Contact Us

Contact South Shields Museum

South Shields Museum
Ocean Road
South Shields
NE33 2JA

Telephone: (0191) 211 5599



General enquiries: info@southshieldsmuseum.org.uk

Media enquiries: laura.spring@twmuseums.org.uk, tel: (0191) 277 2170

Volunteering: volunteering@twmuseums.org.uk. Find out more about volunteering with us.

Learning and schools: stlearning@twmuseums.org.uk. Find out more about our events for schools, families and adult learners.

Venue hire: info@southshieldsmuseum.org.uk. Find out about hiring South Shields Museum for an event or party.


Specialist enquiries

We offer a paid-for research service to members of the public looking to find out more about items in our collections.

Our staff will undertake any specific research relating to the collections held by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, which comprise:

  • Archives
  • Fine Art
  • Decorative Art
  • Science and industry
  • Ethnography
  • Archaeology
  • Military history and social history
  • Maritime history
  • Natural sciences

The research service costs £30 per hour including VAT.

You can request and pay for your research online by completing our research form or you can visit our research page for more information.