South Shields Museum And Art Gallery

South Shields Museum And Art Gallery
Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne And Wear, NE33 2JA
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Art Gallery

This art gallery space has been specially refurbished using Arts Council England funding to enable an enhanced display of the works of art in the collection and to create a spotlight loan area.

Thu 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 12 Sep

Changing Faces

Take a journey through South Tyneside from the Bronze Age through to the 20th century in the Changing Faces gallery. See some of the highlights in the museum collection from the archaeological, natural and historical collections. Featured in the gallery are William Jobling's gibbet, the HMS Kelly bell, a model of…

Thu 16 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 12 Sep

Creature Corner

A number of critters including snakes, spiders and lizards live in the museum in Creature Corner. Come and meet Lou, our Californian King Snake and Gizmo, our Dwarf Spiny Tailed Lizard as well as all their friends. Find out fascinating facts about what they like to eat and their natural environment, diet and habits.

Thu 16 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 12 Sep

South Shields Museum at Home - colouring sheets

South Tyneside artist and teacher Sheila Graber has created colouring in sheets to download and enjoy at home inspired by well-known paintings. They are suitable for all generations! The exhibition Sheila from Shields (and her cat) is planned for later this year. In keeping with Sheila’s passion for cats the images are…

Thu 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 12 Sep

Tales of South Tyneside

See how dramatically South Tyneside has changed over the last two centuries, from the boom in the Victorian times to the decline of major industries along the Tyne and the regeneration of the region recently. Find the stories of local people and how they lived, worked, played and fought over the years. See a replica…

Thu 16 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 12 Sep

Temporary Closure

South Shields Museum is closed to visitors until further notice following COVID-19 advice Following new advice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with other cultural organisations, we have taken the difficult decision to close South Shields Museum provisionally until further notice. We will be reviewing…

Thu 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 42 more dates until 5 Sep

Treasures

South Shields Museum is home to a treasure trove of artefacts, stories and more, collected from across South Tyneside and further afield. Since its opening in February 1876, we have continued to add to our collections with a particular emphasis on illustrating the unique stories of the people of South Tyneside and…

Thu 16 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 17 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Sat 18 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 12 Sep

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