"We have a full size ship on display. The ship is called Turbinia and she is the world's first steam turbine powered vessel"
Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
Tel: 0191 232 6789
"The mill is a magnificent three storey building and houses some impressively big machinery! From the huge waterwheel turning in the basement to the hoist that you can operate to lift massive bags of grain and flour, we have plenty of big stuff!"
Ford Forge, Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TJ
Tel: 01890 820 488
North East Aircraft Museum
"We have a huge four engined Vulcan bomber, a twin engined airliner and even our fighter aircraft are large when you stand alongside them"
Old Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3HZ
Tel: 0191 519 0662
Ryhope Engines Museum
"We have the biggest pair of working beam engines in the region, possibly in the country!"
Ryhope Pumping Station, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0ND
Tel: 0191 521 0235
Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon
"Most of our collections are real vehicles so we've got really large collections."
Shildon, DL4 1PQ
Tel: 01388 777 999
Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society
"We have buses to ride on"
c/o 35, Lowther Drive, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6SZ
Tel: 01325 317 657
Museum of Hartlepool
"Some of our exhibits are really big! The Wingfield Castle is a full size paddle steam ship, the lighthouse is the first gas powered of its kind and there is a genuine cable boat to climb in."
Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ
Tel: 01429 860 077