Middlesbrough Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom
Middlesbrough, UK - Sights: Some Tourist Attractions That You Must See
Middlesbrough is a town, which is located in North Yorkshire, near the river mouth of the Tees. This industrial town had been quite famous in the past because of the docks and iron industry which developed there in the 19th century. Presently, the town is known to be famous for the various industries that are based there and also for the different tourist attractions drawing many tourists to the town.
The various sights that are regarded as the best tourist attractions of Middlesbrough have been listed below:
The Middlesbrough Football Club is based in the Riverside Stadium, and is known to attract a great number of football fans each year. The fans are allowed to visit the dressing rooms in the stadium, both home and away ones. People definitely cherish the memory of visiting this place for a very long time.
The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, or MIMA, as it is widely popular is a place that one must definitely visit, while in Middlesbrough. The institute is known to be a gallery of contemporary art, and holds excellent exhibitions.
One of the famous museums in Middlesbrough, the Dorman Museum is known for offering the people with an attractive range of exhibits. The museum has a total of eight galleries and also has other galleries that can be used temporarily for holding exhibitions. The exhibits in the museum include dinosaur collections and items that belonged to ancient Egypt.
Albert Park provides people with a lot of recreational activities and hence is seen to be visited by many visitors. One can either boat or fish in the lake, or play tennis or bowling in the park. The park is also used for holding large events. People get to have a great time enjoying the large open place in the park.
Of the several places that attract a large number of visitors each year in Middlesbrough, the Ormesby Hall is particularly popular, especially for its plasterwork, and the wood carvings there. Other attractions include the laundry and kitchen belonging to the Victorian times along with game larder and scullery.
Newham Grange Leisure Farm
It is a great tourist spot that allows visitors to get to know animals like donkeys, sheep, ponies, pigs, cattle, goats, and poultry that are used in farms. The farm is also known to hold an exhibition of craft.
These are a few of the well known tourist attractions in Middlesbrough that make it a popular tourist spot.
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