Opening Hours

10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm
10am - 4pm
11am - 4pm
11am - 4pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Free Entry

Building work is currently taking place next door. Please be aware of your surroundings and take special care as there may be disruptions at the entrance to the museum.

Illustration of Great North Greats exhibition artwork

Great North Greats

See our latest exhibition, on display until 18 October

Play Tyne birthday party

Birthday Parties

Hire out Play Tyne for a birthday party

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