Exploration also took place within the Tees Valley and continues to this day with exciting new experiments occurring deep underground to unlock the mysteries of the universe.The exhibition features Captain James Cook, Gertrude Bell, Frank Wild, Ralph Jackson and Katherine Routledge. There is also a detector from the UK research institute and their Dark Matter investigations in their Boulby underground laboratory.
Saint Hild and Hartlepool Abbey
Saint Hilda’s Church in Hartlepool is believed to be what is left of an abbey that once stood on the headland. It is named so after the Abbess who managed the site during the 7th Century.