The Northeast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Northeast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Angel of the North

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

South of Newcastle, near the junction of A1 and A1(M) at Gateshead, stands England's largest—and one of its most popular—sculptures,...

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

  • Arts/Performance Venue

Formerly a grain warehouse and now the country's largest national gallery for contemporary art outside London, the Baltic Centre for...

Beamish Open-Air Museum

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Made up of buildings moved from elsewhere in the region, this sprawling complex explores the way people in the Northeast lived and worked...

Bede's World

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Four miles east of Newcastle, this site holds substantial monastic ruins, the church of St. Paul, and a small museum reflecting the long...

Castle Keep

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Overlooking the Tyne River, the remains of the Norman castle recall the city's earlier status as a defensive stronghold. Built in 1080,...

Centre for Life

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Three high-tech shows and 60 kid-oriented exhibits bring science to life, from research on genes to travel to Mars. The "Curiosity Zone"...

Corbridge Roman Town

  • Historic District/Site

The foundations of this important Roman garrison town (the farthest north in the entire Roman Empire) are brought to life with a lively...

Discovery Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

Reconstructed streets and homes lead you from Roman times to the present day in this engaging museum. Kids will like its interactive...

Great North Museum: Hancock and the Hatton Gallery

  • Museum/Gallery

An amalgam of several collections belonging to Newcastle University and named for a Victorian founder of the Natural History Society...

Laing Art Gallery

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One of the Northeast's finest art museums merits at least an hour's visit for its selection of 19th-century British art. The Pre-Raphaelites...

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