Great North Run Day

This is a historic exhibition. It is no longer available to visit and this page is only retained as a record of the previous event. For current and future exhibitions, visit our What's On page.

A one-off Sunday opening on this exciting day

The exterior of South Shields Museum


8 September 2019 (historic exhibition)


The museum is usually closed on a Sunday but in celebration of the Great North Run we'll be open. 

You can take in two temporary exhibitions More than a Game: the story of football in South Tyneside and Charles Dickens as well as the rest of the museum.