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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
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Durham Cathedral, The Treasures of St. Cuthbert

​This stunning World Heritage Site contains relics of St Cuthbert, cathedral and episcopal plate of 17th and 18th centuries as well as Anglo-Saxon artefacts.

  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • a place to think
  • to be inspired
  • famous figures
  • Durham Cathedral, Durham, DH13EH
  • 0191 386 4266
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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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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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Seven Stories National Centre for Children's Books

Seven Stories is where children’s books come to life! Exhibitions, with original manuscripts and illustrations, special events and creative activities the whole family can enjoy.

  • stories
  • monsters
  • making things
  • having fun
  • buying nice things
  • acting like a kid
  • a nice cuppa
  • famous figures
  • architecture
  • puzzles
  • 30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PQ
  • 0845 271 0777
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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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