This new £26million museum includes a largescale, interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall, major new displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks, mummies from Ancient Egypt, a planetarium and a life-size T-Rex dinosaur skeleton.
Monday to Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturdays: 10am to 4pm
Sundays: 11am to 4pm
Entry price: Free
Great if you like... natural history, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, fossils, archaeology, dinosaurs, animals, nature, free museums