Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

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Cleveland Ironstone Mill Lane
TS13 4AP

The museum offers visitors an opportunity to discover the skills and customs that built Cleveland's ironstone heritage. It is the only museum in the UK which tells the story of ironstone mining; a key part of the local history of the social and industrial development of Cleveland and Teesside. The Museum today offers visitors an opportunity to experience the underground world of a real ironstone mine and to explore the skills, customs and life of the Cleveland miner. It was these miners that helped make Cleveland the most important ironstone mining district in Victorian and Edwardian Britain.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open 1st April until 31st October Monday - Friday 10:00 - 15:30 (last tour) Saturday 13:00 - 15:30 (last tour) Sunday - pre booked group visits only Please note: As the museum relies on volunteers to open, it may be necessary to call us on 01287 642877 to confirm that we are open before travelling a long distance. Closed: 1st November until 31st March except for school visits and special bookings.


Adults £5.50; Over 60s £5.00; Children (5 – 15 years) £3.00; Children Under 5 Free; Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) £14.00

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