1. North East
  2. Tyne and Wear
  3. Newcastle upon Tyne

About Discovery Museum

Explore the history of Newcastle and Tyneside at Discovery Museum!

Take a journey through the city from the Roman times to the early millennium through a range of exhibitions based on the area’s maritime, scientific and technological value to Britain and the rest of the world.

Budding scientists can go exploring in the interactive Science Maze while under sevens can splash around in the Play Tyne water play area. The museum is also home to the Turbinia; once the fastest steam powered ship, it is an iconic part of Tyneside’s history.

There is lots to uncover at Discovery Museum!

  • Immerse yourself in the history of Newcastle and Tyneside told through permanent displays and temporary exhibitions
  • Refreshments available
  • Seasonal events
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Opening Times

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

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Pricing & Tickets

Free admission
Donations welcome

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Yes, there is parking nearby.

There is limited parking on Blandford Square and the closest multi-storey is Grainger Town car park on Waterloo Street. Parking charges may apply. 

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Contact Details

Blandford Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 4JA
England

Tel: 0191 232 6789

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