20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Castletown Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Castletown

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Castletown in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 38 Castletown 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.

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Girl watches fish in pond at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

In the Sunderland Museum discover the history of the City from its prehistoric past to the present day in exciting displays interpreting the collecti...

Outside view of National Glass Centre in Sunderland

National Glass Centre

  • Sunderland
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

There are lots of ways you can enjoy National Glass Centre with your family. Help Whimsy discover his past at National Glass Centre with our fun trai...

Entrance to South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

  • South Shields
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

South Shields Museum and Art Gallery A friendly space to relax and unwind, discover the people of South Tyneside and their story. With interactive ga...

Entrance to Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort

  • South Shields
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Arbeia Roman Fort housed a garrison and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne. The excavated remains, stunning reconstructions of original buil...

Kids doing crafts at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Gateshead
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Visitors at Seven Stories in Newcastle upon Tyne

Seven Stories

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields

Stephenson Railway Museum

  • North Shields
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Seating area at Laing Art Gallery in Newcastl upon Tyne

Laing Art Gallery

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne

Life Science Centre

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of The Great North Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

The Great North Museum

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Boy exploring at Discovery Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

Discovery Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Street at Beamish Open Air Museum

Beamish Open Air Museum

  • Beamish
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Durham Cathedral and cottages on riverside at Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is situated in an historic Listed building that was once the parish church of the North Bailey. It was rebuilt in t...

Outside view of Oriental Museum in Durham

Oriental Museum

  • Durham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Oriental Museum is a family friendly place to find out all about a diverse range of cultures and countries, from pre history to present day. Ther...

Soldier at Hartlepools Maritime Experience

Hartlepools Maritime Experience

  • Hartlepool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Hartlepool's Maritime Experience is the North East's premier maritime attraction. Children will love entering our mari-time machine to experience lif...

Ship at HMS Trincomalee 1817 in Hartlepool

HMS Trincomalee 1817

  • Hartlepool
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

HMS Trincomalee is the oldest British warship afloat built in Bombay in 1817! It represents the pinnacle of the ship restorer's craft (with thanks al...

People flying kites at Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn Museum

  • Ashington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Girl on train at Locomotion in Shildon

Locomotion3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Shildon
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

This nicely interactive experience brings the last 200 years of rail fully to life in one's mind, assisted in no small part by the atmosphere of one...

Outside view of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art offers a fascinating free day out for the family, with something for everyone. mima has a family programme whic...

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