We are delighted to be offered items from family collections. We know how important these objects are and that donating them to a museum is a major step. However, the Heugh Battery Museum is a small museum with very limited space. We have a strict collection policy and ask potential donors to the museum to think how their object fits with our collections policy before offering them.
We are particularly interested in receiving objects that reflect the wartime experiences and resilience of the civilian population of the Hartlepools during both the First and Second World Wars. For more information about how we collect and store our objects, please see our collection policy statement below.