Since it opened in 2005, Seven Stories has been Britain's national gallery and archive of children's literature and art.

Housed in a seven storey, Grade II listed Victorian warehouse, it celebrates the role of books in childhood and the place of children's literature in British culture.


Permanent collection

Seven Stories is home to a national collection of manuscripts and original illustrations by some of the UK's finest authors and children's illustrators, including work by Jacqueline Wilson, Terry Jones, Philip Pullman and Quentin Blake. Its collection of original typescripts by Enid Blyton is the largest collection of her work in the world.

Seven Stories

30 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2PQ

0300 330 1095

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Opening times

Tues – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun & Bank Holidays, 10am – 4pm

Closed Easter Sun, 25 – 27 Dec
Closed Mondays except during school holidays and Bank Holidays.

Free entry with National Art Pass

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