Zetland Lifeboat Museum & Redcar Heritage Centre 2024

The 'Zetland' is the oldest surviving lifeboat in the world and is listed within the National Historic Ship Register as part of the Nations Historic Fleet, and was built in 1802 by Henry Greathead at his South Shields boatyard. Other exhibits include replica fisherman’s cottage and a gallery of model ships and artefacts.


Address: 60 The Esplanade Redcar Cleveland TS10 3AH

  • Telephone: 01642 494 311
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Daily 23 Mar-29 Sep. Sat-Sun 5-20 Oct. Daily 28 Oct-3 Nov. 1100-1700, Mon-Fri closes 1600. Visit website for more details.


  • By Rail: Redcar Central / 0.50 miles


  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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