Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

  • Description

    "The Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum was founded in 1983 by a group of volunteers acutely aware that the remains of the ironstone mining industry, which had once formed the basis of Cleveland’s growth & prosperity, were rapidly being lost, forgotten or destroyed and who set out to celebrate the heritage of that industry by the preservation, conservation and display of artifacts, photographs and documents relating to it. Museum DisplayThe original basis of the Museum was the collection of mining relics accumulated by local journalist Tom Leonard, but this has been supplemented & added to over the years as facilities have been improved and the site expanded..."
  • Owner

    Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://ironstonemuseum.co.uk/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 6 months ago
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