Located in Blandford Square, Newcastle, England, the Discovery Museum is dedicated to science and history, displaying a plethora of exhibits including the 34 metre long ship known as Turbinia. The first ship to use a steam turbine for power generation, it was once the world’s fastest vessel. Delve into the area’s maritime and military history exploring the museum’s array of interactive displays which are regularly updated and completed by various fun and free learning activities.
Among the many exhibits here, Play Tyne is a unique feature which is centred on the River Tyne. You may explore the numerous ways water has been used, utilizing hands-on and imaginative activities and interactive elements. You will also come cross an exhibit known as Working Lives which features a variety of objects, impressive reconstructions and true stories, bringing to life experiences associated with working on Tyneside
Science Maze is yet another fascinating feature, especially designed for children. It is an interesting gallery showcasing a selection of interactive displays resembling engineering and scientific artefacts. Here one can find exhibits such as some of the historic light bulbs of Joseph Swan, working engines and more.
Tyneside Challenge explores the region’s rich history of industrial activity and scientific invention. The exhibits you will see here include the revolutionary Armstrong No.1 Gun and the model of one of the famous locomotives of Stephenson.
Explore 200 years of life in the army, with the feature A Soldier’s Life which consists of the regimental collections of the Northumberland Hussars and The King’s Royal Hussars. A distinctive feature at the museum is BFI Mediatheque which a digital jukebox of TV and film featuring some of the rarest and best titles from the BFI National Archive. It offers a choice of over 2000 TV shows and films. Newcastle Story will keep you engrossed with its displays revealing the history of the region, in a walk-through reconstruction of communities, homes and streets of the past.
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