NORTH EAST MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

Museum of Antiquities                                Newcastle-upon-Tyne                       www.ncl.ac.uk/antiquities
Interested in the archaeology of the north of England? The Museum of Antiquities has it all: The earliest prehistoric objects, superb Bronze Age displays, impressive Anglo Saxon sculpture and medieval jewellery.  It is the main museum for Hadrain's Wall with internationally famous artefacts and a reconstructed temple to Mithras. 
Admission is free.
Directions:  Located in the University campus we are 2 minutes walk from the Haymarket metro station.

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Shefton Museum                                Newcastle-upon-Tyne                          www.ncl.ac.uk/shefton-museum
The Shefton Museum has the most significant collection of archaeological material from the Greek world in the north of England.  On display are many fine examples of Greek painted pottery, from Athens and other Greek cities, as well as an impressive range of armour, other metal objects and sculpture.  Admission is free.
Directions:  Located in the University campus we are 2 minutes walk from the Haymarket metro station.
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Hartlepool's Maritime Experience                        Hartlepool              www.hartlepoolsmaritimeexperience.com
An amazing recreation of an 18th Century seaport. This attraction is a great day out for all ages and really brings to life this fascinating time in British history. Featuring the oldest warship afloat in Europe, HMS Trincomalee. Costumed guides add to the experience and there are regular musketry, cannon and sword fighting displays. Available to hire for family celebrations, weddings, business meetings and pirate parties.
Directions:
 North - A19 then A179. South - A19 then A689. Look out for the ships' masts.
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