The Discovery Museum (Newcastle)

Party prices from £40. Venue hire available.


Celebrate your child’s birthday in one of our amazing spaces at Discovery Museum. Parties can be booked for Saturdays and Sundays between 11.00 am and 1.30 pm and on Mondays to Fridays in school holidays between 10.00 am and 12.30 pm. Access is allowed 30 minutes before the start for any decorating or set-up. Both spaces are suitable for up to 25 children.

Play Tyne
Let the kids have a splashing good time with exclusive use of Play Tyne and hire our learning room where you can serve your own birthday tea, play party games and music and hire your own entertainer.

Play Tyne hire: £50
Learning Room hire: £40
Play Tyne and Learning room hire: £85

Let the kids get inventing with exclusive use of our PLAY+INVENT space and function room where you can serve your own birthday tea, play party games and music and hire your own entertainer.

PLAY+INVENT hire: £50
Function Room hire: £40
PLAY+INVENT and function room hire: £85

For more information or to book either space, please contact the Discovery learning team on or (0191) 277 2183.

Discovery Museum is one of Newcastle’s premier visitor attractions and offers a unique and memorable setting for both corporate and private hire.

With a capacity of up to 350 guests, the magnificent wood-panelled and tiled Great Hall provides a stunning setting for a range of daytime and evening events such as conferences, dinners, weddings and larger meetings. The Museum’s fascinating galleries and Turbinia Hall can also be hired for evening entertaining and hospitality for up to 1,000 guests. Discovery Museum also has a number of smaller, well-equipped rooms available for hire.

To find out more about hiring Discovery Museum please contact us on:
Telephone: 0844 856 1074
Email: or and state that you’re interested in hiring a space at Discovery Museum.

Weddings at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Celebrate your day with us at one of our original and versatile venues.

Whether you are looking for an exceptional venue for your ceremony, or a truly special place for your wedding reception or celebration party, our venues will delight you and your guests with their originality and versatility. We have the expertise to make the most important day of your life a treasured memory whether you are planning something intimate, or grand in every detail.


  • Newcastle Discovery, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JA
  • 0191 232 6789
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