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The Discovery Museum

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Address: Blandford Sq., Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, England
Phone Number: 44-191-232-6789
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Amazing place to be

Alot of ancient stuff are in this place. There are alot of improvement around this environment now that make the place look more attractive for both the visitor and those of us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Alot of ancient stuff are in this place. There are alot of improvement around this environment now that make the place look more attractive for both the visitor and those of us that are living in Newcastle upon Tyne. I love going there everytime to rediscover new things.

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Thank princeiseoluwa
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fantastic trip out for the kids (and adults). There are lots of things to keep them occupied, in the science room there's interactive areas for them to play and experiment with. There's the water room for the younger kids where they can put on an apron and play in the water designed like the river with bridges... More 

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Thank jordis100
Inverness, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to take the kids especially on a rainy day, and to be honest even the adults love playing some of the games too, definitely worth a visit

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Thank iansue86
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 4 hours at the museum, this sunday. There is so much to see, learn about. Local History, technology and science

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Thank zms424
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can can easily spend 5 hours in here, like I did last sunday. And i was here only 2 months ago. Outstanding value at its free to get in. If you are visiting with young kids, bring a change of clothing for them, they will get wet in the river tyne play room, which is excellent for £1 entry... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is impressive, you can discover lots of interesting exhibits, like Turbinia. There is a lot to do in this museum.

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Thank george_alexander1989
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum, 7-10 min walk from train station. Different levels, local history, hands on science. Expensive cafe lets it down.

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Thank RajN75
Halifax, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good visit, our 6 year old always likes to visit when in the area. Lots to see and a good way to while a way an hour or two when the british weather is up to its usual. Free to enter but a £3 donation is recommended. Well worth it if you can find a place to park anywhere... More 

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Thank Damian W
Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has a bit of this and that for all age-groups and genders, solo visitors and families. Has a cafe with a view of one of the exhibitions (though the service in it is kinda rough). It's free with good facilities, I would recommend especially for families.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to return to the Discovery Museum as it definitely keeps the grandchildren entertained aged 12, 9 and 4. I found the lower floors very nostalgic and would have like to linger a little longer but obviously it didn't have the same appeal to the grandchildren. However they loved the upper floors as there was lots of hands-on exhibits.... More 

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