Museum Activities from Home or School

Are you stuck at home or looking for things to do in school? Here are some museum activities for you. We'll keep adding things on as we develop more content.

We look forward to seeing you in person when the museum reopens and we are all out and about again.

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William Chapman Hewitson – Naturalist, Author, Illustrator, Benefactor and Oologist

Over the last few months I’ve had a chance to reflect on some of the fascinating authors whose wor...

Joseph Crawhall II – A Victorian Artist and Man of Many Parts

In my role as the librarian at the Great North Museum: Hancock Library I’m fortunate to regularly ...

Pebbles on the beaches of Northumberland

Hi, my name is Sylvia, I’m the geologist at the Great North Museum: Hancock.  Now that the museum...

The Story of Elizabeth Gould – An Extraordinary Bird Woman

Last month we looked at the visit to the north of England by John James Audubon, the esteemed Americ...