Summer holidays: Wonder Wednesdays
Enjoy special events and activities every Wednesday at the museum during the summer holidays.
Until Wednesday 31 August
Wednesdays during the school summer holidays.
11am - 3pm.
Free entry. No need to book.
Wednesday 27 July
Construction and Contemporary Archaeology
Help us make a model of Hadrian's wall entirely out of paper bricks.
Wednesday 3 August
Powerful Plants and Mighty Minibeasts
Today is all about the power of flowers, plants and creatures found in the garden.
Wednesday 10 August
The highlight of this day is a chance to meet some real birds of prey on our front lawn.
Wednesday 17 August
Today we are exploring our world through patterns and fabric.
Wednesday 24 August
It’s an ocean themed day at the museum this week and we have lots on to get your flippers flapping!
Wednesday 31 August
Today we return to all things Roman to continue our Hadrian's Wall 1900 celebrations.
Make your Ways to Play adventure a great value day out by travelling to our venues by the Metro, Ferry or Bus.
Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel for free on the Metro and the Shields Ferry with a fare-paying adult. Metro is the convenient, fast and frequent way to get to your favourite attractions and now it’s even more affordable.