We look after some of the most important buildings in England
Across Northumberland, our network of museums consists of Grade 1 listed buildings and several Scheduled Ancient Monuments.
Visit England’s first gaol, barracks and an iconic colliery complex from ‘the largest pit village in the world’.
Those with a passion for great architecture are sure to be impressed by our sites! Each with its own charm and character, all of our museums had their own part to play in the long history of Northumberland, so be sure to visit soon.
It’s not just the impressive collections inside the buildings that make a trip to any Museums Northumberland site one to remember.
Our buildings are stars of the show, reflecting key moments in our proud heritage. All of our sites are unique, and each has its own amazing stories to share. We can’t wait for you to visit to find our more.
We take care of some historic treasures and are proud to preserve them for future generations to come.
Fancy a day out in a 13th Century chantry, gaol, army barracks or mining village? Look no further.
By stepping inside our buildings, visitors can get closer to key moments in our region’s great history and really feel what it was like to experience the sights and sounds of days gone by.
Please note that not all of the collections in the care of Museums Northumberland are on public display. If you’d like to see an object in the collections please get in touch with us using the online enquiry form.