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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

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
  • Website
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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

Heugh Battery Museum

A unique site, filled with history and intrigue! Come and explore a faithfully restored 19th century coastal defence battery, scene of the 1914 Bombardment of the Hartlepools.

  • acting like a kid
  • military history
  • a nice cuppa
  • being active
  • big stuff
  • buying nice things
  • doing things as a family
  • dressing up
  • exploring
  • The Heugh Battery, Moor Terrace, Hartlepool, TS25 0PS
  • 01429 270 746
  • Website

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

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
  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point, Newbiggin by the Sea, NE64 6DB
  • 01670 819251
  • 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

Stephenson Railway Museum

Relive the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum. The Museum is home to George Stephenson’s ‘Billy’ and other steam engines including ‘Jackie Milburn’ named after the Newcastle United legend.

  • big stuff
  • doing things as a family
  • noise
  • the real thing
  • trains
  • Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, NE29 8DX
  • 0191 200 7146
  • Website

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
  • Website
  • Email