The Cultural Services of Hartlepool Borough Council hold an important and diverse collection of objects that reflect the history of the Hartlepool district. This collection includes objects of maritime history; fine art; decorative art; archaeology; social and industrial history; archives and ephemera; photographs; world cultures; natural history; costume and textiles and coins and medals.
The museum service continues to collect today looking to fill gaps in its existing collection and represent the modern history of the town since the amalgamation of the two Hartlepool Boroughs in 1967.
Much of the collection is placed on public display through permanent or temporary exhibitions at the Museum of Hartlepool and Hartlepool Art Gallery. Objects not currently on display are housed and cared for in our collections stores. These objects are accessible by appointment to the museum service.
Visit Teesmuseums Hartlepool to view information and images from the collections online. Why not view images of photographs in the museum service by visiting our flickr pool. You can also learn more about the museum collections by searching for us on facebook under 'Hartlepool Collections'.
Images from Hartlepool Cultural Services that are part of The Commons on Flickr are labeled 'no known copyright restrictions' indicating that Hartlepool Cultural Services is unaware of any current copyright restrictions on these images either because the copyright is waived or the term of copyright has expired.
Commercial use of images is not permitted. Applications for commercial use or for higher quality reproductions should be made to Hartlepool Cultural Services, Sir William Gray House, Clarence Road , Hartlepool , TS24 8BT . When using the images please credit 'Hartlepool Cultural Services'.
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