Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:01/04/2021

Inline with Government guidlines the Dorman Museum will remain closed to the public.

We are reviewing our plans to re-open and will make further announcements in the near future.

Collections

Decorative Arts

The decorative arts collection includes a further 340 items, mostly consisting of pieces from the Middlesbrough Pottery with some examples from other regional potteries and glass manufacturers. There is a small collection of pieces from the Bretby and Ault potteries because of their connections with the Linthorpe Pottery.

There is also a collection of nineteenth century Japanese figures or okimono, possibly carved from walrus ivory.

Middlesbrough Pottery