This is a science and local history museum. Newcastle has terrific maritime history, and has also played a large part in founding game-changing science and tech. The incredible interactive displays at the museum cover history from Roman times to the first decade of the new millennium. There’s also mini-museum dedicated to the 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars and the Northumberland Hussars, covering 200 years of live in the army. But the museum’s favourite exhibit is the story of the Turbinia, a 34 metre steam longship that was once the fastest vessel on water.
The Discovery Museum Travel Tips
- Small pay-and-park opposite museum on Blandford Square.
- Grainger Town multi-storey car park is located on Waterloo Street.
- Check out the Turbinia Cafe.
- Disabled accessible.
Entrance Ticket Details For The Discovery Museum
- GBP 4 for group visits of minimum 10; booking to be done 3 weeks prior, but payment to be made on day of visit.
How to Reach The Discovery Museum
- All buses go to Newcastle Central station; the museum is a short walk from there.
- Bus 1, 30, 31 stop Westmorland Rd-Discovery Msm
- Bus 10, 11, 38, 82 stop Westgate Road-Westgate Hill
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42.71% of people who visit Newcastle Upon Tyne include The Discovery Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
61.19% of people start their The Discovery Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Discovery Museum
70.49% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Discovery Museum