Great North Museum: Hancock

The Great North Museum: Hancock has diverse collections covering archaeology, natural sciences and world cultures. Highlights include a life-size replica skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, major displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal kingdom, spectacular objects from Ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, significant collections of prehistoric material, and a planetarium offering a unique insight into the wonders of the universe.

The museum offers a high quality learning programme for schools and other
education groups. An experienced learning team develops and delivers the programme of resources and activities in disciplines including earth and life
sciences, archaeology, and early years engagement.

A programme to support the delivery of Arts Award Discover and Explore is available to both formal and informal groups.

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  • Tyne and Wear
  • SMSC
  • SEND
  • Science
  • Out of school
  • Maths
  • Key Stage Two
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Four
  • History
  • HE
  • Geography
  • Further Education
  • English
  • Early Years
  • Cross-curricular
  • Artsmark partner

Visitor Information

  • Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
  • 0191 208 5123
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