The Great North Museum: Hancock

About Us

The Great North Museum: Hancock was purpose built in Newcastle as a natural history museum in 1884 to house the growing collections of the Natural History Society of Northumbria.

Create a truly memorable day for you and your partner, as well as friends and family, by holding your wedding ceremony or reception with us at the Great North Museum: Hancock. So whether you choose an intimate service overlooking the museum’s T-Rex, an extravagant celebration for hundreds in the Special Exhibition Space, or a summer drinks reception in the Clore suite and patio, you can find the perfect space here.

Hadrian’s Wall Gallery

Ideal for evening ceremonies

Natural Northumbria

Ideal for evening ceremonies and drinks receptions