February Half Term - Explorers' Day

Work your way around our activity stations collecting 'visa' stamps for your explorer passport



Tuesday 18 February

Visitor information


11am - 2pm


Throughout the museum. Collect your passport from the Welcome Desk


Donations welcome (free entry)

Drop in, no booking required


Pick up your Great North Museum explorer passport from the welcome desk to start your adventure.

Then, head off around our activity stations throughout the museum. When you complete each activity, you'll be given a 'visa' stamp for your passport. 

Can you collect all four to become a fully-fledged explorer?

The Activity Stations

1. Living Planet Gallery

Crate your own compass to help you explore the museum and find out which way is North.

2. Hadrian's Wall Gallery

Become a wildlife explorer, investigating the museum galleries and find out about exciting species before locating them on the world map

3. Living Planet Gallery

Explore the world and analyse fascinating objects, tracking down their origin and finding out more about their history

4. Natural Northumbria Gallery

What makes a good explorer? Practice your observation skills and learn more about the natural world.