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Great North Museum Planetarium
12 Aug 14 - 30 Sep 15
A birder's story
24 Oct 14
25 Oct - 01 Nov 14
Halloween Bird & Bat Box building
27 Oct 14
Pre-History Day! PLUS appearances from Sid & Scrat!
28 Oct 14
Meet the experts
29 Oct 14
An image of the Sehkmet statue in our ancient Egypt Gallery. She was said to be a warrior goddess often portrayed with a lion's head.
7:30pm 22 Oct 2014
These are tremendous images.
Slumbering lions win top photo prize
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.
2:05pm 22 Oct 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.
22 Oct 2014
We’ve all become aware of the recent awful effects of the Ebola virus in West Africa and its impact on the people of that area.Â A range of responses…
17 Oct 2014
Recently, one of our visitors has shown us some interesting First World War drawings by his grandfather, Private James McGarrigle. A coal miner at Seaton…