The Dorman Museum forms part of Middlesbrough Council's 'Museums Service' along with its sister venue - the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum, situated in Stewart Park.
The Dorman Museum houses a large collection of items from the fantastic to the fabulous, celebrating Middlesbrough's heritage through natural history and geology to social history and Victorian arts and craft.
The museum offers a great range of eight themed display galleries, full disabled access throughout and additional facilities such as café, on - site collection stores, resources room and education suite.
The Virtual Tour allows you to see all our permanent galleries from the comfort of your home!Visit The Virtual Tour
Hanging in the double height space of the new Dorman Museum extension is a remarkable and unique historic plan...View The Estate Plan
There are 1,060 items in the Linthorpe Pottery collection representing around 465 of the 2,350 different designs thought to have been produced during the pottery's ten year history...View The Pottery Collection
Travel back through time along our interactive timeline.
Learn more about the social history in our area or jump back to the time of the dinosaurs!
Teesside - Naturally, Dennis Roddam. 19th February - 28th July 2012
The theme of nature is the focus of this exhibition with inspiration taken directly from some of the Dorman Museum’s finest local taxidermy specimens.