Space Investigators - Astronomy in the North East

This immersive exhibition takes you on a multi-sensory journey into the hidden worlds of the Universe.

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Until Sunday 1 September

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During museum opening hours


Donations welcome (free entry)

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Investigate the evolution of telescopes, examine historical instruments and other ground-breaking discoveries, and get hands-on with interactive activities.  

From challenging ancient beliefs to the design of future giant telescopes, delve into the science of cutting-edge cosmic exploration originating in the region, all brought to life in the Great North Museum: Hancock. 

This exhibition has been designed and curated in collaboration with a team of Astrophysicists at Newcastle University.  

For more information about the exhibition, including around accessibility, please visit the exhibition’s dedicated website:  

Part of the Great North Museum: Hancock's Hidden Worlds season. 

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Eden Learning Spaces supporting Space Investigators

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