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Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

A visit to Killhope, is a unique experience. Killhope is a fully restored 19th century lead mine, where you experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pennine dales. Including an award wining guided mine tour.

  • green museums
  • industrial history
  • the unusual
  • doing things as a family
  • Near Cowshill, Weardale, DL13 1AR
  • 01388 537 505
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King's Own Scottish Borderers Museum

The history of one of the country's proudest regiments - from 1689 right up to the present day - is traced through vivid displays of uniforms, badges, medals, weapons and relics from the various dramatic campaigns in which it has been involved.​

  • learning
  • military history
  • the real thing
  • The Barracks, The Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DG
  • 01289 307426
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Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland with a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions set on three floors all housed within a magnificent 1710 Queen Anne building.

  • doing things as a family
  • a nice cuppa
  • acting like a kid
  • being active
  • being creative
  • buying nice things
  • dressing up
  • having fun
  • North East history
  • souvenirs
  • Kirkleatham, Redcar, TS10 5NW
  • 01642 479 500
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Lady Waterford Hall

Decorated inside with stunning life-size watercolour murals painted by Louisa, who used estate workers and children as models, the Hall is a must-see for art-lovers and those interested in social history.

  • famous figures
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • to be inspired
  • Ford Village, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 2QG
  • 07790 457580
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Laing Art Gallery

​The Laing Art Gallery has something for everyone to enjoy.

  • making things
  • art
  • doing things as a family
  • sparkly things
  • the real thing
  • famous figures
  • buying nice things
  • a nice cuppa
  • a place to think
  • being creative
  • collections
  • pictures
  • to be inspired
  • New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AG
  • 0191 278 1611
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Lindisfarne Castle

This romantic 16th-century castle was transformed by the famous architect Edwin Lutyens into an Edwardian country home for Edward Hudson, founder of Country Life magazine.

  • historic buildings
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • wildlife
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2SH
  • 01289 389 244
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Lindisfarne Priory

​Lindisfarne Priory was one of the most important places for early Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England.

  • the real thing
  • stories
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • exploring
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • wildlife
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2RX
  • 01289 389 200
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Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon houses over 70 vehicles in its ‘Collection Building’, for which admission and parking are free. Learn about the fascinating history of the railways and so much more!

  • trains
  • technology
  • acting like a kid
  • big stuff
  • industrial history
  • learning
  • the real thing
  • Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon,
    Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, DL4 2RE
  • 01904 685780
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mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima) promotes creativity as a tool for everyone, it is one of the UK’s leading galleries for modern and contemporary art and craft.

  • design
  • pictures
  • architecture
  • a place to think
  • a nice cuppa
  • sparkly things
  • souvenirs
  • buying nice things
  • being creative
  • art
  • Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AZ
  • 01642 726 720
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Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum

Located in Morpeth’s Grade 1 listed 13th century Chantry Bridge Chapel, the Museum specialises in the Northumbria small pipes and their music which are set in the context of bagpipes from around the world.

  • collections
  • heritage
  • the unusual
  • The Chantry, Bridge Street, Morpeth, NE61 1PD
  • 01670 624490
  • Website