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Hexham Old Gaol

Visit England’s oldest gaol and relive important moments from our region's turbulent past.

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

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
  • Website

Oriental Museum

The Oriental Museum is the Asian art, antiquities, and material culture Museum of the University of Durham. Opened in 1960, it displays a remarkable collection from the cultures of Asia, Egypt, Islamic North Africa and the Middle-East.

  • green museums
  • world history
  • the real thing
  • craft
  • art
  • getting north
  • Elvet Hill, Durham, DH1 3TH
  • 0191 334 5694
  • Website

Woodhorn

A world away from a traditional mining museum, Woodhorn is well-known for its fun events programme, including family picnic days, car shows and cos-play extravaganza, ‘Invasion’ - it even featured on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

  • green museums
  • a nice cuppa
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • noise
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • getting north
  • QE II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF
  • 01670 624455
  • Website