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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
All students are welcome! Come in and say hello.
Say hello to the Great North Museum: Hancock - our very own public museum on #yourncl campus. It's free to visit and has loads of exhibits inside including a T-Rex! See what's exhibitions are currently running here http://bit.ly/1rEjnxL
9:16pm 21 Oct 2014
Characters Sid and Scrat from Ice Age the Movie will be making appearances throughout the day next week on Tuesday 28 October. Bring your camera! This event is free. Appearances at 10.30am, 11.20am, 12.10pm, 1pm and 1.50pm.
8:10pm 21 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.
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…
15 Oct 2014
H. F. S. Mackreth produced the miniature of John Hodgson for inclusion in Hodgson’s work ‘The History of Northumberland’. This meant an…