When the Lamps Went out: Life on Tyneside during the First World War

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Remember tomorrow is Holocaust Memorial Day.

Join us as we remember the millions of people who lost their lives in the holocaust and subsequent genocides.

We'll be creating a commemorative banner with your help from 11am - 3pm. Drop in whenever to lend a hand and reflect.

11:34am 26 Jan 2015

Be in the Turbinia Atrium at Discovery at 1.30pm today - live music and performances as part of our 'A Natural Anthem' exhibition. Not to be missed!

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Join us at 1.30pm this afternoon for live music and performances in the Turbinia Atrium of the @[110930665661640:274:Discovery Museum] as 'A Natural Anthem' heralds the dawn of a new nation. #worlife1915 #ANaturalAnthem Image by @[84126455732:274:137 Imaging\: Photography By Victoria Ling]

10:04am 23 Jan 2015


Hidden Newcastle

The day in 1954 when three escaped brown bears caused havoc in Newcastle City centre and the 19th century unwrapping of an Egyptian mummy in the Lit and Phil on Westgate Road are two of the events captured in a new mobile app, all about Newcastle and its forgotten history. The Hidden Newcastle app is produced by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and NE1 Ltd with Newcastle Libraries. www.hiddennewcastle.org

A film about Discovery Museum by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group

A film about Discovery Museum in Newcastle by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group. Find out about Discovery Museum and what you can see here. You can also hear about the access facilities from the members of the group. The group talks about their favourite exhibits and explains what help is available for visitors such as ramps, lifts, audio guides and pre-visit information packs.


FLAG A Momentous year ahead!!

21 Jan 2015

Happy New Year! Now that the festive season is behind us we can look forward to an exciting 2015! As January always seems to be a long, cold and dark month why…