Discovery Museum 2024

The centre piece of this large and wide ranging museum is ‘Turbinia’ the first vessel in the world powered by steam turbines. Three floors of displays explore Tyneside’s history of industry and innovation in science, shipbuilding, engineering and transport.


Operator: Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Address: Blandford Square Newcastle-upon-Tyne Tyne & Wear NE1 4JA

  • Telephone: 0191 232 6789
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  • Website: View website

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Open Days & Times

Daily 1000-1600, Sat-Sun from 1100. Visit website for more details.


  • By Bus: various
  • By Rail: Newcastle Central / 0.25 miles


  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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