Welcome to the Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough. A great family day out. Learn, have fun & enjoy!
17th July – 4th November
The Harry Potter: A history of Magic exhibition features various artefacts from the museum’s collections relating to mythology and folklore, including magical and non-magical creatures, wizarding school supplies, an apothecary and vampire slayer’s toolkit, and welcoming ghost, all displayed within a miniature Diagon Alley and a sample of Hogwarts’ interior.
Open : Tuesday – Sunday 10:30 – 15:00 Free Admission
FABULOUS FIFTIES – History Wardrobe
3rd October 2018
£8 including light refreshments
Tickets available from the museum shop.
This lively presentation transforms the downtrodden housewife of the 1950’s into a domestic goddess. It includes a super array of original garments and accessories including girdles, hats, bags, shoes, coats, cardigans and ridiculously pretty frocks.
Containing a full size dinosaur model, human skulls, a mineral mine, audio-visual presentation and large display objects around a spaceship-like table under a starry sky. More…
The Nelson Collection
The Thomas Hudson Nelson collection of birds and eggs was bequested to the museum in 1914. More…
Hanging in the double height space of the new Dorman Museum extension is a remarkable and unique historic plan. Measuring around 13 feet square this plan, painted on sailcloth, shows the extent and detail of the Lordship of Acklam Estates. More…
Russian Brown Bear
June 1957 saw the return of the Russian brown bear, kindly donated to the museum by Rev Hubbard in 1938.
You can see the Russian Brown Bear ( URSIDAE CARNIVORA MAMMALIA ) on display within the shop above reception.