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Hankook museum


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Hankook museum

  1. 1. Written by:Nabeel Zoe Ada Emily
  2. 2. 2IntroductionNatural history museum in thenorth of England following a£26 million redevelopment isnow one of the regions toptourist attractions and must-see venues, with over 2 millionvisitors a year.Great North Museum: HancockDiscover a fascinatingrange of animals, fossils,minerals and ethnographicitems in a beautifullyrestored 19th centurybuilding.
  3. 3. Visiting usOpen: Monday to Saturday10am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pmBy public transport:only five minute walk fromHaymarket Metro and Busstations.Barras BridgeNewcastle upon TyneNE2 4PTHaymarket Metro station isjust two stops from CentralStation the mainline railstation. The museum iswell signposted from bothstations.
  4. 4. CollectionHighlights include a large-scale,• Interactive model of Hadrians Wall,major displays showing the wonder.• Diversity of the animal.• Plant kingdoms.• Spectacular objects from the AncientGreeks.• Mummies from Ancient Egypt.• A planetarium.• A life-size T-Rex dinosaur skeleton.4
  5. 5. The Living Planet• Display houses hundreds ofcreatures.• By using a mixture of touchscreen technology.• Hands-on investigations.• Visitors can investigate theseanimals.• Find out where they live.• How they survive in suchextreme places as the arcticand desert. 5
  6. 6. • Live animal tanks andaquaria are integratedinto this major• Display where visitorscan see wolf fish,• Pythons• Lizards to name afew.6
  7. 7. Star objects include• A full size model of an elephant,• A great white shark,• A virtual aquarium,• Live animal displays,• A polar bear,• A giraffe• Moa skeleton.7
  8. 8. Facilities• Parking & Transport• On site parking• Payment Methods• Groups Accepted• Max group size - 999• Min group size - 108• Provider Features• In town/city centre• Indoor Attraction• No Smoking Attraction• Catering• On-Site café/restaurant• Picnic Site
  9. 9. 9The planetarium at the Great NorthMuseum: Hancock features the latesttechnology using LED projectors withfour times the resolution of ordinaryprojectors. With an amazing colourrendition and no interrupted views,the planetarium shows are out of thisworld!PlanetariumOffering a choice of two films, as well as educationalprogrammes designed specifically for schools exploring thesolar system and the night sky, the planetarium is extremelypopular.
  10. 10. Photo Gallery10
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