we popped by here at the weekend as we were keen to find somewhere cheap (its free) & indoors while spending some time in Newcastle. We arrived at 3pm so had about 2 hours until it closed. We managed to get a pay & display parking space out the front of the building but the spaces are tight and unfortunatly we bumped another car (owner has been spoken to). If you aren't a confident driver i recommend parking at the multistorey across the road.
We made our way in and into the Story of Newcastle. it seemed very interesting although having an 18month old running around we didn't get much chance to read all the exhibits but we were able to spend a good long time walking about having a look at everything.
We then made our way upstairs to the space section which was great fun. There was a small play area for the kids and lots of interactive exhibits to try out. Although many of these were being hogged by some families and not giving other people a go. There is also a cafe on this level but we didn't venture to it.
We spent so much time at these 2 exhibits that we didn't have time to see anything else. Although i did notice that one of the exhibit spaces was closed for refurbishment so hopefully we'll return in the future to see what else it has to offer.
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