Spineless bug

Spineless: Rainforest Creepy Crawlies

On show until 7 May 2016. The awesome world of the rainforest comes to life.

Free entry

Monday10am-5pm
Tuesday10am-5pm
Wednesday10am-5pm
Thursday10am-5pm
Friday10am-5pm
Saturday11am-4pm
SundayClosed
South Shields lion

What's coming up for Spring

At the heart of South Tyneside for 140 years. See what's on...

Praying Mantis

Learning at the museum

Find out what workshops are available this spring

Adam Bell showing school children the gallery

Treasures

See the delights of our collection, many on display for the first time.

Blog

The changing attitude towards German migrants in Britain

A guest post by Lauren Haikney, a History student at Durham University. The advent of the First Worl...

Seaside Shields: Exhibition

Hello! this blog post gives a little taster of the ‘Seaside Shields’ exhibition, current...

Seaside Shields: The Town

Hello! This is my last blog post to accompany the exhibition ‘Seaside Shields’, held at ...

Seaside Shields: Fairground, Promenade, and Pier

Hello again! Following my previous post about Marsden Beach, this post will focus upon postcards and...