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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Bellingham

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Bellingham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 36 Bellingham museums and art galleries to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. The Heritage Centre at Bellingham entrance with flowers

    The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

    Bellingham

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    The Heritage Centre at Bellingham Families with young children are especially welcome at the Heritage Centre, Bellingham. As well as viewing the disp...

    Suitable for 4-12 Indoor 0.3 miles from Bellingham
  2. Outside view of Vindolanda in Hexham

    Vindolanda

    Hexham

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    Vindolanda and theRoman Army Museum bring history alive. Vindolanda is a fascinating Roman fort and civilian settlement lying just to the south of Ha...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 11.4 miles from Bellingham
  3. Exhibition room at Hexham Abbey

    Hexham Abbey

    Hexham

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    Hexham Abbey has many sights to take in, including some rare historical artefacts. Listen as two mischievous church mice show you around the abbey! T...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 13.5 miles from Bellingham
  4. Girls at Hexham Old Gaol

    Hexham Old Gaol

    Hexham

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    Hexham Old Gaol was built in 1330 and is the oldest custom built prison in England and has a befittingly rich history of plagues, bribed guards and j...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 13.5 miles from Bellingham
  5. Water mill at Killhope Lead Mining Museum in Bishop Auckland

    Killhope Lead Mining Museum

    Bishop Auckland

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    If you are looking for somewhere different to go for a day out, bring the family to Killhope, the North of England Lead Mining Museum in the beautifu...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 25.3 miles from Bellingham
  6. Walls of Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

    Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

    Jedburgh

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    Get a taste of life behind bars in this 1820s jail: a model prison in its day but now a bit spooky! Also discover the history of the Royal Burgh of J...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 25.7 miles from Bellingham
  7. Outside view of Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre in Jedburgh

    Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre

    Jedburgh

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    The Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre helps visitors explore the history of an iconic Scottish figure and learn her story in full in a charming buil...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 25.9 miles from Bellingham
  8. Aeroplane at Solway Aviation Museum in Carlisle

    Solway Aviation Museum

    Carlisle

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    Solway Aviation Museum is a collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and displays reflecting Britain's position as a former world leader in aircraf...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 26.1 miles from Bellingham
  9. Boy exploring at Discovery Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Discovery Museum

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Explore the history of Newcastle and Tyneside at Discovery Museum! Take a journey through the city from the Roman times to the early millennium throu...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 27.8 miles from Bellingham
  10. Outside view of The Great North Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Great North Museum

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    The Great North Museum has loads of exciting and interesting things to do and discover, you can easily spend a few hours here with the kids and it's...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 27.9 miles from Bellingham
  11. Outside view of Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Hitch a ride to the stars and beyond at the Life Science Centre. Here your kids can learn loads about the weird world of science and even conduct the...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 28 miles from Bellingham
  12. Woodhorn Museum

    Woodhorn Museum

    Ashington

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    Woodhorn Museum is a great attraction for the whole family, with plenty of hands on activities, some blockbuster exhibitions, and a great events prog...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 28.2 miles from Bellingham
  13. Seating area at Laing Art Gallery in Newcastl upon Tyne

    Laing Art Gallery

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Laing Art Gallery has something for everyone to enjoy. A dynamic exhibition programme brings an exciting variety of art to your doorstep, while fun l...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 28.2 miles from Bellingham
  14. Wooden thread reel at Textile Towerhouse in Hawick

    Textile Towerhouse

    Hawick

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    Textile Towerhouse is hidden within Drumlanrig's Tower: a beautifully restored building which uses period rooms, figures and audiovisuals displays to...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 28.4 miles from Bellingham
  15. Georgian school teacher in classroom at Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick

    Bailiffgate Museum

    Alnwick

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    Bailiffgate Museum is a fun day out for all the family. It tells the history of Alnwick and district in colourful, interactive displays. Highlights i...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 28.5 miles from Bellingham
  16. Kids doing crafts at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead

    Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

    Gateshead

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    Baltic has lots of great things for the whole family to discover. Situated right by the Millennium Bridge on the NewcastleGateshead quayside, it is f...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 28.8 miles from Bellingham
  17. Visitors at Seven Stories in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Seven Stories

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    The fun will fly off the page at Seven Stories, Newcastle. Take your kid to The National Centre for Children’s Books and let them discover characters...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 28.8 miles from Bellingham
  18. People flying kites at Newbiggin Maritime Centre

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre

    Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

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    Newbiggin Maritime Centre is an accessible, all weather family attraction, open all year. Discover life in a historic fishing village through the Mar...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 29.6 miles from Bellingham
  19. Street at Beamish Open Air Museum

    Beamish Open Air Museum

    Beamish

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    Beamish, Britain's favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the North of England in the e...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 29.9 miles from Bellingham
  20. Outside view of Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields

    Stephenson Railway Museum

    North Shields

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    Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at the Stephenson Railway Museum. The Museum is home to George Stephenson's 'Billy', a forerunner of t...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 31.3 miles from Bellingham

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