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

Please note: due to exhibition installation the Art Gallery will close from Friday 27 April - Friday 4 May 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 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…

Wed 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Thu 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Fri 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 14 Dec

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…

Wed 17 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

Thu 18 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

Fri 19 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 14 Dec

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.

Wed 17 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

Thu 18 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

Fri 19 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 14 Dec

Relaxed Santa Claus at Jingle Bell Square

Advance booking essential as places are very limited. 11am -12pm £6 per child + booking fee Due to the nature of this session only 15 places are available to book. All children will receive a gift. Suitable ages 1- 12 (babies welcome although they will not receive a gift.) A very jolly Santa Claus and…

Sat 15 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

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 1 Dec

£6 / 0191 211 5599

Sat 15 Dec

Sold out / 0191 211 5599

Santa at Jingle Bell Square

A chance to meet Santa and tell him all how good you have been in 2016. Booking is essential.

Sat 1 Dec

Sold out / 0191 211 5599

Sold out / 0191 211 5599

Sat 8 Dec

£6 / 0191 211 5599

Sold out / 0191 211 5599

Sat 15 Dec

£6 / 0191 211 5599

Sat 22 Dec

Sold out / 0191 211 5599

Sold out / 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…

Wed 17 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

Thu 18 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

Fri 19 Oct

Free / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 14 Dec

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…

Wed 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Thu 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

Fri 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

…and 48 more dates until 14 Dec

Tremendously relaxed Tuesday

A relaxed family craft session for families who have children with disabilities or additional needs. 10am - 11am Free entry, donations welcome A maximum of 12 children per session with one accompanying adult. (First come, first served) Teddy bears were one of the most popular toys in the early 1900s. The…

Tue 23 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 211 5599

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