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Great North Museum Planetarium
12 Aug 14 - 30 Sep 15
Join us to celebrate Second Moon's final landing
20 Sep 14
Birds of the North East
29 Sep 14
Wildlife Digital Photography
01 Oct 14
The Sky at Night
01 Oct 14
Cups, Camps, Cairns and Roman Forts
02 Oct 14
The Second Moon that was launched here from the British Science Festival in 2013 has made 13 orbits of the earth ion one year and is returning to the museum tomorrow at 1pm. Join us!
9:52am 19 Sep 2014
The Vindolanda Trust
Pictured on 'the hand' today is a stylus tablet (front and back) which was found this morning.
9:13am 19 Sep 2014
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.
The Secret Bunker
Kitty Brightwell, a former plotter in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) during World War II, tells the fascinating history of Newcastle's Secret Bunker. Find out how this RAF Fighter Command Headquarters in Kenton played a hugely significant role in the Battle of Britain. The film can be used alongside a Box of Delight (our free artefact loan service for schools) from Discovery Museum, and ends with Kitty setting a Secret Bunker Challenge to participants using the artefact box.
19 Sep 2014
Whilst I was researching the picture of John Hodgson for theÂ Wall Face exhibition (on display at Segedunum Roman Fort) I was interested to find out that the…
10 Sep 2014
On 4 August 1914 Britain entered the First World War. Events moved swiftly over the following months and I thought it would be interesting to take a look at…