The Dorman Museum has a huge collection of items from the fantastic to the fabulous, from natural history and geology to social history and Victorian arts and craft.
Interesting and fun for all ages and abilities with 8 galleries and 3 exhibition spaces meaning there's something for everyone including plenty of hands-on activities, objects and children's trails.
Experience life in a bomb shelter, investigate local history, explore the natural world and come face to face with ancient civilisations.
Enjoy the impressive collection of Linthorpe Pottery. There are 1,060 items in the Linthorpe Pottery collection representing around 465 of the 2,350 different designs thought to have been produced during the pottery’s ten year history.
The Nelson Room featuring the Thomas Hudson Nelson collection of birds and eggs features over 100 mounted bird specimens on display in the gallery.
Changing exhibition programme and regular holiday events. Fully accessible and FREE.
Tuesday-Sunday - 9.30am-5pm (Last entry 4.45 pm)
Closed 24-27th December, 1st January and 2-5th January 2013 (annual maintenance).
Good for walkers
Good for school visits
Open by appointment only
Space available for hire/meetings/parties
Group tours available
Baby changing facility
Guide dogs only
Nearest major road is A66. From the A66 or the A19 head for Middlesbrough town centre. Dorman Museum is located on Linthorpe Road and is brown-signed from the town centre and A66.