The Great North Museum-hancock

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  • Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1912086765
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, History Museums, Planetarium , Family And Kids, Specialty Museums

This is a natural history museum-cum-planetarium. The collection began in the late 18th century, when Marmaduke Tunstall started his ethnographic collection. Ancient civilisations that ruled the area around Newcastle are a particular focus, though there are also significant collections on Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and Ancient Egypt. There’s a kids area for under 5 year olds. There’s a study zone. There’s also a planetarium. The museum is located on the Newcastle University Campus. You’ll also find a replica of an African Mammoth, a T-Rex; the stuffed Sparkie, who was Newcastle’s famous talking budgie; Hadrian’s Wall exhibit; the Shefton Collection of Greek artefacts; and the World Cultures Exhibit.

The Great North Museum-hancock Travel Tips

  • No parking on site. Park on Claremont Road.
  • Disabled accessible ramps on Claremont Road entrance.

How to Reach The Great North Museum-hancock

  • Heymarktet Metro Station
  • Bus 10, 11, 30, 31, 35 stop Haymarket Barras Bridge

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  • The Great North Museum-hancock Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT, United Kingdom
  • The Great North Museum-hancock Contact Number: +44-1912086765
  • The Great North Museum-hancock Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit The Great North Museum-hancock(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Great North Museum-hancock: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 11.55% of people who visit Newcastle Upon Tyne include The Great North Museum-hancock in their plan

  • 44.44% of people start their The Great North Museum-hancock visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Great North Museum-hancock

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