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

Open during normal gallery opening hours.

Donations welcome, free entry

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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.