South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

For the last 150 years, South Shields Museum & Art Gallery has been at the heart of the community, bringing world-class exhibitions and events to the region.

Celebrating South Tyneside's rich heritage, the museum brings to life stories from the past through its mix of interactives, collections and events. Discover the place that brought about the invention of the lifeboat and is the birthplace of novelist Catherine Cookson.


Art we've helped buy at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

Venue details

South Shields Museum and Art Gallery Ocean Road, South Shields Tyne and Wear NE33 2JA 0191 4568740 www.twmuseums.org.uk/southshields

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat, 11am – 4pm