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Great North Museum

Great North Museum


Terry Farrell and Partners


Newcastle University/Tyne and Wear Museums


Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2
Radical transformation of the Grade II* listed Hancock Museum located in Newcastle upon Tyne to create a new flagship museum, The Great North Museum.
Great North Museum - Orsa

As well as the extensive internal restoration the project includes a new three storey extension at the rear to house special exhibitions, council/social rooms, library, archives, and education zone.

Great North Museum - Orsa

The scheme unites three hitherto hidden but significant museum collections into one building – the Hancock, the Museum of Antiquities and the Shefton (Greek) Collection.

Great North Museum - Orsa
Great North Museum - Orsa

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