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Museum closed from October

Museum closed from October

news by CIMM  19th September 

Last chance to visit us before we close for building work!

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Museum closed on 14 Sept

Museum closed on 14 Sept

news by CIMM  5th September 

Museum closed due to electricity cut off

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North Drift reopens

North Drift reopens

news by CIMM  8th August 

Underground experience now open to visitors | New prices

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Fossil Hunt cancellation

Fossil Hunt cancellation

news by CIMM  27th July 

Afternoon activities uneffected

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Notice about Family Fossil Hunt

Notice about Family Fossil Hunt

news by CIMM  25th July 

In case of bad weather

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A summer of activites for children and families

A summer of activites for children and families

news by CIMM  6th July 

Details of our summer events, including Feast of Fun

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Altered opening times due to large group bookings

Altered opening times due to large group bookings

news by CIMM  20th June 

Avoid disappointment!

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Meet the Volunteer: Issac McBurney

Meet the Volunteer: Issac McBurney

blog by CIMM  8th June 

Meet Isaac, our Apprentice Education Assistant

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Alteration of opening times on 18 May

Alteration of opening times on 18 May

news by CIMM  16th May 

Temporary alteration of opening times on Friday 18 May

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Kirkleatham events in 2018

Kirkleatham events in 2018

news by CIMM  10th May 

Guided walks around Kirkleatham village and talks at Kirkleatham Museum

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Specially Adapted Tour Opens

Specially Adapted Tour Opens

news by CIMM  20th April 

The Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum will be partially reopened on Monday 23 April with a specially adapted tour!

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Winter weather causes serious building damage at Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

Winter weather causes serious building damage at Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

news by CIMM  23rd March 

A statement on the recent building damage

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Museum closed until further notice

Museum closed until further notice

news by CIMM  21st March 

Museum closed until further notice

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Tales Over Tea

Tales Over Tea

news by CIMM  11th March 

Other events in the local area

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North Drift update

North Drift update

news by CIMM  10th March 

An update on the North Drift improvement works

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Beast from the East

Beast from the East

news by CIMM  26th February 

Our opening times this week (week of 26th Feb)

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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum’s Dreams Become Reality

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum’s Dreams Become Reality

news by CIMM  1st December 

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum is set to get even bigger and better thanks to a massive grant of funding from the HLF and CCF.

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Laboratory of Dark Matters

Laboratory of Dark Matters

news by CIMM  1st July 

Laboratory of Dark Matters is a response by artists to scientific investigations into the unknown nature of the universe.

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North Drift Re-Opens

North Drift Re-Opens

news by CIMM  15th May 

After extended maintenance work, the North Drift reopens to the public as part of our 1½ hour fully-guided tour.

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An Exciting New Season Begins February Half Term

An Exciting New Season Begins February Half Term

news by CIMM  13th January 

An exciting new year starts this February Half Term and we’re looking for skilled and enthusiastic volunteers!

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Almost There

Almost There

news by CIMM  18th October 

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum is one large step closer to securing the funding for Room to Grow, the museum’s £1.7 million redevelopment project.

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Terror Returns to the Tunnels

Terror Returns to the Tunnels

news by CIMM  1st October 

Terror returns to the tunnels in our annual Halloween hair-raiser.

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Summer Events at the Mining Museum

Summer Events at the Mining Museum

news by CIMM  17th July 

Summer comes to Skinningrove bringing with it a full and exciting programme of family events from the Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum.

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Certificate of Excellence for Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

Certificate of Excellence for Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

news by CIMM  30th May 

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum has been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the second year running.

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Room to grow for Cleveland’s ironstone legacy thanks to National Lottery grant

Room to grow for Cleveland’s ironstone legacy thanks to National Lottery grant

news by CIMM  9th May 

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum has been awarded initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund

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100 Years Ago – Zeppelins Over Cleveland

100 Years Ago – Zeppelins Over Cleveland

blog by Ian Wilson  3rd April 

A look back at Skinningrove during World War I.

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