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Dorman Museum

Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA. England

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The Dorman Memorial Museum was opened in 1904 by Sir Arthur Dorman to commemorate his late son, George. The museum has a variety of permanent displays covering social history, natural sciences and art & design. Visitors can explore our Four Corners gallery hosting our original ethnographic collections from Ancient Egypt and Africa, Earth in Space to come face to face with our model dinosaur Eo, discover Middlesbrough’s history in Town in Time, step back into the Edwardian era in the Nelson Gallery which is filled with taxidermied birds and eggs in their original Edwardian setting, discover the largest publically owned collection of Victorian industrial designer Christopher Dresser and be amazed by our historical and local Linthorpe Art Pottery of which Dresser was Art Superintendent. The museum also has 2 temporary exhibition spaces for community produced, in-house and touring exhibitions as well as an exciting VR ride, so there is plenty to see and do.

Email chloe_leeson@middlesbrough.gov.uk to book.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details

Contact

teesvalleymuseums.org/visit/dorman-museum/

Address

Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough
TS5 6LA. England

Opening Hours

Open Tuesday-Sunday 10-4pm.