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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
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Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

Located within Grade 1 listed Berwick Barracks, designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, the museum displays items from the old garrison town and its surroundings. There is also an internationally important fine art collection displayed in the “Burrell at Berwick” gallery,

  • architecture
  • military history
  • art
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • to be inspired
  • The Clock Block, Berwick Barracks Parade, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1DQ
  • 01289 309538
  • 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
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Hartlepool Art Gallery

The best things in life are free and Hartlepool Art Gallery is no exception!

  • doing things as a family
  • a place to think
  • art
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ
  • 01429869706
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Hatton Gallery

​With its impressive exhibition spaces, the Hatton Gallery has been at the heart of cultural life in the North East since the early 20th century.

  • to be inspired
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • The Quadrangle, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
  • 0191 222 6059
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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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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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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
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Shipley Art Gallery

The Shipley has become well established and has built up one of the best craft and design collections outside of London, including ceramics, wood, glass, textiles and furniture.​

  • pictures
  • design
  • being creative
  • art
  • making things
  • craft
  • Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4JB
  • 0191 477 1495
  • Website