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Auckland Castle (Currently Closed for Redevelopment)

​Auckland Castle has been home to the Prince Bishops of Durham for over 900 years and is one of the UK’s most important historical buildings.

  • collections
  • animals
  • art
  • a place to think
  • to be inspired
  • historic buildings
  • wildlife
  • Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, County Durham
  • 01388 743 750
  • Website
  • Email

Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society

​This is a mobile museum and as such it is not kept in one place. As a result the primary way the museum exhibits their collection is at bus rallies and other public events.

  • heritage
  • fresh air
  • big stuff
  • being original
  • being active
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • This is a mobile museum, offices based in Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6SZ
  • 01325 317 657
  • Website

Bailiffgate Museum

Attractively located in the former St Mary’s Church, Bailiffgate Museum brings the people and places of North Northumberland to life in a lively, interactive style.

  • North East history
  • dressing up
  • doing things as a family
  • collections
  • making things
  • acting like a kid
  • 14 Bailiffgate, Alnwick, NE66 1LX
  • 01665 605 847
  • Website

Cherryburn: Thomas Bewick's Birthplace

​This intriguing cottage and farmhouse is the birthplace of Northumberland artist Thomas Bewick.

  • North East history
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • collections
  • art
  • a nice cuppa
  • craft
  • Station Bank, Mickley, Stocksfield, NE43 7DD
  • 01661 843 276
  • Website

Dorman Museum

The Dorman Museum offers eight themed display galleries inviting you to experience life in a bomb shelter, investigate local history and the chance to come face to face with ancient civilisations.

  • to be inspired
  • sparkly things
  • North East history
  • learning
  • doing things as a family
  • design
  • collections
  • craft
  • Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA
  • 01642 813 781
  • Website
  • Email

Durham Castle

Built in the Norman period as an imposing fortress, Durham Castle’s story is entwined with that of the Prince-Bishops of Durham, whose semi-regal status made them some of the most powerful and wealthy men in the country.

  • historic buildings
  • a place to think
  • architecture
  • collections
  • heritage
  • North East history
  • Durham Castle, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW
  • 0191 334 2932
  • Website

Guisborough Museum

​This small volunteer run Museum shows the social, agricultural and commercial history of Guisborough through the ages.

  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • heritage
  • North East history
  • Sunnyfield House, 36 Westgate, Guisborough, TS14 6BA
  • 01287 203617
  • Website
  • Email

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
  • Website
  • Email

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

Museum of Archaeology

Journey through 10,000 years of Durham’s history in our Living on the Hills gallery, at Palace Green Library. This family-friendly exhibition tells the story of Durham from the end of the last Ice Age onwards.

  • a place to think
  • collections
  • learning
  • the real thing
  • to be inspired
  • romans
  • Museum of Archaeology, Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN
  • 0191 334 2932
  • Website