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Discovery Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 review)

  • A young boy plays with an interactive exhibition at Discovery Museum
  • Young boys having lots of fun playing with a water exhibition at Discovery Museum
  • A model of the iconic Turbina, the first turbine-powered steam ship, at the Discovery Museum

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor

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

Facilities

  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

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

Contact

Click here to visit Discovery Museum's website
0191 232 6789

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00

Saturday to Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Free admission

Donations welcome

More Information

Pets allowed

No dogs allowed.

Parking facilities

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

Reviews

Great for Learning!

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by JoyfullyAmy . 07.09.17


It was a great day out at the museum! We started on the ground floor. It was a detail of ancient times in Newcastle. It was very interesting! On the same floor was the Fun Fair which operated by coins. All the activities were very authentic and fun! The second floor was more history of Newcastle. The third floor was our favourite! It was the Science Maze and had many hands on things. It was great fun for everyone. It can take 2-3 hours to go through. We loved it!

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Discovery Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)


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