Little Inventors North 2030 Challenge at Discovery Museum

Children across the North were invited to imagine what life could be like in 2030...

Dominic Wilcox, Chief Inventor at Little Inventors


Until Sunday 9 September

Visitor Information


10am – 6pm (seven days a weeks) 


Donations welcome (free entry). 


Little Inventors asked children from across the North of England to imagine their lives in the year 2030 and come up with ingenious inventions! 

Their inventions have been brought to life by local makers and showcased within our PLAY+INVENT Space. The results of other Little Inventors challenges worldwide, will also be on display.

Find out more about Little Inventors North 2030

Presented as part of:

Great Exhibition of the North 22 June - 9 September

Hosted in NewcastleGateshead, on behalf of Northern England, Great Exhibition of the North will be the biggest event in England this year. It is free to attend and will tell the inspiring story of the North of England and how its innovators, businesses, artists and designers have shaped our present and are inspiring our future. Visitors will begin their journey at one of three iconic venues – Great North Museum, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art or Sage Gateshead – before joining three trails through world-class venues and public spaces. #GetNorth2018

During The Great Exhibition, Discovery Museum is part of the Get North Innovation Trail. Designed with families and accessibility in mind; winding through inspiring urban landscapes, stunning historic architecture and the best of popular Northern Culture. 

Great Exhibition of the North receives funding from a variety of sources including public and private sector. 


Arts Council England
Reece Foundation