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The Castle, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

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History Museum
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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  • Let's go to the castle I said. I hadn't been and took my granddaughters last Easter Holidays. There are lots of activities suitable to a wide range of ages and dressing up. The girls loved the Black G...  more »
  • We went to the castle yesterday and the view at the top was amazing. Tried to do the stairs in one go but didn't manage it so best to look into rooms as you go up.  more »
  • We went in Newcastle and after we get there we decided to visit the castle because we like history. The place is for those who love to feel back in time.  more »
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  • Lovely castle tower. When we visited they had a Christmas fair inside the castle. It was very interesting.... the gate house has an elevator so is handicapped accessible but the tower itself did not have any access... lots of steps
  • Loved it. The view from the tower is amazing and also the price to get in isn't bad at all.
  • Wonderful atmosphere. Knowledgeable staff. Steeped in history... Well, it IS history!
  • Had a brilliant ghost tour here and visited it the next day. Loved it
  • Nice place to visit with some information and activities left out to enjoy but a lack of staff and I feel they could have had more on thoughout the castle.