Looking for the best museums in Newcastle upon Tyne? These are the best ones:
Discovery MuseumNewcastle upon TyneDiscovery Museum is a museum in Newcastle & Gateshead. The museum features exhibits related to: maritime, industry, social history, costume and textiles, science and technology and weapons and war. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: designated collection.
Newcastle CastleNewcastle upon TyneSteeped in history this imposing Norman fortress, in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, is a rugged reminder of northern England's turbulent history. This was no baron's stately home. Newcastle Castle is a grim reminder of royal authority where armies gathered and criminals were imprisoned and execu
Victoria TunnelNewcastle upon TyneThe Victoria Tunnel is a fully preserved 19th century waggonway under the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne, to transport coal from Spital Tongues (Leazes Main) Colliery to the river and operated between 1842 and the 1860s. The Tunnel was converted into an air raid shelter to protect Newcastle ci
Great North Museum HancockNewcastle upon TyneGreat North Museum Hancock is a museum in Newcastle upon Tyne. The museum features exhibits related to: fine art, natural sciences, archives, world cultures and archaeology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: professor george brady, albany hancock, thomas bewick and thomas atthey
Life Science CentreNewcastle upon TyneLife Science Centre is a museum in Newcastle & Gateshead. The museum features exhibits related to: medicine, natural sciences and science and technology.
Laing Art GalleryNewcastle upon TyneThe Laing is home to a collection of art and sculpture. Its exhibition programme is renowned for bringing the biggest names in art to the North East and includes historic, modern and contemporary art. The gallery has a Designated Collection of national importance and its permanent displays feature i
Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s BooksNewcastle upon Tyne
OuseBurn FarmNewcastle upon TyneA friendly farm and environmental visitor centre in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Bessie Surtees HouseNewcastle upon TyneTwo sixteenth- and seventeenth-century merchants’ houses, one of which is a rare example of Jacobean domestic architecture. The house is perhaps best known as the scene of the elopement of Bessie Surtees and John Scott, who, in 1771, became Lord Chancellor of England.
Hatton GalleryNewcastle upon TyneHatton Gallery is a museum in Newcastle & Gateshead. The museum features exhibits related to: world cultures, decorative and applied art, fine art and costume and textiles. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: uhlman collection of african art, donated by fred and diana uhlman, merz