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Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham Old Gaol was ordered to be built in 1330, making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England.

  • yucky stuff
  • the real thing
  • stories
  • North East history
  • a place to think
  • green museums

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
  • Website

Oriental Museum

The Oriental Museum is the Asian art, antiquities, and material culture Museum of the University of Durham. Opened in 1960, it displays a remarkable collection from the cultures of Asia, Egypt, Islamic North Africa and the Middle-East.

  • green museums
  • world history
  • the real thing
  • craft
  • art
  • Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
  • 0191 334 5694
  • Website

Woodhorn

Experience the sights, sound and smells of the history of Northumberland through a series of interactive exhibitions including the ‘Follow the Banner’ exhibition and ‘The Colliery Experience’.

  • green museums
  • a nice cuppa
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • noise
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • QE II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF
  • 01670 624455
  • Website