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The Castle, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne
(4.3/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Newcastle's Castle Keep and Black Gate have reunited as a combined visitor attraction - Newcastle Castle.

Uncover the changing face of the Castle through the ages: from royal fortress and border stronghold to grim dungeon and teeming slum.

New exhibits allow visitors to experience what life would have been like for inhabitants in two of North East England's most fascinating historic buildings.
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  • Lots to see here. Information boards around the exterior. Easy to get to and lots of places to eat and drink nearby. 
  • I've visited many castles but this ruin was very unique. There isn't much left of a castle except for the keep and the Black gate. The gate part of the remains has a small museum that was okay but it ...  more »
  • This small Castle stands in the middle of the city. The accompanying Museum is also small, but interesting. Price matches for money.
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