Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 11am - 4pm
  • Thursday 11am - 4pm
  • Friday 11am - 4pm
  • Saturday 11am - 4pm
  • Sunday 11am - 4pm
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Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 11am - 4pm
  • Thursday 11am - 4pm
  • Friday 11am - 4pm
  • Saturday 11am - 4pm
  • Sunday 11am - 4pm
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Opening times

  • Monday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Thursday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Friday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday 9.30am - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed
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Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm
  • Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 10am - 4pm
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Some of our museums are now running on summer opening times. To find out more, visit the Opening Times page.

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Berwick Museum and Art Gallery / About the Museum / Our History

Berwick-upon-Tweed’s historic conservation area includes the imposing Grade I Ravensdowne Barracks, home to Berwick Museum and Art Gallery in the Clock Block

The first planned Barracks in England was designed by architect Nicholas Hawksmoor and was key to enforcing the English-Scottish border from its opening in 1721.

Step into the Berwick of yesterday with its rich and frequently violent history as a border town.

You can:

  • Experience the Burrell Collection, including: paintings by Degas and Boudin, watercolours by Northumberland-born Joseph Crawhall, oriental porcelain from Ming China, Ancient Egyptian antiquities and Venetian glass
  • Discover the sights and sounds of old Berwick
  • Uncover Berwick’s battles, see its weaponry and medieval art
  • And everyone’s favourite – learn about dragons!

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