Museum blog

Kathleen Drew-Baker: Mother of the Sea

As part of this summer’s Great Exhibition of the North, the Great North Museum is hosting a museum...

Shiny shiny – by Alex Croom, Keeper of Archaeology

While the cheek-piece from Wallsend itself is made of iron, all the other cheek-pieces on display in...

It’s not all iron, steel and coal up North – by Lucy Deprez, Project Officer, A History of the North in 100 Objects

Hello. My name is Lucy Deprez and I have been the Project Officer working on A History of the North ...

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...