Seven Stories – The Centre for Children's Books

Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

Centre For Childrens Books, Lime Street
CC BY-SA 2.0 / Andrew Curtis / Centre for Children's Books, Lime Street

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books is a museum and visitor centre dedicated to children’s literature, located in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The museum opened its doors in 2005 and is located across the seven floors of an old Victorian mill. Its name comes from a saying that there are only seven stories in the world but a thousand different ways of telling them. Seven Stories is about the thousand ways.

The museum has original manuscripts and artwork from the 1930s onwards, and a constantly changing program of kid-oriented exhibitions, activities and events There’s a bookshop, coffee shop and cafe.

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Visiting Seven Stories – The Centre for Children's Books


10am-5pm Tue-Sat, to 4pm Sun


adult/child £7.70/6.60

Address: 30 Lime Street Ouseburn Valley Newcastle Upon Tyne England NE1 2PQ
Duration: 20 minutes

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