Great North Museum: Hancock

Address: Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT Telephone: +44 (0) 844 856 1074

The Great North Museum is only a five-minute walk from Haymarket metro station, which is just two stops from Central Station, the mainline rail station, and local bus services.

Room Capacities

Theatre Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Dinner Dinner Dance Reception
Rooms
Small Core
40 30 18 30 50
Large Clore Suite
60 40 30 50 70
Double Clore Suite
100 55 48 80 60 120
Exhibition (small)
120 80 60 100 80 140
Exhibition (medium)
300 130 138 230 200 320
Exhibition (full)
500 170 210 350 300 500
Hancock Restaurant
60 100
Restaurant and Living Planet Balcony
60 200
Council Room
12 12
Planetarium
26
Living Planet
120 200
Whole Museum
300 1300

Location

By Road

The Great North Museum is based on Newcastle University’s campus at Barras Bridge in Newcastle upon Tyne. The museum can be found just off the Great North Road (B1318). Please note that limited parking for blue badge holders is available outside the museum. There is no additional parking on-site. We would recommend travelling by public transport or parking in Claremont Road car park, which is a five- minute walk from the museum.