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Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum

At Beamish buildings collected from across the region are filled with objects illustrating the region’s history, many donated by local people to help the Museum tell their story. Costumed staff and volunteers use these collections to create a living, working Museum.

  • North East history
  • historic buildings
  • fresh air
  • dressing up
  • doing things as a family
  • being active
  • architecture
  • a nice cuppa
  • the real thing
  • being original
  • acting like a kid
  • inventions
  • getting north

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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Great North Museum: Hancock

​This new £26million museum includes a largescale, interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall and major new displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms.

  • wildlife
  • space
  • science
  • monsters
  • egypt
  • dinosaurs
  • animals
  • acting like a kid
  • souvenirs
  • getting north
  • Barras Bride, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
  • (0191) 222 676
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Hartlepool Art Gallery

The best things in life are free and Hartlepool Art Gallery is no exception!

  • doing things as a family
  • a place to think
  • art
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • getting north
  • Church Square, Hartlepool, TS24 7EQ
  • 01429869706
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Hatton Gallery

​With its impressive exhibition spaces, the Hatton Gallery has been at the heart of cultural life in the North East since the early 20th century.

  • to be inspired
  • art
  • a place to think
  • being creative
  • pictures
  • getting north
  • The Quadrangle, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
  • 0191 222 6059
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Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

A visit to Killhope, is a unique experience. Killhope is a fully restored 19th century lead mine, where you experience for yourself the life and work of the lead mining families of the Pennine dales. Including an award wining guided mine tour.

  • green museums
  • industrial history
  • the unusual
  • doing things as a family
  • getting north
  • Near Cowshill, Weardale, DL13 1AR
  • 01388 537 505
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Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar

Kirkleatham Museum is the local history museum for the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland with a treasure trove of artefacts and exhibitions set on three floors all housed within a magnificent 1710 Queen Anne building.

  • doing things as a family
  • a nice cuppa
  • acting like a kid
  • being active
  • being creative
  • buying nice things
  • dressing up
  • having fun
  • North East history
  • souvenirs
  • getting north
  • Kirkleatham, Redcar, TS10 5NW
  • 01642 479 500
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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
  • getting north
  • New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AG
  • 0191 278 1611
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Lindisfarne Castle

This romantic 16th-century castle was transformed by the famous architect Edwin Lutyens into an Edwardian country home for Edward Hudson, founder of Country Life magazine.

  • historic buildings
  • fresh air
  • doing things as a family
  • a place to think
  • being active
  • wildlife
  • getting north
  • Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2SH
  • 01289 389 244
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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
  • Website