Our Hopes Profound

How WW1 changed peoples’ lives in South Tyneside

Group of civilians during WWI


Until Saturday 1 June

Visitor information

Free entry, donations welcome 

During museum opening hours 

First floor temporary exhibition space 


To mark 100 years since the end of WW1 this exhibition explores the profound and lasting effect the war had on South Tyneside, changing life for ordinary people in ways that could hardly have been imagined before the war.

This exhibition explores the end of the First World War and the years that followed, the social change that took place and how individual people in South Tyneside were affected.