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Bowes Railway

Bowes railway is the only standard-gauge rope hauled railway in the world which is in preservation. The extensive site has workshops, blacksmiths, steam and diesel locomotives and a huge collection of wagons and artefacts from the history of the Durham Coalfield.

  • travelling
  • trains
  • industrial history
  • a nice cuppa
  • being original
  • Springwell Village, Gateshead, NE9 7QJ
  • 0191 416 1847
  • Website

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

The Schoolroom Museum is housed in a building once used as a charity school which was founded in 1704 by Michael Postgate, a local landowner, and it was here between 1736 and 1740, that Captain James Cook received his early education.

  • travelling
  • stories
  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • famous figures
  • 101 High Street, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, TS9 6NB
  • Website

North East Land, Sea and Air Museums

The Museum hosts the North of England’s premier collection of Aviation history and offers the largest Aviation collection between Yorkshire and Scotland.

  • being active
  • big stuff
  • collections
  • doing things as a family
  • military history
  • to be inspired
  • travelling
  • Old Washington Road, Sunderland, SR5 3HZ
  • 0191 519 0662
  • Website

The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Uncover the story of one of the world’s greatest navigators and mariners Captain James Cook, through the Museum’s hands-on displays.

  • travelling
  • stories
  • ships
  • learning
  • exploring
  • dressing up
  • world history
  • famous figures
  • Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AT
  • 01642 311 211
  • Website