Centre for Life
Offering a fun filled day, Newcastle’s Centre for Life is an exciting museum bursting with engaging science activities for all ages. There’s a range of exhibitions and things to do, from the ‘BODY WORLDS Vital’ journey to ‘Space: a beginners guide’, giving you plenty to explore on life sciences and the world we live in.
Tickets cost £14 for adults and £8 for children (ages 2-17). The centre is open 10am-6pm daily, opening an hour later on Sunday. The Centre for Life is conveniently located just three minute walk from our hotel in Newcastle.
Newcastle's Discovery Museum
Enjoy a unique day of discovery and exploration at Newcastle’s Discovery Museum. A brief six minute walk from Jurys Inn Newcastle, the museum offers a fantastic collection of maritime history, social history, science and technical material, as well as regimental militaria and costume.
The museum offers free entry and is open 10am -4pm on weekdays, opening an hour later on weekends.
Discover a slice of Tyneside heritage with a trip to Newcastle Castle, combining Castle Keep with its 13th century gatehouse ‘the Black Gate’ to make the perfect historical attraction. Built by Henry the II between 1168 and 1178 and known as ‘one of the finest surviving examples of a Norman keep’, it offers a fun and educational experience for all ages.
The Castle Keep is open 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday. Adult admission is £6.50, with children aged 5-15 years entering for £3.90. This Newcastle attraction is a leisurely 13 minute walk from our hotel.
Great North Museum: Hancock
This fantastic Newcastle attraction offers visitors a journey of discovery through natural science, world cultures, geology and archaeology collections and exhibits. The Great North Museum: Hancock offers a range of exciting displays such as a life- size T-Rex replica skeleton, an interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall, Mummies from Ancient Egypt, and a planetarium.
Entry is free. The museum is open 10am -5pm Monday to Friday, closing an hour earlier on Saturday and opening 11am -4pm Sunday. The Great North museum is a 12 minute drive or 20 minute bus journey from Jurys Inn Newcastle.