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.

South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne And Wear, NE33 2JA

0191 211 5599


Opening times

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm Sat, 11am – 4pm

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