The Museum is currently closed. It will reopen for the Easter holidays
30 March - 15 April,
11am - 4pm

Next heritage train ride:
30 March 


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Blog

Chamberlayne’s Shako by David Weatherstone, Assistant Outreach Officer

A new gallery, Charge! The Story of England’s Northern Cavalry, opened at Discovery Museum on 21 ...

A Comparative study of Tintoretto’s “Washing of the Disciples’ Feet” from the Shipley to the Prado by Conservation Officer Ana Flynn

On 30 October, I had the opportunity to visit The Prado Museum in Madrid to meet with the conservat...

The legend of St. Cuthbert – a journey of discovery by Kate Buckley

My name is Kate Buckley and I am a third year History student at Newcastle University. I also act as...

So…you’ve decided to get married in front of a T. rex, what now?

Museums and galleries are becoming popular choices for ceremonies, evening receptions and wedding br...