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Galleries and Museums

While world-class cultural attractions like BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art hold exhibitions from leading contemporary artists such as Damien Hirst and Yoko Ono, we’ve a wealth of smaller commercial and public galleries welcoming well-known and emerging contemporary artists to the area and displaying sought-after classical pieces from the greats.

The Laing Art Gallery is always worth a visit for its permanent collection which includes John Martin's breathtaking ‘The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah’ and William Holman Hunt's poignant painting of ‘Isabella and the Pot of Basil’, whilst The Biscuit Factory, the UK’s biggest commercial gallery, is the perfect place to start or expand your collection.

History is brought to life at Beamish Museum where visitors can step back in time and see what life was like in the North East during the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian periods follow that with a visit to  Segedunum where you can travel even further back in time to get a taste of life as a Roman!

The Victoria Tunnel runs beneath the city from the Town Moor down to the Tyne. The tunnel is open all year round to the public for guided tours which include fantastic sound and visual effects.

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  1. Add Foundry Lane Studios to your Itinerary

    Foundry Lane Studios

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Foundry Lane Studios is a former print works that was converted in May 2006 into a series of spaces for creative companies and artists.

  2. Add Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

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    Museum

    Durham

    Explore the lead mining museum at Killhope, Durham and learn more about its Victorian history and heritage. Plan a family day out with NewcastleGateshead.

  3. Add Raskl to your Itinerary

    Raskl

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    RASKL is a unique team of designer-engineers specialising in the production of exciting and innovative lifestyle products; deluxe furniture, fittings and custom design solutions.

  4. Add 36 Lime Street to your Itinerary

    36 Lime Street

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    Arts Centre

    Ouseburn

    36 Lime Street is the largest artists' studio group for North East artists, designers, performers and musicians. Find out more with NewcastleGateshead.

  5. Add South Shields Museum and Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

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    Museum

    South Tyneside

    South Shields Museum & Art Gallery explores the story of South Tyneside through sensational displays, hands-on exhibits and stunning art. Visit our latest gallery, Changing Faces, see snakes and spiders in Creature Corner and relax in the new cafe.

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