Here you find an overview of all exhibitions at Great North Museum Hancock in Newcastle upon Tyne. Besides the current temporary exhibitions, the overview lists permanent exhibitions, upcoming exhibitions and past exhibitions.


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Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure
06Oct

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Following visits to Dorchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast Dippy is coming to Newcastle upon Tyne's Great North Museum. Dippy lived in London...
World Cultures
01Nov

World Cultures

This gallery shows some of the most exciting objects in the museum’s collection from many world cultures – the Islands of the Pacific, the great land masses of Africa and Asia, the plains of North Ame...
Hadrian's Wall
01Nov

Hadrian's Wall

An interactive model of the Wall enables visitors to discover the detailed history of this amazing fortification as well as finding out about all the forts, milecastles and associated museums that can...
Ancient Egypt
01Nov

Ancient Egypt

An exciting exploration of life and death in Ancient Egypt, this exhibition combines the Museum's own Ancient Egyptian collections with a number of spectacular objects on loan from the British Museum....
Ancient Greeks
01Nov

Ancient Greeks

Find out what it was like to be an Ancient Greek and how this great civilisation was shaped by the mountainous terrain that helped to create many different city states. Visitors can listen to stories...
Explore More!
01Nov

Explore More!

An exploratory space for all the family to find out about the Museum's collectors, the reasons why we collect, and the types of classification which can be adopted. This gallery interprets the Museum...
Fossil Stories
01Nov

Fossil Stories

Discover the Earth's past through its fossil record and find out how amazing some of these creatures were. Learn about the major changes to the landscape and the animals and plants that were around m...
Living Planet
01Nov

Living Planet

The Bio Wall in Living Planet houses hundreds of creatures and by using a mixture of touch screen technology and hands-on investigations, visitors can investigate these animals and find out where they...
Mouse House
01Nov

Mouse House

The Mouse House is especially for our youngest visitors and their families. Designed to excite curiosity and encourage young children to explore, the Mouse House gallery is full of surprises introduci...
Natural Northumbria
01Nov

Natural Northumbria

Visitors can discover what makes the North East region special in terms of the animals and plants as well as paying a 'virtual' visit to a number of sites in the area. Investigation Hides provide the...
Roman Empire
01Nov

Roman Empire

This display explores objects from the wider Roman Empire including a huge porphyry foot and one of the most famous coins in the world, a Roman silver denari of Anthony and Cleopatra.
Which Way North
09Sep

Which Way North

Set to be the biggest event in England for 2018, the Great Exhibition of the North is a summer of amazing exhibits, inspired technology, vibrant street performance, cutting edge culture and magical ex...
The Heart of the Matter
06May

The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter is an exhibition that brings together art and medicine to reflect on the human heart. The heart can symbolise romantic love and the centre of human emotion, but it is also the...
The Long View
04Mar

The Long View

The Long View exhibition begins with seven remarkably ordinary trees and reflects on what it’s like to visit them, again and again, in all seasons and all weathers, and to walk between them in one sev...
FREEDOM
01Dec

FREEDOM

Great North Museum: Hancock presents FREEDOM a new work by Newcastle University’s scholar-filmmakers Ian McDonald and Geetha Jayaraman. FREEDOM is a conceptual four-screen installation that celebrate...
"Not as it is written" - Black Pittsburgh in voice and image
01Dec

"Not as it is written" - Black Pittsburgh in voice and image

This exhibition depicts elements of race relations and the civil rights struggle in Pittsburgh, USA, by combining the spoken recollections of black Pittsburghers with historic photos from the world-cl...
Tariq Ali in conversation
16Oct

Tariq Ali in conversation

**Very limited tickets available from 12 noon, Monday 25 September at www.greatnorthmuseum.org.uk** Join us on Monday 16 October when Tariq Ali is special guest at an evening celebrating the opening...
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