Changing Faces

See the history of South Tyneside on display, from the Bronze Age through to the 20th century.

People in Changing Faces gallery



Visitor information

Opening times

Monday 10am - 5pm

Tuesday 10am - 5pm

Wednesday 10am - 5pm

Thursday 10am - 5pm

Friday 10am - 5pm

Saturday 11am - 4pm

Sunday closed

Free entry


Take a journey through South Tyneside from the Bronze Age through to the 20th century in the Changing Faces gallery.

See some of the highlights in the museum collection from the archaeological, natural and historical collections.

Featured in the gallery are William Jobling's gibbet, the HMS Kelly bell, a model of William Wouldhave's lifeboat and a model of St. Hilda.