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Cragside

​This extraordinary Victorian mansion was the first in the world to be lit by hydro-electricity.

  • the real thing
  • inventions
  • exploring
  • historic buildings
  • technology
  • architecture
  • Rothbury, NE65 7PX
  • 01669 620 333
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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
  • Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
  • 0191 232 6789
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Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

Step into the newly restored station building and look out for large exhibits like Stephenson’s “Locomotion No. 1” and displays of railway memorabilia.

  • trains
  • North East history
  • doing things as a family
  • a nice cuppa
  • heritage
  • technology
  • the real thing
  • North Road Station, Darlington, DL3 6ST
  • 01325 405060
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Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon houses over 70 vehicles in its ‘Collection Building’, for which admission and parking are free. Learn about the fascinating history of the railways and so much more!

  • trains
  • technology
  • acting like a kid
  • big stuff
  • industrial history
  • learning
  • the real thing
  • Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon,
    Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, DL4 2RE
  • 01904 685780
  • Website