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The Northeast Sights

Discovery Museum

  • Blandford Sq. Map It

Updated 06/04/2014

Fodor's Review

Reconstructed streets and homes lead you from Roman times to the present day in this engaging museum. Kids will like its interactive approach to teaching Newcastle's history, and history buffs will be most thrilled by galleries showing off the town's maritime and industrial achievements, including the Turbinia. Built in 1894, it was once the fastest ship in the world, and the first to be powered by steam turbines.

Sight Information

Address:

Blandford Sq., Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA, England

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Phone:

0191-232–6789

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 10–4, weekends 11–4

Updated 06/04/2014

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