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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

| Deepdale, Mill Lane, Skinningrove TS13 4AP, England
+44 1287 642877
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Much better than expected

The leaflet undersells this place. The whole tour was interactive and the guides anecdotes gave a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian P
Cupar, United Kingdom
A must visit

This was a great place to visit, we had three different guides during our tour , every one of them... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Patricia B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Deepdale, Mill Lane, Skinningrove TS13 4AP, England
+44 1287 642877
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Reviewed yesterday

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 4 days ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 10 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
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see in the area. The tour guides are superb, very entertaining and well informed the 2 hours flew in. Would highly recommend

Thank Joy S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

What an experience. The staff are great, friendly, knowledgeable and good with explosives!!! 😲😲😉😉😉. There is a carpark and disabled access and the welcome you get once in the shop/reception area is beyond expectations. As for the guided tour expect to learn lots about mining,...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a must for anyone who may have an interest in the history of the local Ironstone mining. We had our own personal tour guides who were very knowledgeable and informative, very enthusiastic and really do make your tour very interesting. There is so...More

Thank Newmarskeman
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We had our own personnel guided tour to ourselves. Nothing was too much trouble considering there was just us. The tour is arranged in 3 sections with a different guide for each section. The guides were interesting, entertaining, amusing and extremely informative.It is in a...More

Thank Carolwardtim
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This an excellent industrial heritage museum set in the disused drift mine. In reality there is not that much to see but the enthusiastic volunteers bring the site to life. You leave with an excellent understanding of the life of the miners and the place...More

Thank JNK65
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Visited in mid-May and had a guided tour to ourselves. The tour is arranged in three sections with a guide to each section. The guides are very knowledgable and have a lot of information on the mine. Our tour got very extended due to the...More

Thank Stuart M
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15 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