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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 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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. Add Arts Centre Washington to your Itinerary

    Arts Centre Washington

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    Arts Centre

    Washington

    Arts Centre Washington provides a mixed programme of artistic events and activities for everyone. Events include theatre, music, spoken word, dance, film, exhibitions and comedy.

  5. Add The Word, National Centre for the Written Word to your Itinerary

    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

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    Family Activity Centre

    South Shields

    The Word, National Centre for the Written Word is South Tyneside's new state-of-the-art cultural venue which has a lot to offer! The spectacular building opened in October 2016.

    The building is brimming with exciting new experiences, activities...

  6. Add Mushroom Works to your Itinerary

    Mushroom Works

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    Arts Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Mushroom Works provides affordable studios to a diverse community of professional artists, designer-makers and crafts people.

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