Museum blog

Discovering the Discovery Museum – a guest blog by Daniel Horne, volunteer at Discovery Museum

Hello! I’m Daniel, I’m 17 and a volunteer behind the scenes at Discovery Museum. I work in “Bo...

Was the North East the catalyst for the English Civil War? – A guest post by Volunteer Kate Buckley

My name is Kate Buckley and I am a volunteer in the Great North Museum: Hancock Library. As a final ...

Corporal Ian Forsyth and the Liberation of Belsen – by David Weatherstone, Assistant Outreach Officer: Charge! England’s Northern Cavalry

‘There are no extraordinary men… just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced t...

Defending the Fort

Our first exhibition for the year here at Arbeia is all about the fort defences – the walls, ditch...