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Great North Museum: Hancock

The Great North Museum: Hancock incorporates collections from the Hancock Museum and Newcastle University’s Museum of Antiquities and Shefton collection. Highlights of the museum include a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall, major displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and mummies from Ancient Egypt, a planetarium and a life-size T. rex dinosaur skeleton cast. It also has the Hancock Library with collections on the history and heritage of the Northern Region, Roman Britain and Hadrian’s Wall, as well as archaeology and natural history.

Admission to the Great North Museum is free. Donations are welcome.

It is a designated Safe Place for people with learning disabilities.

Telephone: 0191 208 6765

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Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm

Cost: Free

Address:
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4PT

54.9804 -1.61317

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Last updated: September 14, 2018

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