Great North Museum

Location: Barras Bridge, Newcastle

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm


Of all Newcastle’s attractions, few boast quite as much to see and do as the Great North Museum. The museum opens its doors every day and provides a diverse programme featuring child-friendly activities, courses, lectures and exhibitions. Among the permanent displays are Ancient Egypt, which showcases two mummies and a virtual reality River Nile, and the Museum Mice exploration and play group for children under-five, where they can learn about history in a fun way. The Great North Museum also offers an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions, ensuring that you should find something to interest you whenever you choose to pay it a visit.

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