The Galleries

  • The Hall and its People

    Explore the history and discover the ambitions of the two families that made the Hall what it is today- the Fowlers (Georgian era) and the Ropners (Victorian era).

  • Collectors and Collecting

    Celebrating the museum’s exciting and varied collection, highlights include Colonel Spence’s ‘Weapons Explosion’, plus the Clephan and Ions Collection.

  • The River Tees

    The River Tees has defined the lives of people of the borough for centuries – discover how people came to settle, and the trades and skills they brought with them.

  • Clocking Off

    Use our very own clocking off machine to punch your card and enter the world of ‘after hours’ entertainment. Find out what life would have been like outside of work 200 years ago.

  • Temporary Exhibition Gallery

    Regular programme of temporary exhibitions. Varying in subject, past events have included work by artists and local photographers. Click here to see what's on this month.

  • Community Curated

    This space provides the opportunity for organised groups to display their own objects and archives, supported by those from the museum's collection. Click here to see what's on this month.

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