A new art installation and display celebrating the important role pit ponies played in the coal mining industry opens at Woodhorn Museum on Saturday 28 May.
The Northumberland Miners’ Picnic makes a welcome return to Woodhorn Museum on Saturday 11 June after a two-year absence because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hexham Old Gaol and Berwick Museum and Art Gallery to reopen after their winter break
A new series of exhibitions using Northumberland’s animals to tell stories of community, climate change, migration, and identity opens at Museum Northumberland’s four venues from 09 April 2022.
We’re delighted to announce Woodhorn Museum has received a Bronze Award at the annual North East England Tourism Awards in the Small Visitor Attraction category.
Ted Taylor, a former mechanical fitter from Ashington, Northumberland, has been named overall winner of Museums Northumberland’s Open Exhibition 2022: A Portrait of Northumberland, which opens at Woodhorn Museum on Saturday 19 February.
16th January 2022 marks the 160th anniversary of the Hartley Pit Disaster.
Work has started on the new accessible play area at Woodhorn Museum
Museum opening hours during the festive season
Sunday 5th December is International Volunteers Day and today we celebrate volunteers across Museums Northumberland.
We have successfully raised the funding needed to create a new accessible play area at Woodhorn Museum.
To mark International Men’s Day 2021 we asked some of the men who have been involved in the Museums Northumberland bait programme over the years, how their work has supported more men to get involved in creative activities.