Opening times

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

Donations welcome (free entry)

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

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Blog

A ‘daring’ rediscovery

Up and down the land, museums and archives hold millions of objects in their collections. Of those o...

An 18th century Jamaican journey with the remarkable Mr Sloane – a guest blog by volunteer Angela Kirk

Hello, my name is Angela and I am studying for an MSc in Information Science at Northumbria Universi...

The Sound of the Singing Sands: Part 1

Inspired by a collection of ‘Singing Sand’ samples in the Great North Museum: Hancock rock colle...

Worshipping Mithras in the Roman Empire. A guest post by Flora M. Kirk

My name is Flora Kirk. I am an Ancient Studies undergraduate student at the University of Maryland...