The entrance is signposted as the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool however this is also the entrance to the Museum of Hartlepool. After you go through the entrance doors turn right, then right again, the Museum is straight ahead.
The main entrance has two sets of double doors. There is a push button on the left hand side of the outer doors and on the right hand side of the inner doors. The doors open towards you.
The entrance to the museum has a set of manual double doors however they will be held open during opening hours.
Immediately inside the entrance is the shop and reception desk for the National Museum of the Royal Navy.