Shipley Lates

Shipley Lates

This summer sees the 75th anniversary of Newcastle's Discovery Museum.

The day will be marked with a range of free events on Saturday 18 July, from 2pm to 5pm.

It is 75 years since the 'Municipal Museum of Science & Industry', which went on to become Discovery Museum, opened in Exhibition Park. Here you can find a range of images from the Museum's history plus information on its 75 year history. If you have any photographs of Discovery over the years we would love to hear from you! Please call our communications team on (0191) 277 2309.

Visitors to Discovery Museum on Saturday 18 July can join in the celebrations - activities will include:

  • Live music from the 1920s and '30s
  • Drop-in activities for children,
  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • A new display on the history of the Museum.
  • Working machinery and engines in the popular Science Maze gallery.