South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

Tyne and Wear, NE33 2JA

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.

Venue information

Opening times

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat, 11am – 4pm

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)