Covid-19 update

Update: 17 September 2020
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums venues

Following the announcement by the Health Secretary and local authorities that the North East will have tighter restrictions to control the spread of Coronavirus from tomorrow (18 September), we would like to clarify that our museums and galleries will remain open with social distancing measures in place to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff.

To comply with these new restrictions, we ask that you only book tickets / visit our venues as an individual household or support bubble of up to 6 people. 

Many thanks for your support and we look forward to welcoming you to our venues.

Opening hours 2020

Stephenson Steam Railway is open only on these dates. We are running heritage train rides on these days.
Pre-booking is essential. 

Sundays 6, 13, 20 & 27 September

Sundays 4, 11, 18, 25 &
Thursday 29 October

Sunday 1 November

As yet, no details are available for Santa Specials 2020. To get priority information and booking for our events, please sign up to our free Must-see Museum membership.