The Discovery Museum

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  • Address: Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1912326789
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Science Museums, History Museums, Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

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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  • The Discovery Museum Address: Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, United Kingdom
  • The Discovery Museum Contact Number: +44-1912326789
  • The Discovery Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit The Discovery Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Discovery Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 42.71% of people who visit Newcastle Upon Tyne include The Discovery Museum in their plan

  • 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

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

70.49% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Discovery Museum

People normally club together St. Mary's Cathedral and St James' Park while planning their visit to The Discovery Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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