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The Discovery Museum

Newcastle Discovery Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, England
+44 191 232 6789
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Great experience

Really well presented, sufficient to be interesting without becoming overwhelming! Refreshing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carolyn D
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Hindhead, United Kingdom
Great museum to visit for all ages

The discovery museum is very nice place to visit and packed with lots of great information. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cemknr
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United Kingdom
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“science maze” (55 reviews)
“all ages” (121 reviews)
“free entry” (78 reviews)
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Newcastle Discovery Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, England
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+44 191 232 6789

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Reviewed yesterday

Really well presented, sufficient to be interesting without becoming overwhelming! Refreshing approach to presenting history in the walk through time. Lots of fascinating artefacts from childhood!

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The discovery museum is very nice place to visit and packed with lots of great information. Would definitely recommend to visit if you are visiting Newcastle or live in Newcastle area. As many people mentioned and many people will be happy to know; it has...More

1  Thank cemknr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited with the expectation of a voyage of discovery. Instead it was a mismatch of journeys. Dirty way below par. We did Sunderland the week before and it was so much better. What are you thinking of Newcastle rotten waste of public funds and...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter loved coming here when she was young, and I loved taking her. It is a great place with plenty of activities for kids of all ages. I would definitely recommend it for a rainy day activity!

Thank Elindal V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to visit here as it was wet. Great for all ages and have some lovely exhibits. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter worked here...it's got loads going on. Not cramped...displays have good space or separate rooms. Lifts and stairs. ok parking. Lots to see around the Discovery too.

Thank IreneS010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best mueseums there is. Great for all ages. Very interactive and interesting exhibits. Parking isn't free as it's city centre but still. Highly recommend a visit

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum houses the Regimental museum of the 15th and 19th Royal Hussars. Iy also has on display four Victoria Cross, an amazing part of British history

Thank KerryAnne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday we spent three hours with our grandchildren at the Discovery Museum. We have been many times before but each time we seem to see something new and of great interest. This time there was a fascinating exhibit of antique/vintage penny slot /arcade machines. The...More

Thank DarrasDave54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A brilliant family friendly museum in the centre of Newcastle. A free resource and well worth the effort to go. Buggy and disability friendly . Three floors of fun. A super history of the hoppings fair on at the moment. Lovely little cafe. A pocket...More

Thank emloue
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