Newcastle University’s award-winning museum of natural history, archaeology and world cultures. Managed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. 


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Newcastle University’s award-winning museum of natural history, archaeology and world cultures. Managed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. 

The Great North Museum: Hancock opened in May 2009 and incorporates collections from the Hancock Museum, Newcastle University’s Museum of Antiquities and the Shefton Museum.

Highlights of the museum include mummies from Ancient Egypt, a planetarium, a life-size replica T. rex dinosaur skeleton, a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall, major new displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and much more! 

The Museum also holds temporary exhibitions and a range of free events, from children’s activities to lectures and evening events.


Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT

Phone0191 208 6765


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