Hadrian's Wall

Permanent exhibition

An interactive model of the Wall enables visitors to discover the detailed history of this amazing fortification as well as finding out about all the forts, milecastles and associated museums that...

Fossil Stories

Permanent exhibition

Discover the Earth's past through its fossil record and find out how amazing some of these creatures were. Learn about the major changes to the landscape and the animals and plants that were around...

Explore More!

Permanent exhibition

An exploratory space for all the family to find out about the Museum's collectors, the reasons why we collect, and the types of classification which can be adopted. This gallery interprets the...

Ancient Greeks

Permanent exhibition

Find out what it was like to be an Ancient Greek and how this great civilisation was shaped by the mountainous terrain that helped to create many different city states. Visitors can listen to...

Ancient Egypt

Permanent exhibition

An exciting exploration of life and death in Ancient Egypt, this exhibition combines the Museum's own Ancient Egyptian collections with a number of spectacular objects on loan from the British...

"Not as it is written" - Black Pittsburgh in voice and image

Event until 01.12.2017 17:00

This exhibition depicts elements of race relations and the civil rights struggle in Pittsburgh, USA, by combining the spoken recollections of black Pittsburghers with historic photos from the...

Freedom!

Event until 01.12.2017 17:00

Great North Museum: Hancock presents Freedom! a new work by Newcastle University’s scholar-filmmakers Ian McDonald and Geetha Jayaraman. Freedom! is a conceptual three-screen installation that...