Temporary Closure

The Museum is closed until 1 May following COVID-19 advice

The facade of South Shields Museum & Art Gallery


Until Thursday 30 April

Visitor information

South Shields Museum is closed to visitors until 30 April 2020 (inclusive) following COVID-19 advice 

Full statement

Following new advice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in line with other cultural organisations, we have taken the difficult decision to close South Shields Museum provisionally until 1 May 2020. We will be reviewing the situation and updating if anything changes. 

Please sign up to our emails at mustseemuseums.org.uk and check our social media channels and website so we can keep you up to date with what’s going on.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this challenging time. Stay well and we look forward to welcoming you back in due course.

Geoff Woodward  Museum Manager