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Sunderland Museum

About

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens combines a museum, art gallery, exhibition space and Winter Gardens to create a stunning visitor attraction in the heart of the city centre.

In the Museum, discover the history of the city from its prehistoric past to the present day. Exciting displays interpret the wide variety of collections, using hands-on exhibits, computer interactives and video presentations.

The Art Gallery features paintings by L S Lowry together with Victorian masterpieces and artefacts from the four corners of the world.

The stunning Winter Gardens stimulate the senses with over 2,000 flowers and plants brought together in a spectacular showcase of the world's natural beauty.

The museum holds an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions which are accompanied by activities and events for all ages.

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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - Nearby

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Eden Cafe and Brasserie, Mon-Sat, 1000-1700, Sun, 1400-1700.

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - On request in advance
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Sunderland Metro Station.

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Bronze Green Tourism Business Scheme - Bronze 2012
  • Visit England Code of Practice 2012

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Opening Times

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens (01/01/2014 - 31/12/2014)

* Open 2 Jan-Dec 30, Mon-Sat, 1000-1700, Sun and Bank Hol 1400-1700 . Closed 25 Dec.

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