Blandford Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4JA Directions
Weddings, Meetings, Education, Research, Workshops, Cafe, Venue Hire, Learning Programs, Military History and Social History, Secondary School, Science and Technology, Play and Invent Space Exhibits, Birthday Parties, Exhibitions, Models of Stephenson's Steam Engines Collection, Gift Shops & Gallery
'Discovery Museum' is home to one of the finest collection of scientific and technical material outside of London. It housing significant collection on maritime history, social history, and regimental history. Packed with the interesting collection and interactive displays. This will be the perfect place to learn and have fun for all ages. The Museum also shows a replica of Swan's first lightbulb, Stephenson's steam engine models, ship models from Swan Hunter's famous Tyne shipyards, and a prototype of the BAE systems challenger 2 tanks shown outside the museum. Wheelchairs are available for visitor use. The Museum open for 7 days a week with free admission.
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LIFE SCIENCE CENTRE
Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4EP Directions
School and Group Visits, Venue Hire, Curriculum-Linked Workshops, Weddings, Conferences and Meetings, Exhibitions, Ceremonies, Picnic Area, Special Events, Christmas Party, Accessibility, Charity, Displays, Collections, Cafes, Outreach, Families and Teen Programs, Gift Shop & Birthday Parties
'Life Science Center' is an award-winning visitor attraction and educational facility. Their research facilities housing young and growing biotechnology companies and an internationally renowned centre belonging to Newcastle University, two state-of-the-art fertility, and regenerative medicine clinics (NHS). Offers delicious food and barista coffee, or if you prefer to bring your food, you are welcome to use the indoor packed lunch area. Free admission for children aged 4 and under. Bottle and food warming facilities, Baby change facilities on all floors are available.
Price: Family (1 Adult + 3 Children or 2 Adults + 2 Children) £31
Children (Aged 5-17) £7.50
Concession (OAP, Student or Unwaged) £10
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GREAT NORTH MUSEUM: HANCOCK
Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4PT Directions
Virtual Tours, Ancient Egypt, Hadrian's Wall, stories, Garden, Learning Programs, Outreach, Exhibitions, Communities, Living Planet, Fossil Stories, Planetarium, Great North Nights Collections, World Cultures and Young Children in the Mouse House Collection, Cafes, Shops, Natural Northumbria, Packed Lunch Area & Library
'The Great North Museum Hancock' was founded in 1884 as a natural history museum in Newcastle to house the Natural History Society of Northumbria's growing collections. The gallery Living Planet spans the museum's ground and first floor and tells wildlife and habitat stories. It also features ponds and aquariums for live animals. The Museum also holds temporary exhibitions and a range of free events, from children's activities to lectures and evening events. Showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and much more.