Christmas 1884

Saturday 10 December. A day of Victorian festive cheer

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Monday10am - 5pm
Tuesday10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 4pm
Sunday11am - 4pm

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Singing Sands of the Northumberland Coast

Several years ago while cataloguing material in the Hancock Museum rock collection I came across som...

The Charlton Brothers and the Hancock Museum – A Guest Post by Ashleigh Jackson

My name is Ashleigh Jackson. I am a History undergraduate student at Edinburgh and this summer I com...

John G. Watson and many, many coins. A Guest Post by Daniel Wood.

My name is Daniel Wood, I am currently studying an undergraduate History and Archaeology degree at N...

George W. Temperley and the bombardment of Scarborough in 1914 – A Guest Post by Ashleigh Jackson

My name is Ashleigh Jackson. I am a History undergraduate student from Edinburgh and I’m ...

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Hadrian's Wall on Tyneside

The Roman frontier in Newcastle, Wallsend and South Shields