- Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
Tel 0191 232 6789 / www.twmuseums.org.uk/discovery
Discovery is the North East’s most popular free museum. Discover all about life on Tyneside, from the area’s renowned maritime history to world-changing science and technology. Highlights include Turbinia, the first ship to be powered by steam turbines, and Science Maze, a buzzing interactive zone, filled with exciting displays and technology, including working engines!
Visitors can also enjoy a changing programme of exhibitions, and free family activities during the school holidays. Discovery Museum also has a gift shop and café, serving hot and cold meals and snacks.