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A trip to NewcastleGateshead is guaranteed to banish the boredom for good with a great range of family-friendly activities on offer and all within easy access.

Keep the whole family entertained when you head into outer space at Life Science Centre which is situated within 5-minutes’ walk of Newcastle Central Station. The wonders of modern science are revealed through exhibitions, hands-on activities and a giant planetarium at Newcastle’s award-winning science centre.

At the other side of Newcastle city centre, families can delve into the farthest reaches of history at Great North Museum: Hancock where visitors can even come face to face with a life-size dinosaur skeleton. Choose from an excellent range of free museums and art galleries, including Discovery Museum and Shipley Art Gallery where hands-on exhibits and regular creative events will inspire your whole family.

Families with a competitive edge can go head-to-head at Mr Mulligan’s Space Golf and battle it out to be the champion crazy golfer at Newcastle’s space-themed adventure golf centre.

We’re sure all sports fans will enjoy the thrill of going behind the scenes at Newcastle United Football Club and exploring the city’s iconic St James’ Park stadium as part of a guided tour that all ages will find fascinating.

Experience living, breathing history at Beamish Museum, The Living Museum of the North and discover what life was like in North East England in years gone by at the award-winning family attraction near Gateshead.