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#1 of 4 Museums in Gateshead
Very nice steam train ride through lovely scenery, and very sweet cafe at the end using bone China teasets, with delicious homemade cakes , well worth a visit the volunteers are all very friendly too
... addition to the older, dedicated volunteer railway staff, complete with uniforms, flags and whistles, there were several young ‘apprentices’ hopefully ensuring the future of the “The Oldest Railway in the World”.

The Great North Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne 2.8 mi away
#5 of 26 Museums in Newcastle upon Tyne
Fantastic museum with collections covering multi-periods the best is the Roman section with finds from Hadrians wall including an excellent amount of alters and inscriptions also many small but exquisite pieces of...
It is stacked full of the most wonderful exhibits ranging from a Anthropology section, amazing Roman section including the Emperor Hadrian's Cavalry Exhibition, a Planetarium, and so much more.
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#8 of 26 Museums in Newcastle upon Tyne
Just came here for the first time with our two little biys and what an amazing place it is Loved story time, great for kids of all ages Absolutely awesome!!
Everyone we have met, from the front desk team, to the story catchers, the people behind the scenes and the incredible bookshop team, make this such a special place to visit.
#4 of 4 Museums in Gateshead
We had a great time visiting this little piece of N/E history made all the more lovely by John who spent time walking us around, personally explaining every detail, and the smithy working the forge who gave my wif...
My partner and I were lucky enough to have a personal tour, and had the opportunity to speak to a number of people that were passionate about the history and upkeep of the museum.

Beamish Museum

Beamish, UK 5.3 mi away
#1 of 1 Museums in Beamish
Fantastic day with grandchildren so much Great day with the grandchildren so educational lots for them too learn about amazing old school and all the different items in the shops they loved the old sweet shop,the...
... very good and very knowledgeable helpful staff, Davys fish shop is superb, dab and chips delicious, well worth the entrance fee which can be used multiple times within 12 months, highly recommend this venue
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#3 of 9 Museums in Sunderland
Something for everyone - hangars full of planes, trams, tanks, interesting stories of local unsung heroes (there’s a genuine Victoria cross and the associated amazing story of unbelievable bravery), a fascinating...
The museum has come a long way since its early days and has some fantastic and perfectly displayed exhibits including models and recreated lifestyle scenes.

Trinity Maritime Centre

Newcastle upon Tyne 2.0 mi away
#21 of 26 Museums in Newcastle upon Tyne
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Stephenson Railway Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne 6.0 mi away
#11 of 26 Museums in Newcastle upon Tyne
Visitor information taking from website: From now until early November, heritage train rides are available on Sundays, Bank Holidays and special event days during the running season, as well as Thursdays during th...
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Souter lighthouse

South Shields 8.7 mi away
#1 of 4 Museums in South Shields
... walking by yourself, the views of the coastline is superb, ideal walking and seeing plants and birds along the way, the lighthouse and staff are lovely and to finish have tea an cream scone in their lovely cafe
The heritage open days are a great opportunity for those without national trust or English heritage memberships to enjoy some of the nations most beautiful and historic buildings.

National Glass Centre

Sunderland 8.6 mi away
#1 of 9 Museums in Sunderland
A wonderful and varied selection of things to do, great works of art in glass on display from up and coming young artists, crafts for the kids to get involved in, friendly staff always willing to stop and chat and...
Glass blowing with viewing area usually operating Excellent courses and experiences pre-bookable which give an opportunity to have a go and produce items yourself Beautiful gift shop with high quality goods at a r...
#1 of 1 Museums in Tynemouth
Full of fascinating exhibits and model boats this is a very informative experience, supported by expert advice from the knowledgeable volunteers who keep this museum buoyant.
We had a tour of Tynemouth volunteer life brigade today, Dave who gave out tour was great, very fun, and kept everyone engaged with the local history and Dave’s knowledge that he has.
#2 of 9 Museums in Sunderland
This is wonderful place to visit , summer and winter , a perfect place to take your school children when on school holidays , we have a fabulous library in there a wonderful cafe a lovely gift shop for young and old
it was raining, but it was nice to walk through garden and also inside of museum, kids loved it and granddad and mum even i did :) Rich of history and lot of stuffed animals to see, you need to see it yourself.