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Discovery Museum

​Discovery Museum is one of the North East of England’s most popular free venues and the place to find out about life on Tyneside, from science and technology to fashion through the eras and military history.

  • science
  • puzzles
  • making things
  • military history
  • inventions
  • big stuff
  • ships
  • technology
  • being original
  • being creative
  • getting north
  • Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
  • 0191 232 6789
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Grace Darling Museum

RNLI Grace Darling Museum is a small site full of exciting things for your family to do. Entry is free, so you can pop in several times throughout your visit.

  • stories
  • North East history
  • doing things as a family
  • ships
  • famous figures
  • Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh, NE69 7AE
  • 01668 214 910
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Museum of Hartlepool

​With lots of interactive fun, colourful characters, full size fishing coble and even a few sea monsters, the Museum of Hartlepool tells the story of a past which is packed with exciting events and interesting people.

  • doing things as a family
  • learning
  • monsters
  • North East history
  • ships
  • Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ
  • 01429 860 077
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Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Find out about the selfless courage of a community who has braved the elements to fish, mine for coal, whilst maintaining a lifeboat station and manning rescue missions to help family and friends in trouble.

  • ships
  • a nice cuppa
  • big stuff
  • doing things as a family
  • learning
  • North East history
  • stories
  • getting north
  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point, Newbiggin by the Sea, NE64 6DB
  • 01670 819251
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Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Segedunum, which means strong fort, stands at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall. Today Segedunum is once again the gateway to Hadrian’s Wall. It is the most excavated fort along the wall and has a large interactive Museum plus a 35 meter high viewing tower.

  • a nice cuppa
  • being active
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • learning
  • military history
  • North East history
  • romans
  • ships
  • the real thing
  • world history
  • getting north
  • Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR
  • 0191 236 9347
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Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade

​Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade was founded in March 1877 to help save life from shipwreck using rocket apparatus and breeches buoy. Today the Brigade runs a coastal Search and Rescue Service and a Coastwatch.

  • ships
  • doing things as a family
  • stories
  • The Watch House, Pier View, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 OPR
  • 0191 267 2579
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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
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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
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National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool

National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool, is a unique and fascinating journey through time, set in an authentically-created historic quayside of the 1800s.

  • military history
  • big stuff
  • ships
  • the real thing
  • The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool, Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ
  • 01429 860 077
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  • Email