Opening Times

Tuesday10am - 4pm
Wednesday10am - 4pm
Thursday10am - 4pm
Friday10am - 4pm

Closing at 4pm on 24 December. Closed from 25 December to 3 January inclusive.

Free entry


Bungling burglars and sweet-toothed thieves

Over the past six months I’ve been popping into the local studies libraries in North Shields a...

Dazzle Painting of ships in the First World War and the model of ss Hindustan

Although we have hundreds of ship models in our collections, only one of them is dazzle painted. &nb...


A guest post by Sarah Younas, Assistant Digital Officer at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.&n...

First World War stories: A Headmaster’s view of the War part 2

In an earlier blog I looked at the first two months of the First World War through the eyes of Alfre...



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