Find Us

The Heugh Battery Museum preserves the only First World War battlefield in the UK and commemorates the bombardment of the Hartlepools in December 1914.

How to Find Us

Find us on Moor Terrace, The Ancient Headland, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0PS.

Opening Times and charges

Entrance fee

We operate a Pay What You Decide entry fee (some events may have a charge, please see events page for details).  We would like to thank visitors for their continued support and contributions towards the maintenance of the Heugh Battery Museum collections and site. 

Group Visits

Groups can have exclusive access to the museum on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (between 10am and 2pm) with guided tour and access to the handling collection.  We can also open the museum in the evening for group visits.  Charges for group visits are £100 for up to 20 people, additional guests are charged at £5 per person.  If you would like to arrange a visit for a group, please email

Opening Hours



10am – 4pm


10am – 4pm


10am – 4pm


10am – 4pm

Getting Here

By Train

The closest train station to the Heugh Battery Museum is Hartlepool Train Station. For more information on this station please visit the Northern Rail website by clicking here.

To plan your trip from the train station to the Museum please find below a handy Google Map with directions to us from the station.

By Bus

The Heugh Battery Museum is situated on the Stagecoach Hartlepool Number 7 bus. Visitors can get to the Museum by getting off on the final stop in Headland Town Square. The Museum is then just a short walk from the bus stop to the Museum entrance.

The Number 7 bus can also be used to travel back into Hartlepool Town Centre, where connecting buses and other methods of travel will be available.

A timetable for the Number 7 bus is available via the Stagecoach Hartlepool website by clicking here.

Accessibility Information

We have worked with AccessAble to make finding out about our facilities easier before your visit. AccessAble’s surveyors visited our venue in person to create a Detailed Access Guide. Click the button for detailed accessibility information to Heugh Battery Museum.

Take a look at the video below for accessibility information related to Heigh Battery Museum. Thank you to Digital Culture Network for producing the video. 

The Only First World War Battlefield in the UK

Open: Friday – Monday from 10am – 4pm
Heugh Battery Museum, Moor Terrace, Headland, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0PS
01429 270746
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