North East England > Places to Visit > Museums


Fairfax House   

Fairfax House is one of the finest eighteenth-century georgian townhouses in England, and is home to the famous Noel Terry collection.

Green Howards Regimental Museum   

Museum of Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment.

Hancock Museum   

Unravel the wonders of the natural world.

The House of Correction Museum of Police and Prisons   

Spend time in Ripon goal, a Victorian prison with cells now converted to displays of crime and punishment, imprisonment and law enforcement over recent centuries.

Jorvik - The Viking City   

The Jorvik Viking Centre in York, England, opened in April 1984 and has since welcomed over 12 million visitors through its doors to travel back in time to the Viking Age.

Lotherton Hall   

Lotherton is an Edwardian gentleman's country residence which retains the character of a charming family home.

Malton Museum   

The Museum is located in the old Town Hall right in the centre of Malton's Market Place. It is renowned for its imaginatively displayed Roman Collection.

Monkwearmouth Station Museum   

Victorian Station and booking office.

Museum of South Yorkshire Life   

Cusworth Hall is an imposing 18th century country house set in extensive landscaped parklands. The Museum opened in 1967.

National Railway Museum   

Home to a wide range of railway icons and literally millions of artifacts, from Mallard - the world's fastest steam locomotive - to a lock of Robert Stephenson's hair.

Nidderdale Museum   

A truly fascinating collection of exhibits is displayed in the original Victorian workhouse, beautifully illustrating the life and history of our Dalesfolk.

Normanby Hall Country Park   

Welcome to Normanby Hall Country Park. With five attractions in one and an exciting events programme Normanby Hall Country Park offers something for everyone.

North East Aircraft Museum   

Official Web Site of the North East Aircraft Museum in Sunderland, North East England.

Old Courthouse Museum   

Knaresborough's royal castle stands towering over the River Nidd, a symbol of the wealth and authority of Medieval Kings.

Richmondshire Museum   

Richmondshire Museum, which was opened in 1978, began in a former joiner's workshop and tells the story of Richmond and its people from early times until the present day.

The Royal Pump Room Museum   

Housed in Harrogate's premiere Spa building and site of Europe's strongest Sulphur Well, The Royal Pump Room Museum tells the story of Harrogate as a Spa.

South Shields Museum Art Gallery   

Discover the people and the past of this proud town.

Temple Newsam House   

Temple Newsam, dubbed 'Hampton Court of the North' is a magnificent Tudor-Jacobean country house set in 1200 acres of parkland. The birthplace of Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Thackray Medical Museum   

The displays, which opened in March 1997, explain the ways in which people’s lives have changed over the last 150 years as a result of improvements in public health, medicine and healthcare.

The Traditional Heritage Museum   

Museum houses the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition's material culture collection.

Wakefield Art Gallery   

Wakefield Gallery, part of the Museums & Arts section of Wakefield MDC provides lively programme of changing displays, exhibitions, events, children's activities and a family garden trail (summer only).

Wakefield Museum   

Wakefield Museum is part of the Museums & Arts section of Wakefield MDC. The museum is fully interactive and with a lift and two ramps is now accessible to all members of our community.

The Workhouse Museum of Poor Law   

Ripon Workhouse is the city's newest museum, with restored vagrants' wards from 1877 showing the treatment of paupers in Yorkshire workhouses and includes a Victorian Hard Times Gallery.

Yorkshire Museum   

City of York Council - informatiom and admission details about the Yorkshire Museum.

Zetland Museum   

Zetland - The Oldest Lifeboat in the World.

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum   

The supply base for the forts on Hadrian's Wall.

Armley Mills   

Formerly one the largest woollen mills in the world, Armley now illustrates Leeds city's impressive industrial past.

Bagshaw Museum   

Follow members of the Bagshaw family - founders of the museum - on their travels. Marvel at the vitality of Violet Bagshaw who brought back gifts from Alaska in her 100th year!

Bamburgh Castle   

Bamburgh Castle stands on a basalt outcrop commanding fantastic views of the Northumbrian coast.

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life   

An extensive museum containing a magnificent assortment of items curious, mysterious, marvellous and common place from the last 200 years.

The Bowes Museum   

The Bowes Museum offers a fascinating museum experience for all the family. Enjoy the greatest collection of European fine and decorative arts in the North of England and an acclaimed exhibition prog

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum   

The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum marks the site of Cook's birthplace in Marton on the outskirts of Middlesbrough and is situated in the beautiful landscaped grounds of Stewart Park.

Captain Cook Memorial Museum   

This museum is housed in the building where James Cook lodged as an apprentice seaman.

Cawthorne Museum   

The Cawthorne Museum Society was founded in 1884 by the Rev. Charles Tiplady Pratt who was vicar of the parish at the time. He encouraged the young people of the village to become interested in Natural History and start a museum collection.

Discovery Museum   

Explore Newcastle's story through the ages.

Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery   

The Doncaster Community web site is a central information site which has been established to provide relevant information to all individuals and organisations with an interest in the Borough.

Dorman Museum   

Town in Time is a permanent exhibition about Middlesborough and its people from earliest times. Middlesborough as a religious community, rural life, industrial revolution to the present day.

Eden Camp Modern History Museum   

A visit to our unique Museum at EDEN CAMP will transport you back in time to wartime Britain. You will experience the sights, sounds, even the smells of those dangerous years.

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