Discovery Museum

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Blandford House
Blandford Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 4JA

Tel: +44 0191 232 6789

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Discovery Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Bronze Green Tourism Business Scheme - Bronze 2012
  • Visit England Code of Practice 2012
  • Regional and MiscellaneousUse our Loos Use our Loos 2011
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Highly Commended North East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Highly Commended 2013
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Silver North East England Tourism Awards - Access for all Tourism Award - Silver 2014

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Maps for all, Braille Maps, Touch Maps, Free audio guide.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Small cafeteria open Mon-Sat 1000-1600, Sun 1400-1700. Maximum party size at any time - 25.

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - 40p per hour

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 4 hours
  • Groups Accepted - Please ring in advance
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 200
  • Min group size - 15
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - 1
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre - 1
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun - 1
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Access Information

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Discovery Museum the nearest major road is the A1.

Public Transport Directions

From Newcastle Central Station it is 5 minutes walk to Discovery Museum.

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