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Voyage & Home – Ostracod Odyssey: Great North Museum


What are ostracods, we hear you ask? Well, they’re tiny shrimp-like creatures who form a very important part of our aquatic ecosystem despite their small size.

Thanks to the Ostracod Odyssey exhibition, you can learn all about these awesome little creatures by taking a deep dive into local science hero George Brady’s massive ostracod collection!


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Free entry


28th April - 21st August 2022

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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...


0191 208 6765

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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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