The Rocket Reimagined

Get ready to step on board!

The Rocket Reimagined virtual reality experience

Dates

Until Sunday 9 September

Visitor Information

Time

10am-6pm (seven days a week)

Price

Donations welcome (free entry). 

About

Travel back to 1829 via virtual reality to experience the sight and sound of the early steam age as Stephenson’s Rocket is digitally brought back to life. 

Join us for a fully immersive and memorable experience by Northern tech masters hedgehog lab.

Get ready to step on board!

Created by hedgehog lab



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.