Great North Museum: Hancock

Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

Hancock TRex
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The Great North Museum: Hancock is a museum established in 1884 of natural history and ancient civilisations in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The collection is a little varied, and ranges from the natural history of the Newcastle area to 2 mummies from Ancient Egypt and other artefacts from around the ancient world. The  Hadrian’s Wall gallery enables visitors to discover the detailed history of the World Heritage Site as well as finding out about all the forts, milecastles and associated museums that can be visited today.

It is free to enter and open daily for visitors who want to explore centuries of history.

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Visiting Great North Museum: Hancock


10am-5pm Mon-Fri, to 4pm Sat, 11am-4pm Sun


general admission free, planetarium adult/child £3/2

Address: Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191-208 6765
Duration: 20 minutes

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