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Ryhope Engines Museum

The Ryhope Engines Museum, based in the Ryhope Pumping Station is now regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East. Although the station no longer pumps water, the two huge beam engines are kept in working order and ‘steamed’ periodically for visitors.

  • the unusual
  • noise
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • historic buildings
  • Ryhope Pumping Station, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0ND
  • 0191 521 0235
  • 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
  • getting north
  • Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, NE29 8DX
  • 0191 200 7146
  • 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