Kirkleatham Old Hall Museum occupies the splendid former free school built in the 18th century by Cholmley Turner. The building became an official local history museum in the early 1980s with the intention of housing existing collections brought in from elsewhere.Plan to visit Kirkleatham Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Redcar attractions using our Redcar trip planner .
Today, Kirkleatham Museum is a popular attraction for the Redcar and Cleveland region, particularly since the installation of the famous Saxon Princess exhibition, featuring rare Anglo-Saxon artefacts unearthed from the Cleveland region in 2007.
Access to the museum is free with free parking facilities. Eating facilities are available at Sophellies café in the pavilion building just opposite the main museum.
Summer Opening: 25 March 2016 – 30 September 2016 10.00 - 17.00
Winter: 01 October 2016 – 14 April 2017 10.00 - 16.00
Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays
Open Good Friday
The museum has three floors and are accessible for wheelchair users. Disabled Toilets facilities and Guide Dogs are Welcome.
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Kirkleatham Museum Reviews
dnowland_12August 21, 2017
Came here recently because they were having a Robot Hunt in the museum house, which our Grandson especially enjoyed walking about with his clipboard and pencil in hand, plus the Saxon Princess exhibit... more »
LinsH83August 12, 2017
Came one rainy day. Arrived at reception to a (very loud & obvious) row between a visitor & member of staff which was an unusual first encounter at this place. The kids loved the robot hunt & looking ... more »
mac765August 12, 2017
Visited this museum as there is a Robot, cyborgs and android exhibit. There were models from Dr Who, Star Wars, Robocop and Star Trek to mention a few. The staff were really nice and helpful and menti... more »
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