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From the political comics of the Victorian era to the shenanigans of Dennis the Menace, this exhibition celebrates 150 years of Great British Comics. Children will be able to experience the printing process and create their own pages from a comic book during this exhibition. Inspired by our British Comics exhibition, you can also come and join our art workshop to discover the Pop Art techniques of Roy Lichtenstein. He was inspired by the printing process used to colourise comics in the late 19th century up to the 1950’s. This workshop will be held in May half term and is suitable for KS2+. Check our social media for more details on dates and how to book a free place on this workshop. Normal museum admission applies.

Opening Times

10am-4pm Daily (closed Mondays)


Preston Park Museum Yarm Road

Address: Preston Park Museum & Grounds, Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

Public Transport Directions

By Train
Preston Park Museum & Grounds is about a 12 minute walk from Eaglescliffe Railway Station, operated by Northern. Grand Central also run services between Sunderland and London.

By Bus
The museum is on a well serviced bus route with a stop at the entrance to the grounds.

For more information about public transport links, visit or telephone Stockton Tourist Information on 01642 528130.

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