South Shields Museum And Art Gallery
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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.
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…
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.
Santa at Jingle Bell Square
A relaxed session for children with special needs or a disability. Santa’s elves are around to help children with craft activities and Santa is in the Victorian Streets so children can choose how and when to approach him to collect their gift. Booking is essential.
Sat 15 Dec
£6 / 0191 211 5599
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…
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…
Fri 19 Jan
Sat 20 Jan
Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599