Discovery Museum


: Blandford Square, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4JA

: All Year Long (Except. Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day.) Weekdays 10am To 4pm, Weekends 11am To 4pm.

: Free for all.

Discovery Museum Is Only A Five Minute Walk From Newcastle Central Station Metro, The Mainline Rail Station & Local Bus Services. The Museum Is Well Signposted From The Station.

The Discovery Museum Is Were You Will Discover All About Life In Newcastle & Tyneside, From The Area's Renowned Maritime History & World Changing Science & Technology Right Through To Fashion Through The Eras & Military History. The Museum Is Bursting With Interactive Displays, Which Makes It The Perfect Place To Learn & Have Fun.

Our Displays Are Regularly Updated & Complemented by An Array Of Free, Fun Learning Activities.

One Of Our Favourite Exhibits TURBINIA Dominates The Entrance To The Museum. Invented On Tyneside, It Is The First Ship To Be Powered By A Steam Turbine. The 35 Metre Vessel Was Once The Fastest Ship In The World & Her History Is Brought To Life In The Turbinia Story Display. She Sets The Standard For A Day Out That Is Guaranteed To Be Filled With Breathtaking Discoveries.

NEW FOR 2015: Unknown Yet.

The Discovery Museum Have 2 Machines With 4 Different Pennies But 8 Different Designs.
Each & Every Penny Press Costs&The Machine Is Hand Cranked.

 (1st Machine & Retired Pennies Have A Dotted Border Outline) & (2nd Machine Of Pennies Have A Straight Border Outline)

To See Information On The Pressed Pennies Just Hover Over The Top Of The Picture & Click.

The Penny Press Machine Is Located On The First Floor Of The Museum At The Top Of The Stairs. 

The Penny Press Machine Is Located On The Second Floor Of The Museum At The Top Of The Stairs. (17th June 2012)

The Penny Press Machine Had 1 Penny Design. (Cost £1 & 1p)

I've Collected My Penny Presses In 2013

Theme Tunes - Blue Peter.mp3

Page Last Updated On 1st February 2015

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