overview Map Street View Weardale Museum is located in High House Chapel in Ireshopeburn in Weardale, County Durham. The museum was established by volunteers in 1985 to preserve the heritage ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Blyth Battery
- Overview Map Street View Blyth Battery is a Military and Local Heritage museum which is free to visit. The artillery battery was origninally built in 1916 to defend the port ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Zetland Lifeboat Museum
- Overview About the Zetland Map Street View The Zetland is the worlds oldest surviving lifeboat and was built in 1802. The Zetland was in service for 78 years and saved ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh
- Overview Map Street View Grace Darling was awarded the RNLI's Silver Medal for Gallantry. The museum in her home town of Bambrugh was established in 1938 to commemorate her life. ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Heugh Battery
- Overview About Heugh Battery Map Street View The Heugh Gun Battery was built on the Headland in 1860 to protect the fast growing port of Hartlepool. The Battery guns were ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Watch House Museum, Tynemouth
- Overview Map Street View The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade, founded in 1864, was the first such organisation in the country. The Watch House was built 1886-1887 overlooking the Black Midden ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Hartlepool Art Gallery / Christ Church
- Overview About Hartlepool Art Gallery Map Street View Inside Christ Church on Church Square in Hartlepool was built for, what was then, the new and rapidly growing town of West ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Preston Park Museum and Grounds
- Overview Map Street View Preston Hall near Eaglescliffe in Stockton-on-Tees was a stately home built in 1825 for David Burton Fowler. When Fowler purchased the estate it included four farms, ...

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