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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

| Deepdale, Mill Lane, Skinningrove TS13 4AP, England
+44 1287 642877
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Over and above

We went here and were truly amazed with the staff. They were setting up for the Christmas event and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Lynne G
Fabulous museum brought to life by superb guides

This is much more than a museum, but a real hands on experience. Great value and all the staff... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Deepdale, Mill Lane, Skinningrove TS13 4AP, England
+44 1287 642877
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We went here and were truly amazed with the staff. They were setting up for the Christmas event and dealing with a flood in the mine which caused issues with the lighting but still took the time to take us on the tour. It was...More

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is much more than a museum, but a real hands on experience. Great value and all the staff were welcoming and friendly and the guides really informative. We were lucky to catch it open before it closes while the exhibition area is being revamped....More

Thank CharlieKing73
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Having had this museum recommended to us, we went and it was really good, not like stuffy museums with glass cases full of yellowing documents, this museum concentrates on having the historical experience. Mick, Dave and Marilyn were our guides, yes guides, and they take...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had a very informative and excellent visit here recently whilst on holiday in the area. The guides were such a friendly bunch of people that made our visit very enjoyable. The whole tour took a few hours and was so well thought out and such...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We went on a very rainy day in the summer school holidays. It was very busy as a result but the museum staff were really helpful and got us on to a tour slot within an hour - we used the time before the tour...More

Thank DLindr
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Visited with our 86 year old father/in law, a retired mining engineer, who had wanted to visit for sometime. Did not know what to expect, but a great welcome from the staff, and an excellent 3 part tour with different guides, who made the whole...More

Thank stevetF5101UH
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The leaflet undersells this place. The whole tour was interactive and the guides anecdotes gave a real insight to the mine when it was open. We thought it would a fairly run of the mill open air museum, however it is much more than that,

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was a great place to visit, we had three different guides during our tour , every one of them knew there stuff they were very friendly and all questions were answered, the place was certainly brought to life for me, they even got me...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The guided tour was absolutely fascinating, Colin, our guide certainly knew his stuff and his enthusiasm certainly shone through. Going underground you could certainly imagine how hard it must have been for both the men & boys working in such hard conditions, mainly in the...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

So, our 15yr old son wanted to visit this place, We actually rolled our eyes (another mine to visit)!, we arrived and waited 30 mins for the next tour to start, however, the staff where very kind and offered us to tag along onto the...More

Thank Diane G
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16 February 2015|
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Response from ClaHark |
The Tours start from 10 in the morning and don't run at set times, so if you turn up at 1130, they may start the tour off with you or get you to wait ten minutes, until the last tour begins at 330pm. The tours run for 1 1/2... More