Archaeological Collections Areas Database and Map

Secretary of Society of Museum Archaeologists, 2003 (updated 2013)

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Northumberland: 1 museum covers this area.

- Great North Museum: Hancock

Area details: Most of Northumberland (blurred area around Berwick), plus area within the medieval boundaries of the City of Newcastle and along Hadrian's Wall (see Tyne and Wear Museums for the remainder of City of Newcastle)
Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne
This museum is accepting archives.
There is an archaeological curator at this museum.

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Tel: 0191 222 8867
Last updated: August 2012