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We are looking forward to welcoming you back to the Museum of Hartlepool when we re-open on Monday 17th May. If you are planning a trip, pleased be advised that booking is essential and you can book your free slot on The National Museum of The Royal Navy website here –
The story of Hartlepool brought to life for you
– the finest free show in town!
The Museum of Hartlepool tells the story of a past which is packed with exciting and interesting people. Walk through 5000 years of history, from the Bronze Age, to Hartlepool’s oldest known man, to one of the darkest and most significant days in the town’s history, The Bombardment of the Hartlepools in 1914.