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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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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

The Museum sits on the site of the first Cleveland Ironstone Mine from which industrial Teesside emerged.

  • getting mucky
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • the unusual
  • stories
  • North East history
  • industrial history
  • heritage
  • Deepdale, Skinningrove, TS13 4AP
  • 01287 642 877
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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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Hexham Old Gaol

Hexham Old Gaol was ordered to be built in 1330, making it the oldest purpose-built prison in England.

  • yucky stuff
  • the real thing
  • stories
  • North East history
  • a place to think
  • green museums

Lindisfarne Priory

​Lindisfarne Priory was one of the most important places for early Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England.

  • the real thing
  • stories
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • doing things as a family
  • exploring
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • historic buildings
  • North East history
  • wildlife
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2RX
  • 01289 389 200
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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
  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Church Point, Newbiggin by the Sea, NE64 6DB
  • 01670 819251
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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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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
  • 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