Heritage train rides

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays

Opening times

Re-opens Saturday 18 February. Heritage trains will be running 19 & 26 February.

Free entry, donations are welcome and directly support our museum and heritage trains.


Marc Chagall’s ‘Apocalypse in Lilac’: Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on January 27th to remember the millions of victims of the Holoca...

A Victorian Christmas

Discovery Museum is all decked out for Christmas, and it inspired me to look into some of our most c...

The Great Frost of 1784, Newcastle upon Tyne

In March 1784, Newcastle was still gripped by the frost and ice of an exceptionally hard winter. The...

Showcase Shows Case for Paterson Pavilion

And the winner… …of the Hatton Showcase: Design For A Touring Pavilion 2017… &h...