Opening times

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 11am - 4pm
  • Thursday 11am - 4pm
  • Friday 11am - 4pm
  • Saturday 11am - 4pm
  • Sunday 11am - 4pm
More information

Opening times

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

Our Collections / World Cultures

Immerse yourself in artefacts and exhibits from across the Globe

Let us take you to ancient Egypt and back again to modern day Northumberland.

We’re proud to bring our visitors closer to unusual pieces from around the world, alongside our wonderful local artefacts.

Our collections include many internationally renowned pieces, spanning a range of vibrant cultures.

Experience some outstanding examples of Japanese and Chinese porcelain, Turkish tiles, Inuit pieces including seal skin models, Chinese Buddhist and Daoist shrine figures and Egyptian tomb figures and beads.

Don’t miss our vibrant Polynesian artefacts too such as carved figures, grass skirts and weaponry, or our fine collection of Delftware including vases and pewter tankards.

A firm favourite with all of our visitors, check out our impressive sets of Samurai armour and swords on your next visit.

Remember our experts are on hand to share the objects’ many stories and we can’t wait to welcome you soon

 

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.