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The Discovery Museum

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Address: Newcastle Discovery Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, England
Phone Number: 44-191-232-6789
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Great visit

Visited here with my family on holiday and they all found it so interesting. Plenty of Newcastle history to see. My grandchildren enjoyed it all and had a great time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here with my family on holiday and they all found it so interesting. Plenty of Newcastle history to see. My grandchildren enjoyed it all and had a great time.

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great museum, full of interesting history of Newcastle. I am a wheelchair user and access around the museum is great.

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Thank CrazeeChik67
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great. Loved it since i was a kid. It doeant seem as fun as when i was a kid. But my 5 year old son loves it.. hence the 4 stars

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Thank Bobby C
Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is well worth a visit to get an overview of Newcastle and its history. Really well presented in a beautiful building. It closes at 4pm so allow plenty of time.

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Thank salthillgirl
Blaydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the grandkids who groaned at the thought of a museum.but they were totally won over with the amount of things to do and see but what was the best part they could touch. The water feature is there favourite but take a towel.

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Thank Eileen B
Consett, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There's lots of interactive educational displays and you'll want to spend a few hours here to take everything in! It's well signposted in the city centre and within easy reach of car parking etc. Certain parts can get a bit noisy and overwhelming for some but there are plenty of exhibits to move onto. I found it really interesting and... More 

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Thank Lauren L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a lot of times as a child and adult took my grandson for the first time he loved it lots to look at very knowledge able staff plenty of science on display ideal for students doing science citation studies

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First visited two years ago, and the children still enjoyed it on the second visit. The science maze was a particular favourite (both with the children and us grown ups!) My youngest likened the gravity balls to the way memories are shown as being stored on the film "Inside Out" and he also enjoyed being a chimney sweep. The soldier... More 

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

Worth visiting just to see Turbinia, the first turbine ship, breathtakingly beautiful. It is the first thing you see when you enter the museum. And it's free.

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Thank Charlotte L
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely day out for all the family. Admission is free although you can leave a donation. You can take a packed lunch or the facilities in the cafe are reasonably priced and quite nice. I intend returning without the grandchildren.

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