Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
More information

Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
More information

Opening times

  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday 10am - 5pm
  • Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed
More information

Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm
  • Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 10am - 4pm
More information

Some of the museums are currently running to Winter season opening times.  To find out more, visit the Opening Times page.

Our Collections / FAQs

If you have a question about the collections we hold please get in touch with us using the online enquiry form.

Our collections team will get back to you as soon as they can, but please be patient as they are a small team.

If you would like to donate an object to our collections please get in touch with us using the online enquiry form before bringing your items in.

It would be very helpful if you could send as much information as possible about your items. We may ask you for a photograph of the item(s) to help us assess the donation.

If we accept your donation we will arrange a time with you to receive them.

Please be aware that we can only accept donations if they fit our Collections Development Policy.

We have to decline donations for lots of reasons. We may already have examples in our collections, we may not have the space or resources to look after your objects, or we may feel our museum is not the right place for your items.

Our collections team will get back to you as soon as they can, but please be patient as they are a small team.

Please contact us using the online enquiry form before bringing objects into our museums so we can discuss them with you before you bring them in to avoid disappointment.

Our staff are not always available and we have limited space to store items. Objects that are left may be returned or disposed of.

Please be aware that we can only accept donations if they fit our Collections Development Policy.

We have to decline donations for lots of reasons. We may already have examples in our collections, we may not have the space or resources to look after your objects, or we may feel our museum is not the right place for your items.

If you would like to see an object in our collections please get in touch with us using the online enquiry form.

Our collections team will get back to you as soon as they can, but please be patient as they are a small team.

Many of our objects are on display. If an object is not on display we will arrange a time with you to provide access.

If you would like to borrow an object from our collections please get in touch with the collections team who would be happy to discuss.  You can contact the collections team using the online enquiry form.

Our staff have a great deal of expertise and will do our best to help. Please contact us using the online enquiry form.

Please contact us using the form on our Collections Enquiry page.

It’s best to get in touch with us and we can discuss what you would like to use the image for such as personal, research or commercial use.

Unfortunately, we do not offer a reprographics service and are unable to commission new photography due to resources.If you are interested in purchasing an art print from the Ashington Group Collection or Burrell collection we offer a print to order service.

You can also see some of our collections online at Art UK and Bridgeman Image Library.

For general advice on how to care for collections please visit the Collections Trust website.

We do not have family history research facilities or resources available.

You might like to contact Northumberland Archives for assistance.