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Tyne & Wear Archives

Tyne & Wear Archives is the record office for the cities and metropolitan districts of Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North and South Tyneside

Tyne & Wear Archives is part of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and is the largest archives in the North East. They store many historical records and can assist you with your own research. There is a public searchroom where you can carry out your own research. The Archives also house the BFI Mediatheque facility which is a free film archive. You can also watch old TV programmes and full length films. No reservation required.

Contact details

Telephone: (0191) 277 2248


Minicom number: 18001 0191 232 6789



Cost: Free

Tyne and Wear Archives
Discovery Museum
Blandford Square
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Last updated: June 21, 2018

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