Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books

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Seven Stories is the National Centre for Children’s Books.

Home to the largest archive collection of British children’s literature from draft manuscripts, rough drawings and dummy books, Seven Stories is the National Centre for Children’s Books. Their Ouseburn-based Visitor Centre welcomes all ages to explore their unique exhibitions dedicated to celebrating the art of children’s books. Regular and lively storytelling performances, craft activities and visiting author talks and demonstrations continue to inspire the next generation of writers, illustrators and book makers.

The seven storied Victorian warehouse was built in the 1870s to store grain. The building is listed and displays many original features such as cast-iron pillars and beams.

 

Nearest Metro: Byker

Opening Times

Closed Mondays
Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 – 17.00
Sunday 10.00 – 16.00

 

 

The seven storied Victorian warehouse was built in the 1870s to store grain. The building is listed and displays many original features such as cast-iron pillars and beams.

Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books

Accessibility Information

  • Entrance is at street level via Lime Street.
  • 1 Blue Badge space located on Lime Street.
  • Lift access to all floors.
  • Reception, Bookshop, Storylab, Attic and the café are all fitted with a hearing loop.
  • All films displayed are complete with subtitles.
  • A fully accessible Changing Places toilet is located on the 1st floor.
  • Assistance dogs welcome.

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