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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 Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums to your Itinerary

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

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    Museum

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) manages 9 museums, galleries and archives across Tyneside and hold collections of international importance in archives, art, science and technology, archaeology, military and social history, fashion and natural...

  2. Add Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives to your Itinerary

    Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives

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    Museum

    Northumberland

    For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.

  3. 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.

  4. Add Culture Lab OnSite to your Itinerary

    Culture Lab OnSite

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Culture Lab OnSite is a project space in the city centre of Newcastle.

  5. SA Performing Arts Centre

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    Theatre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The North East's only full time vocational performing arts college, SA Performing Arts Centre (formerly Sage Academy of Performing Arts) was established in October 2001 to provide training at a professional level in all aspects of the performing...

  6. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

    Tanfield Railway

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    Steam Railway

    Marley Hill

    Laying claim to be ‘the world’s oldest railway’ this preserved steam railway is a great day out for families and history fans alike. The railway, or waggonway as it was known at the time, was built in 1725 and is considered to be a triumph of...

  7. Add Culture Lab to your Itinerary

    Culture Lab

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Culture Lab is the focal point for creative practice at Newcastle University, supporting the work of researchers and students involved in high level, experimental and multi-disciplinary creative arts and interactive technology projects.

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