The Museum is currently closed.

We will re-open for half-term 10-18 February 2018, 11am - 4pm

Next heritage train rides:
11, 15 & 18 February

Blog

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...

A ‘daring’ rediscovery

Up and down the land, museums and archives hold millions of objects in their collections. Of those o...

Paul Nash: Art of the Second World War

This epic painting, The Battle of Britain, is one of Paul Nash’s best-known compositions. Over sev...