Open Days at the GNM: Hancock Museum Library

The Great North Museum: Hanock Library is part of the the Newcastle University Library network and is open to Newcastle University students.  It’s a lovely place to work and has some great resources.  If you’ve never given it a go why not go to their open day and see what you’re missing!

See the Treasures of the Great North Museum: May Open Days

Thursday 12 May at 11.00 and Thursday 26 May at 2.00

See the Treasures of the Great North Museum: Hancock Library and the Archives of the Natural History Society of Northumbria. This includes a chance to see rare and fascinating first editions of books on the history, archaeology and natural history of the northern region and also unique watercolours by the famous wood engraver, Thomas Bewick.

The sessions are free and last for an hour. They take place on Thursday 12 May at 11.00 and Thursday 26 May at 2.00.

How To Book You Place

Please book you place by sending an email to: gnmlibrary@twmuseums.org.uk

Woodcut of Newcastle from the title page of Henry Bourne’s “History of Newcastle Upon Tyne” published in 1736. This book is part of the Library of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Woodcut of Newcastle from the title page of Henry Bourne’s “History of Newcastle Upon Tyne” published in 1736. This book is part of the Library of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne

See more information about the GNM: Hancock Library

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