Hematite Kidney Iron ore sample on shelf.
Hematite kidney iron ore sample.

Hodbarrow miners discovered that the site had been used for pre-historic burials. The red iron rich soil would have been used to colour the deceased’s skin. The bones had been re-buried at Hodbarrow point.

In this gallery visitors can see fossils and rocks formed millenia before recorded history. Touch iron ore samples that feel like metal.