Heritage train rides

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays

Opening times

Open until 6 November. Every weekend and during North Tyneside school holidays.

11am - 4pm
Free entry, donations are welcome and directly support our museums and heritage trains.


Rhythms of the Cosmos – A Guest Post by Dr Andrew Fletcher

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What ever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? (Part 3)

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The New Kids In Town

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All: The Naturalist’s Mantra

My name is Erin Slack and I am the curatorial assistant for natural sciences at the Great North Muse...