Science Uncovered: Late

Friday 30 September, 6-10pm. Stay out late, grab a drink and meet the scientists

Free entry

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

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Monday 2 January 2017


Blast off on an unforgettable voyage...

International Print Biennale

Until Sunday 30 October

We need your nose!

Curious? Read on...


Books galore on our 2nd floor

Hadrian's Wall on Tyneside

The Roman frontier in Newcastle, Wallsend and South Shields

Butterfly Wall

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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 ...

Rhythms of the Cosmos – A Guest Post by Dr Andrew Fletcher

The Great North Museum: Hancock has a small but perfectly formed planetarium on the first floor...

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: The Naturalist’s Mantra

My name is Erin Slack and I am the curatorial assistant for natural sciences at the Great North Muse...