Local History & Local Culture Museums & Art Galleries in or near Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne is situated on the north bank of the River Tyne and is a misture of modern and historic. With vibrant nightlife and excellent shopping opportunities this city has beautiful architecture, bars, galleries and a stunning quayside. There are many festivals and events held throughout the year. Included below are Local History & Local Culture Museums and Art Galleries in the UK, such as Discovery Museum.
2 Results In Or Near Newcastle upon Tyne
0.6 miles from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne
Learn hands on at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle The Discovery Museum in Newcastle is probably most famous for its Turbinia exhibit – the first vessel to be powered by a steam turbine and dreamt up by Charles Parsons, who served his engineering apprentice at a Newcastle firm. However, this city centre gem of an attraction has much, much more to see and will keep visitors from 1 to 100 fascinated, such is the eclectic mix of exhibits, many pleasingly hands-on. Tyne and Wear was a pow...
2.1 miles from the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne
The Shipley Art Gallery opened in 1917 with a collection of 504 paintings bequeathed by local solicitor Joseph Shipley. Since then the collection has grown to include nearly 800 paintings and collections of works on paper, decorative art and contemporary craft. The Shipley's art collections were designated as being of national importance in 1998 and include local favourite, William Irving's painting The Blaydon Races. In 1977 the Shipley began collecting contemporary art made in Britain. O...
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