Opening times

Monday10am - 5pm
Tuesday10am - 5pm
Wednesday10am - 5pm
Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 4pm
Sunday11am - 4pm

Last entry is 15 minutes before closing time.


Closed 25, 26, 27, 28 December 2021 and 1 January 2022.

Need to know

You no longer need to book a ticket to visit the museum. To ensure the wellbeing of visitors and staff we will be monitoring numbers to ensure the museum does not become too crowded. We also recommend that you wear a face covering when you visit. Click here to plan your visit.


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Blog

African Lives in Northern England

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Behind The Heads: Natural History, Empire and The Abel Chapman Collection. Part 2.

By Dan Gordon, Keeper of Biology, Great North Museum: Hancock

Bringing women artists to the fore: Challenging Convention

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