Visitor information

Pre-booking for search room visits is now essential. Click here to book your place, order documents and find out what to expect when you visit.

Our paid research and copying services are open for orders. To order copies or request research, please email  We'll reply to you and  provide a quotation for your copying or research.  

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Opening Times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am-12.45pm and 1.15-4pm
Wednesday 10am-12.45pm and 1.15-4pm
Thursday 10am-12.45pm and 1.15-4pm
Friday10am-12.45pm and 1.15-4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Currently booking is essential to use the Tyne & Wear Archives searchroom - click here to book tickets. 

Closed: 24 December 2021 - 4 January 2022.