Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens combines a museum, art gallery, exhibition space and Winter Gardens to create a stunning visitor attraction in the heart of the city centre.

Discover the history of the city from its prehistoric past to the present day. The Art Gallery features paintings by LS Lowry together with Victorian masterpieces and artefacts from around the world, while the Winter Gardens stimulate the senses with over 4,000 plants.

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Free to all

Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1PP

01915 612323


Opening times

Monday – Friday, 9.30am-5pm*: Museum Shop, Ground Floor Galleries and Library

*Late night opening on Wednesday until 7pm.

Monday – Friday 10am-4pm: Upper level galleries including the Art and Special Exhibitions Galleries, Winter Gardens and Bennelli’s Cafe

Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Sunday, Closed

See website for the most up to date information regarding opening times and the additional measures in place for the safety of visitors and staff.

With a National Art Pass you get

10% off in shop
Valid until December 2022

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