Birthplace of Captain Cook and home to the second largest collection of Picassos in the UK, Middlesbrough offers various museums and galleries, all providing insights into aspects of the town's culture and history. Otherwise, the town offers activities and amenities you would expect to find, and even the option to bungee jump off the iconic Transporter Bridge for the brave visitor!
The Acklam Hall Conservation Area contains Middlesbrough's only Grade 1 Listed Building, the Acklam Hall. It was built about 1680 for Sir William Hustler and later extended, to be a large and imposing English Manor house with a palladian style of architecture and an interesting, highly ornamental interior.
Middlesbrough Town Hall is located in the heart of the town centre, hosting a wide range of entertainment, including live music, comedy and craft fairs. The Grade 2 listed building is imposing and distinctive, with lots of original features and charm.
mima is one of the UK's leading galleries for modern and contemporary art and craft. The landmark building is situated in the heart of Middlesbrough. mima opened to international critical acclaim in 2007, and hosts temporary exhibitions of fine art and craft from 1900 to the present, featuring work by internationally acclaimed artists.
The Dorman Museum forms part of Middlesbrough Council's 'Museums & Galleries Service', offering a great range of eight themed display galleries, full disabled access throughout and additional facilities such as café, on - site collection stores, resources room and education suite.
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