Getting here

Tips for travelling here


Please support us in our Environmental programme of work and walk, cycle or use public transport whenever it’s possible for you to do so.

By Public Transport

The nearest Metro station is Percy Main which is one and a half miles away from the museum. If travelling from Percy Main, please take the number 19 bus (Cobalt South). If travelling from Wallsend, please take the number 42 bus. The 310 bus starts from the Haymarket Bus Station in Newcastle and stops outside the museum. The Museum bus stop is Cobalt South and there are buses every 15 minutes.

For more information on public transport telephone the NEXUS traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit the traveline website.


By Car

There is free parking at the museum.

The museum is well signposted from the A19/A1058 junction and is behind the Silverlink Retail Park, adjacent to the Blyth & Tyne cycle route.