Opening Times

Please note, we'll be closed on Wednesday 28 March, due to staff training. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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

Free entry


The development of the racing shell: Tyne Innovations – by Ian Whitehead

The impetus for this post was provided by a chance meeting at Tyne Rowing Club. Phil Kite, one of th...

Women in pictures – Part IV: The Second World War by Janette Bell

Welcome to the final part of my blog in which I’ve been celebrating North East women by sharing so...

Women in Pictures – Part III: Between the wars by Janette Bell

For some time now I’ve been a volunteer in TWAM’s Documentation Team at Discovery.  I’ve been...

‘Vote Leave’ campaign to remain in the South Shields Museum & Art Gallery collection – A guest post by work placement student Ellen Mackenzie

On 23 June 2016, the people of the UK swarmed to polling stations to cast their vote on the future o...