Great North Museum
What's it about? Learn about the Ancient Greeks and mummies from Ancient Egypt, gaze at the stars in the planetarium, see the life-size T-Rex skeleton and enjoy the interactive model of Hadrian's wall - and it's all for free!
Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
Tel no: (0191) 222 6765
Open: Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm. Closed 25&26 December, 1 January.