Culture

Overview & description

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the Borough of Redcar & Cleveland with a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions set on three floors all housed within a magnificent Queen Anne Building.

The museum features semi-permanent displays covering local & social history, maritime & industrial heritage.

Experience the famous Saxon Princess Exhibition, a stunning showcase of some of the finest Anglo Saxon finds from Northern England.

Kirkleatham Museum plays host to an annual programme of exciting family events, musical performances and seasonal activities.

Learning has never been so much fun! Kirkleatham Museum is home to the Science. Play. Imagination. Drama. Environment. Resources. (SPIDER) Centre, a great learning resource for children, the SPIDER Centre is a place where learning is fun and children can discover their history and heritage.

Children can enjoy excitement and adventure in the colourful and safe play area. Bring along a picnic and take advantage of the scenic grounds, visit the onsite café and experience their wholesome, high quality, fresh food.

Also on site is the privately owned Kirkleatham Owl Centre, home to a wide variety of birds, bugs and creatures from around the world.

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