Visitor information

Following government instructions, we are now closed until 2 December 2020. 

Whilst we're closed you can enjoy exhibition and collections content and fun family activities on our website and social media or by joining our mailing list at

This closure will have an even greater impact on our income - please support us

We look forward to welcoming you back when it's safe to do so. 

Thank you again for your support.

Opening Times

Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED

The museum is now closed from 5 November - 2 December. 

Tyne & Wear Archives remains closed until further notice.