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Heugh Gun Battery Museum


Moor Terrace, Hartlepool, Tees Valley, TS24 0PS

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Heugh Gun Battery

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Explore a faithfully restored 19th century coastal defence battery. This North-East visitors attraction boasts a unique history, being the only area to have seen ship-to-shore combat during the First World War and throughout World War II up until 1956 with the disbanding of the coastal artillery forces. The exhibits tell the story of those who lost their lives and the brave men who defended the area.

Visit the original barrack room, now an exciting visitor’s centre, underground magazines, coastal artillery and observation tower.

The Heugh Gun Battery Trust Limited actively encourage many enactment societies to hold meetings and join in on the exhibitions held at The Heugh Gun Battery.

Some of the activities include Gun Parades, Display Teams and the Drill Competitions open to all.

Whilst visiting make sure you take a look around the workshop or take a relaxing break in the new coffee shop.

The venue is also available to hire from meetings to children's parties. The function room can hold up to 30 people plus equipment.



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    Opening Times

    September - November 2020 (1 Sept 2020 - 30 Nov 2020)
    Monday - FridayClosed
    Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
    June - August 2021 (1 June 2021 - 31 Aug 2021)
    Monday10:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday - ThursdayClosed
    Friday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
    Bank HolidayClosed

    * June - August: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10am - 5pm
    September - November: Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm
    December - January: Closed
    February - May: Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm

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