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Galleries and Museums

While world-class cultural attractions like BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art hold exhibitions from leading contemporary artists such as Damien Hirst and Yoko Ono, we’ve a wealth of smaller commercial and public galleries welcoming well-known and emerging contemporary artists to the area and displaying sought-after classical pieces from the greats.

The Laing is always worth a visit for its permanent collection which includes John Martin's breathtaking ‘The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah’ and William Holman Hunt's poignant painting of ‘Isabella and the Pot of Basil’, whilst the Biscuit Factory, the UK’s biggest commercial gallery, is the perfect place to start or expand your collection.

History is brought to life at Beamish Museum where visitors can step back in time and see what life was like in the North East during the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian periods follow that with a visit to  Bede's World where you can travel even further back in time to get a taste of Medieval Northumbria!

The Victoria Tunnel runs beneath the city from the Town Moor down to the Tyne. The tunnel is open all year round to the public for guided tours which include fantastic sound and visual effects.

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  1. Add Workplace Gallery to your Itinerary

    Workplace Gallery

    Gateshead

    Workplace Gallery is a contemporary art gallery run by artists.

    Based in Gateshead UK, Workplace Gallery represents a portfolio of emerging and established artists through the gallery programme, curatorial projects and international art fairs.

    Price

    Free
  2. Add Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives to your Itinerary

    Woodhorn, Museum and Northumberland Archives

    Northumberland

    For a taste of Northumberland's history and mining heritage try a visit to Woodhorn - Museum and Northumberland Archives, near Ashington.

    Price

    Free
  3. Add Vane to your Itinerary

    Vane

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Vane represents the work of a number of artists, both from across the UK and internationally, as well as showing the work of invited artists in collaboration with other galleries.

  4. Add University Gallery  to your Itinerary

    University Gallery

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The University Gallery and Baring Wing was established in 1977 as a teaching gallery and the University’s link between town and gown, presenting exhibitions by artists of national and international distinction, as well as up-and-coming talents.

    Price

    Free
  5. Add Unit 44 to your Itinerary

    Unit 44

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  6. Add Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums to your Itinerary

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) manages 9 museums, galleries and archives across Tyneside and hold collections of international importance in archives, art, science and technology, archaeology, military and social history, fashion and natural...

  7. Add The Victoria Tunnel to your Itinerary

    The Victoria Tunnel

    Ouseburn

    Discover ‘Newcastle’s Hidden Heritage’ - experience the sounds of a wartime air raid and follow your guides underground to discover the Tunnel's role as a colliery waggonway. Listen out for the oncoming coal wagons!

    Price

    Price £4.00 to £6.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. The Richard Ling Gallery

    Add The Richard Ling Gallery to your Itinerary

    The Richard Ling Gallery

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Richard has been painting portraits for over ten years and recently graduated from the Contemporary Art Practice course at the University of Leeds.

  9. Add The NewBridge Project to your Itinerary

    The NewBridge Project

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The NewBridge Project is an artist led studio and exhibition space that makes use of empty business premises in Newcastle city centre.

  10. Add The Literary and Philosophical Society  to your Itinerary

    The Literary and Philosophical Society

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Lit & Phil is a phenomenal, inspiring and welcoming space, a great place to spend some time. Members and visitors enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and use the library to read the papers, meet friends, work and study

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