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Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World: Great North Museum


2017's must-see family-friendly exhibition

Why can’t I fly like a bird, or leap as far as a frog?

How does a snake move when it hasn’t got any feet?

The animal world is full of questions and bones can help us find the answers.

Great North Museum: Hancock are putting their enormous collection of animal skeletons on show for 2017’s must-see family-friendly exhibition.

From itty-bitty bats to whopping whales, bones are the hidden keys to how animals move, survive and evolve over time.

Enjoy a journey through land, air and ocean and marvel at real bones, teeth and fossils from over 100 creatures. Spot a salamander. Discover the dodo. Reveal the skeleton secrets of the animal world!


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4th February - 14th May 2017

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Highlights of the new museum include a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian's Wall. Major new displays showcasing the wonder and diversity of the natural world, spectacular objects from Ancient Greece and mummies from Ancient Egypt, as well as a plan...


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Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening Hours:

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm


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