Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council is urging everyone in the borough to take steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Kirkleatham Museum will close from Thursday 19 March and any planned activities such as walks, talks and children’s crafts due to take place in either the Museum or the grounds are also postponed until further notice.
The situation will remain under regular review and we will share updates with you here and on our Facebook page.
Kirkleatham Museum is the local heritage museum for the borough of Redcar and Cleveland. It is home to a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions; all housed in a magnificent 1709 Queen Anne building that began life as Free School for Boys.
The museum features a wide range of exhibitions and displays covering local industrial, maritime and social history. Kirkleatham Museum also plays host to an annual programme of exciting exhibitions, family events, musical performances and seasonal activities.
Visitors can also enjoy the beautiful grounds found around the museum, with excitement and adventure for children of all ages. Within the museum grounds, a small woodland trail has been created and benefits from hard surfaced pathways, suitable for visitors to enjoy all year round, including those with access difficulties.
Building on the success of the last four years, Kirkleatham will again host the Festival of Thrift and a range of community activities including walks and historical talks.
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