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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

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

The Museum sits on the site of the first Cleveland Ironstone Mine from which industrial Teesside emerged.

  • getting mucky
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • the unusual
  • stories
  • North East history
  • industrial history
  • heritage
  • Deepdale, Skinningrove, TS13 4AP
  • 01287 642 877
  • Website
  • Email

Heatherslaw Cornmill

Explore and discover this fully operational Victorian watermill on the banks of the beautiful river Till.

  • doing things as a family
  • big stuff
  • being original
  • being active
  • dressing up
  • having fun
  • historic buildings
  • industrial history
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • Ford Forge, Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4TJ
  • 01890 820 488
  • Website

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

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
  • 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

Ryhope Engines Museum

The Ryhope Engines Museum, based in the Ryhope Pumping Station is now regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East. Although the station no longer pumps water, the two huge beam engines are kept in working order and ‘steamed’ periodically for visitors.

  • the unusual
  • noise
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • historic buildings
  • Ryhope Pumping Station, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0ND
  • 0191 521 0235
  • Website

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas

This striking Victorian building is the world’s first electric lighthouse. Take in the fantastic views over Marsden Bay and the notorious currents of ‘Whitburn Steel’ before taking part in hands-on activities and events for all the family.

  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • fresh air
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • wildlife
  • Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7NH
  • 0191 529 3161
  • Website

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Museum

The Museum is packed full of fascinating and unique artefacts from the Brigade’s history. Behind every picture and relic is a captivating story revealing links into both the Brigade’s past and present role as a Voluntary Life Brigade on the North Tyneside Coastline.

  • ships
  • the real thing
  • the unusual
  • Spanish Battery, Tynemouth, NE30 4DD
  • 0191 257 2059
  • Website

Winkies Castle Museum

Discover local history and heritage at Winkies Castle Folk Museum, founded by local cobbler Jack Anderson in 1975. Winkies Castle is home to many unique hands-on artefacts from hundreds of years of Marske’s history. Limited opening applies, call for more information.

  • the unusual
  • North East history
  • heritage
  • 162 High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea, TS11 7NB
  • 01642 775 086
  • Website
  • Email