Arcs and Sparks Store Tour

@ Discovery Museum

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03 May 2017

11am

£4 per adult (under 16s free)

Arcs and Sparks is an opportunity for visitors to gain an insight into electricity: what it is, how it works and the role our region played in laying the foundations for a now universal technology.

The Arcs and Sparks store is located in Discovery Museum’s basement. It is a fascinating collection of electrical inventions from the Victorian period to the present day. Our guided tours are led by curators who are supported by expert volunteers with a wealth of experience in the electricity industry. Tours are guided by visitors’ questions, which have ranged from enquiring how Tyneside-designed heavy duty switchgear helps to safeguard the national grid, to asking how to get the best out of the latest domestic ‘smart’ meters.

Venue
Discovery Museum
Blandford Square
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 4JA

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