Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:18/03/2020

Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic Dorman Museum and Dressers Tea Room will be closed for the foreseeable future.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but the health of our residents and staff, especially the vulnerable is of paramount importance and we must do everything we can to slow the spread of Coronavirus.


Archive & Ephemera

The museum collects archive materials related to objects within the wider collection.

Most other archive material is collected and stored by Teesside Archives. The museum’s ephemera collection is wide ranging but essentially based on the history of Middlesbrough and relates to commercial printed materials such as posters, invoices, letter-heads, etc.

The museum has an extensive collection of newspaper cuttings relating to Middlesbrough events and people.


The Victorious Ending of the Great World War