Hedon Museum 2020 Season preview

UPDATE – The Museum will close to the public from Wed 25 March until further notice due to the ongoing concerns with coronavirus (COVID-19):


Model ships, vintage cameras and 1970’s memorabilia will feature along with traditional artworks at exhibitions on display at Hedon Museum during its 2020 season from March to November.

Hull-based United Towing Co. Ltd. was the leading towing and salvage company in the UK at the peak of its 70-year history. That history will be reflected in model ships and other displays during the Museum’s opening exhibition from March 4 until April 18th. Inns and Inn Signs will be the focus of the exhibition running from April until June, whilst Abstract and Elegant Woodturning is showcased from June to July and during the same period Vintage Cameras & Old Photographs will be on display.. There will be a chance to be nostalgic and Revisit the ’70s from July to September. New artwork and crafts have always featured in every season at the museum and from mid-September to mid-October, a display of Crafts made from Recyclables will be available to view, all created by the Sunk Island Ladies group. The season will end with Artwork and Ceramics by artists Julie Marshall and Rachel Ehlert.

From March 4 until November 27th the Hedon Museum will be open from 10am – 4pm every Wednesday and Saturday. It’s FREE admission and refreshments are available. There are pre-loved books for sale and other museum souvenirs. The Museum has a permanent exhibition downstairs and regularly changing exhibitions upstairs. There is a modern stairlift to reach the exhibition room. When in Hedon on a museum open day on Wednesday and Saturday, look out for the signs and noticeboards around town guiding you to the entrance via Watmough’s Arcade.

Photo: Hedon Museum volunteer and Press Officer Katy Miller with one of the noticeboards located on Watmough’s Arcade on open days guiding visitors to the Museum entrance.

Free Admission. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10am – 4pm. Refreshments are available. Pre-loved books for sale.


Stairlift accessibility to exhibition room:

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