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A Great Free place for families of all ages

I've been visiting the Discovery Museum since I was a child and have many fond memories. I still... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Great for all ages

This is a great museum. Only downside for me is that I found a piece of equipment that I used to... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
john R
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I've been visiting the Discovery Museum since I was a child and have many fond memories. I still visit a few times a year with my son and while there are a few fun things from upstairs that have been long gone, there are still...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a great museum. Only downside for me is that I found a piece of equipment that I used to work on as one of the exhibits. Kids and grown ups would love it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john R
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Plenty to do for the kids and lots for adults to see. Nice day out enjoyed by all the famil. Recommended especially if it's not nice weather outside

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kmyb607
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

If visiting Newcastle this has to be on the list of places to visit. How can you not visit this excellent museum free of charge. The place covers so much of the history of the North East, the displays are excellent with always a helpful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My family visited on a recent trip to GB and absolutely loved the place. Highly recommend visiting if you are in town

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DMSR9999
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We enjoyed a visit to this lovely museum as part of our tour of the Great Exhibition. The Rocket was displayed fantasticallt and could be viewed from all angles. The museum looked well worth a future visit to explore more of its exhibits. The shop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 144martinn
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Wealth of areas to visit. Great display on The Rocket and Turbinia. The best area thou was little inventors as part of the get north 2018 exhibition. Excellent opportunity for youngsters to show what we need in 2030 and we can achieve it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This museum showcases the history and people of the region in truly innovative and engaging ways - a "must" especially if you're able to share the experience with children. A fascinating insight into what makes Newcastle into the place it is today. Beautifully and thoughtfully...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jon P
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Possibly a little bit overloaded by the Great Exhibition of the North and its Rocket Extravaganza; maybe a place to keep returning to when you can split the experience down and get under the skin of the industrial heritage. Thee is plenty to see and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A fantastic museum and well worth a visit. Free entry but you will want to make a donation as it is such a brilliant place. Excellent for both adults and children. The added bonus was the exhibition of George and Robert Stephenson's 'It's Rocket Science'...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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