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Fantastic and free

Wonderful old building in the city, now a great museum. Full of history and wonderful galleries... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Great day out

The discovery museum is a great day out for young and old. We went when Stephensons Rocket was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle Discovery Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful old building in the city, now a great museum. Full of history and wonderful galleries. The science maze is one of our favourite spaces as there is plenty of hands on stuff for the kids to try. Other galleries have interactive areas and it...More

Thank RobScott1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

The discovery museum is a great day out for young and old. We went when Stephensons Rocket was there and it was great to see something that was so old. Lots of rooms to visit and it’s especially good on a rainy day.

Thank Lindavel61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall rather disappointing, the Turbinia is interesting but far more could be made of it. The other sections are very static - more interaction needed. Some of the lighting in the world of work was out so the exhibits, such as they were, were in...More

Thank penny025
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As adults we thoroughly enjoyed this though there is loads of stuff aimed at kids. If you would like to learn something about the history of Newcastle from the Romans to the present day visit here and learn and enjoy. Plenty of info about the...More

Thank PeteandE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a couple times in the past.What's not to like it's free entertainment and local history for the youngsters.Children under 10 will particularly like the Discovery museum and younger children especially loved playing with the water.Adults will enjoy the welcome sitting area and watching...More

Thank Voyage663411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a filthy wet day a few days ago we visited and we only had an hour at the Discovery Museum. What a shame and we will return and there is so much to see from the Romans and what they did in Newcastle right...More

Thank Kimlet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic display and museum entry is free and what a fantastic place to visit a step back in time highly recommend this place

Thank leo m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't much compared to other museums but what it has is interesting and took me back to being a kid. In a way it did us both a favour being so small as it allowed us more time to have a look around other...More

Thank carla w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Discovery museum has something for everyone with great hands on displays for the kids to play with. The children loved spending time here and best of all it doesn't cost anything. Cafe is good to get a snack after your visit.

Thank truelion3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not expect to find a museum like this in Newcastle. It is very interesting and alzo Amazing, se spent a day there.

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