33b. West Hartlepool (2) The Maritime Experience - Historic Quay - Museum of Hartlepool
The Historic Quayside has been developed to capture the atmosphere of an 18th century seaport involving commercial sailing ships and navel vessels too.
The row of buildings forming one side of the 'Maritime Experience'.
The last picture on this page shows these buildings from the other side on the quayside.
The entrance to the Maritime Experience and the Museum of Hartlepool.
Part of the painting of West Hartlepool (in 1844?) by J W Carmichael
A classic fishing cobble - the THREE BROTHERS GRANT HL 154 (the HL indicating registered at Hartlepool).
The museum, which you enter via the reception and gift shop, has lots about the commercial and maritime history of West Hartlepool and models of boats, railway engines, marine engineering etc.
A ship's chandlers shop on the quayside.
The Sir William Gray suite and Baltic Rooms which can be hired out for parties, wedding receptions, seminars and meetings!
An outfitters for the 'smart' naval gentleman!
The Quayside Bistro and Coffee Shop
The row of shops on the Maritime Quayside alongside HMS TRINCOMALEE
HARTLEPOOL INDEX: 33a. Hartlepool (1) Tourist Information Centre, Panoramic Views from Christ Church & town buildings * 33b. Hartlepool (2) The Maritime Experience - Historic Quay - Museum of Hartlepool * 33c. Hartlepool (3) PSS Wingfield Castle and Jackson Dock * 33d. Hartlepool (4) HMS TRINCOMALEE * 33e. Hartlepool (5) Some General Harbour and Marina Scenes * 33f. Hartlepool (6) St Hilda's Church * 33g. Hartlepool (7) The Tall Ships Race 2010
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