Easter Holidays 2024 at Great North Museum: Hancock

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Easter Holidays 2024 at Great North Museum Hancock
Join us this Easter for fun, family-friendly activities at the Great North Museum: Hancock.

Opening for Easter 2024

Space Investigators North East, (30 March – 1 September 2024) an immersive, multi-sensory journey into the hidden world of the universe. Click here to find out more.

Week 2 Activities:

Some of the puppets from Moving Parts Arts Puppet Festival have decided to stick around and call the museum home for the holidays! Why not complete the amazing Automaton trail or squawk hello to a larger than life kittiwake puppet. You can also visit our astronomical space exhibition and take part in some inspiring intergalactic activities.

We're taking part in the Totally Chaotic History Museum Trail from Kids in Museums and Walker Books. Explore intriguing Ancient Egyptian objects and learn about gods and goddesses. Complete the activity sheet to receive your Totally Chaotic History sticker! Visit the Welcome Desk for more information.

Tuesday 9 April:

9am - 10am, Relaxed Early Opening

Thursday 11 April:

Astronomer flash talks in Living Planet

- 10.30am & 1pm , Vicky Fawcett: 'Alien Worlds'
- 10am & 11.30pm, Houda Haidar: 'Monster Black Holes'
- 11am & 12.30pm, Dr David Rosario: 'Do Galaxies Dance?'
- 12pm & 1.30pm, Federica Nardini: 'Aim for the Stars'

Friday 12 April:

- 10am-2pm, James Webb Space Telescope information stall with David Rosario and his students
- 10am –12pm, 'Ask an Astronomer', Space Explorers North East exhibition.

Make your ‘Ways to Play’ adventure a great value day out by travelling to our venues by the Metro and / or Ferry.

Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on the Metro and the Shields Ferry with a fare-paying adult. Metro is the convenient, fast and frequent way to get to your favourite attractions and now it’s even more affordable.

Ways to Play is sponsored by Tyne and Wear Metro.

Event Dates

Date Available Ticket Types Ticket Price Book Tickets
12th April 2024,
10:00am
  • Standard
  • GBP N/A
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13th April 2024,
10:00am
  • Standard
  • GBP N/A
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14th April 2024,
11:00am
  • Standard
  • GBP N/A
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