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Heugh Battery Museum

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this attraction is one not to miss. with all the knowledge of the volunteers and the 1st and 2nd... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Dennis W
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Lovely place to stop off on A headland walk

We visited here on a cold day. We were drawn in by the Cafe serving hot food as well as the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
DJPrincessRoar
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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The Heugh Battery Museum preserves the only First World War Battlefield in the UK and commemorates the Bombardment of the Hartlepools on 16th December 1914. We have a reconstructed trench, lots of large artillery pieces and rifle collection. We have...more
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Moor Terrace | Moor Terrace, The Headland, Hartlepool TS24 0PS, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

this attraction is one not to miss. with all the knowledge of the volunteers and the 1st and 2nd world war attraction to see up close.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a cold day. We were drawn in by the Cafe serving hot food as well as the interesting outer edge. We paid the entrance fee and got chatting to a nice man on the front desk who told us all about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Small museum but full of interesting exhibits. Staff were very knowledgable about the history of the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 533MikeB
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place. A good amount to look round, but can be easily done in an hour. Cafe was lovely and had good prices. All dog friendly too which is certainly a bonus.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Naomi K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is by far the best historic museum in Teesside! The staff are second to none and very knowledgeable. There are some great artefacts, guns and tanks, watch towers etc. This was the site of the first bombardment on English soil in the First World...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We took our 6 year old grandson who thoroughly enjoyed himself the young lady at reception was lovely a fabulous piece of Hartlepools history x

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susie85
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Love it here. Really interesting and the warmest welcome. Volunteers are really knowledgeable and the kids loved hearing about the guns and holding them. Without casting any judgement at all, the talk really highlighted the reality of war. Nice walk around the headland afterwards.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alastair S
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I came today with my 14 year old son. We are from the south coast and are up in Hartlepool as I have fond childhood memories of the area and my dad was brought up near here. I think the WW1 Hartlepool bombardment is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Visited today as we had 9 year old grandson with us and his next year's school project is the 2 world wars. Thought it a little pricey at first as couldn't imagine there being much in such a small place. How wrong we were it's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sheila r
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited this museum as something to do on our visit to Hartlepool but came out more than 2 hours later having learned an amazing amount about the history of the town. Apart from all the big guns, tanks and other vehicles, there is an armoury...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kevin b
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