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Stephenson's Rocket!

A fantastic museum and well worth a visit. Free entry but you will want to make a donation as it is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Great place for kids

Informative interesting museum highlighting Newcastle’s impact on the world. Visited during the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Newcastle Discovery Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA, England
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

A fantastic museum and well worth a visit. Free entry but you will want to make a donation as it is such a brilliant place. Excellent for both adults and children. The added bonus was the exhibition of George and Robert Stephenson's 'It's Rocket Science'...More

Thank christyfearn
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Informative interesting museum highlighting Newcastle’s impact on the world. Visited during the time the rocket was displayed which not only showed the importance of the engine itself but the environment in the north east which led to its building

Thank Hamilp
Reviewed 3 September 2018

There was so much to take in....lots of interactive things to do for adults and children. I learned so much about Newcastle....One part took us through the years...brill!! It is a large building so prepare to spend quite a fair amount of time there. I...More

Thank ScotlandRose
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great local museum, home of The Turbinia, a Challenger 2 tank and currently Stephenson’s Rocket. Great for kids of all ages with a number of interactive activities, a cafe and decent sized gift shop. An educational way to pass a few hours.

Thank jgy8348
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Took the kids on recommendation from a friend. Really pleased we went. It's free entry but we paid the suggested donation. The kids loved the science area on the 3rd floor. The Stephenson rocket was on display and kids loved the short VR headset experience....More

Thank daytripper012
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Took my son here when he was young, now at 11 yrs old, still asked to visit it when were up in Newcastle on vacation. New exhibits this time, really interesting. It's free to enter, but I always do a donation. Worth the visit.

Thank uknannyusa
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I had a great day yesterday. I went to The Discovery Museum in Newcastle. The main purpose of my visit was to see Robert Stevenson's steam locomotive Rocket. It is the star attraction until September the 9th as part of The Great Exhibition of The...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The actual Rocket train is back in Newcastle and on display at the Discovery Museum. There are a whole range of rooms that display the different aspects of Newcastle’s engineering history, from the boats and dock lands to the the trains. The museum is aimed...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My husband and I went to see "Rocket" - have not seen it for many years. Really enjoyed the visit as the staff were very knowledgeable and eager to inform. Enjoyed the virtual reality, the café was busy but delicious food available. Will be back...More

Thank Vashtismam
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We visited with 2 children aged 9 and 12. There was so much to see, to do and to learn for all ages. Starting with Stephenson's Rocket which is a temporary exhibit. Very well laid history of the evolution of rail travel. There was plenty...More

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