Newcastle Tourist Information and Museums
Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle City Council
Much of this site's content is designed for residents, but you'll also find a
lot of information for visitors.
If you have the patience to drill down through database listings, you'll find
brief descriptions (with addresses and phone numbers) for everything from
restaurants to stately homes.
The North East England
David Simpson's multifaceted local history site includes a page on Geordie
Dialect, "the oldest living English."
Freefoto.com: Newcastle upon Tyne
Use the navigation links and thumbnails to view Ian Britton's large gallery of
Tyne Bridge Webcams
Check out the views of and from the Tyne Bridge, or read up on the bridge's
history and statistics.
Baltic Centre for Contemporary
A former grain warehouse is home to a constantly changing museum and "art
factory" in the revitalized Gateshead
Quays on the south bank of the Tyne.
The North of England Open-Air Museum recreates Northern England's life at the
turn of the century with farm exhibits, a coal mine, schools, vintage trams, and other
attractions. You can reach it by public transportation from Newcastle.
The Automobile Association rates the Hancock as one of the finest natural history museums
in England. It's been around since 1884.
North East England
Plan your trip to Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, the Tees Valley, or County
NEON (North of England
This site has information on five counties, including Newcastle's county of Tyne
Explore the remnants of this ancient wall, which was built to guard the northern boundary
of the Roman Empire more than 1,800 years ago.
Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne
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