The Great North Museum: Hancock will take you on exciting journey through the story of our planet and its people.


This is just lovely - a teeny birth.

Ever wonder what those Pods on the beach were? Here is your answer.

12:00pm 19 Dec 2014

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Timeline Photos
#ThrowbackThursday from our Fossil Hall! Top: Preparator Norman Boss and others mounting the skeleton of Diplodocus, ca. 1930. Bottom: Disassembling the skeleton of Diplodocus, 2014, with Steve Jabo, Matthew Carrano, Pete Kroehler, Michelle Pinsdor, and Matthew Miller. Image by Donald E. Hurlbert, Smithsonian Institution

11:57am 19 Dec 2014



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.

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.


Turners saved my marriage'

17 Dec 2014

Christmas is fast approaching. It’s a special time of year for many people and it’s also a very busy time for shops. Businesses are going into…