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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

Type:Museum

Deepdale, Skinningrove, Tees Valley, TS13 4AP

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On the site of the original Loftus Ironstone Mine, this museum offers visitors an exciting and authentic underground experience.

Discover the special skills and customs of the miners who helped make Cleveland one of the most important ironstone mining districts in Victorian and Edwardian England.

- Hear how ironstone was first discovered in the Cleveland area
- Experience the cavernous ventilation spaces
- Enter the North Drift of the old mine
- Enter the dark world of a typical Cleveland drift mine
- Explore an underground working place
- Hear the Trappy Lad's tales of his first day underground
- See how the stone was drilled and charged with explosives
- Hear the sound of the blast. Go back if you dare amongst the fallen blocks of stone

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      Opening Times

      2019 (13 Mar 2019 - 4 Nov 2019)
      DayTimes
      Monday - Friday10:00 - 15:30
      Saturday13:00 - 15:30
      SundayClosed
      Bank HolidayClosed

      * Out of hours opening - pre booked parties only.

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