Temporary Closure

The Museum is closed 19 March - 30 April following COVID-19 advice



Until Thursday 30 April

Visitor information

The Great North Museum: Hancock is closed to visitors from 19 March - 30 April 2020 (inclusive) following COVID-19 advice 

Full statement

Following new advice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with other cultural organisations, we have taken the difficult decision to close the Great North Museum: Hancock from 5pm on Wednesday 18 March.

This is provisionally until 1 May 2020 but we will be reviewing the situation and updating if anything changes. Please sign up to our emails at mustseemuseums.org.uk and check our social media channels and website so we can keep you up to date with what’s going on.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this challenging time. Stay well and we look forward to welcoming you back in due course.

Caroline McDonald 
Museum Manager