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Pay a visit to one of the region’s many museums and you might be surprised at just how much the Tees Valley has made a significant impact on the world we know today!

Visit the hometown of British explorer Captain James Cook in Middlesbrough. Take a voyage through maritime history at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool or make a stop at the birthplace of the Stockton & Darlington Railway and its Head of Steam museum.

For the perfect way to while away an afternoon and really get the imagination going, head to one of the contemporary and cutting-edge galleries and immerse yourself in modern art from renowned artists at mima and Palace Arts Gallery in Redcar.

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Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum will be closed over the winter period and re-open in Spring. ...

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Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum has a huge collection of items from the fantastic to the fabulous, from natural ...

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Gallery TS1

In the heart of Middlesbrough, Gallery TS1 exhibits and sells quality art and crafts which are all ...

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Guisborough Museum

Guisborough Museum is housed in a building to the rear of Sunnyfield House on Westgate Road. A ...

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Hartlepool Art Gallery

Hartlepool Art Gallery sits centrally within the cultural quarter of the town and is part of  the ...

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Head of Steam

Head of Steam Museum is located on the 1825 route of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, the ...

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Heugh Gun Battery Museum

Explore a faithfully restored 19th century coastal defence battery. This North-East visitors ...

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HMS Trincomalee

HMS Trincomalee, built in 1817, is one of the oldest ship afloat in Europe and the last of ...

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Kirkleatham Museum

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the borough of Redcar & Cleveland with a ...

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Land of Iron

Explore this completely new state of the art attraction, featuring artefacts and stories from the ...

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Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, part of Teesside University, is moving forward with a civic ...

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Museum of Hartlepool

The Museum of Hartlepool is housed in a purpose-built building adjacent to the National Museum of ...


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