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.

Mon 30 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Tue 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Wed 1 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 50 more dates until 29 May

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…

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0191 211 5599

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0191 211 5599

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 50 more dates until 29 May

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.

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0191 211 5599

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0191 211 5599

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 50 more dates until 29 May

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…

Mon 30 Mar

Free / 0191 211 5599

Tue 31 Mar

Free / 0191 211 5599

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 50 more dates until 29 May

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…

Mon 30 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Tue 31 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Wed 1 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 50 more dates until 29 May

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