Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) is a major regional museum, art gallery and archives service. They manage a collection of 9 museums and galleries across Tyneside and the Archives for Tyne and Wear. Many of these museums and galleries are free to visit. For more information about each of the venues facilities, exhibitions, activities, cafes and opening times please visit the listings below.
- Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort
- Discovery Museum
- Great North Museum: Hancock
- Hatton Gallery
- Laing Art Gallery
- Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
- South Shields Museum and Art Gallery
- Stephenson Steam Railway
- The Shipley Art Gallery
- Tyne & Wear Archives
TWAM run an adult learning programme, which includes a range of exciting workshops, courses, talks and tours.
You can register to volunteer at the museums