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
More information

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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Heritage Open Days – House of Corrections

Tours and talks

Each weekend, Hexham Old Gaol

2.30pm Free

A FREE tour of Hexham's House of Corrections.

A 19th Century prison built to reform the people of Hexham.

As part of Heritage Open Days 2019 you can join onto one of our FREE tours of Hexham House of Corrections. Taking place on the 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd of September from 2.30pm. To book your FREE place on the tour please email hexham@museumsnorthumberland.org.uk or telephone 01670 624523.

House of Correction tours preceded by a 15 minute walk to the venue from the Gaol. For those who have difficulties with stairs there is limited access to the first floor but images will be provided as part of the tour.

Don’t forget to visit the Gaol where you can experience ‘Felons’ by artist Matt Stokes or learn about local heroine Lizzie Storey who repelled two masked assailants and protected her elderly mistress in the 1860s.

The standard membership fee applies for entry to the Gaol, follow this link for more information about our membership:

https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/become-a-member/

And for more information about our Heritage open days offer follow this link:

https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/graft-and-glory-at-hexham-old-gaol-moothall-and-house-of-correction

Museum Address

Hall Gate,
Hexham,
Northumberland,
NE46 1XD

Opening Times

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

Some of our museums are now running on summer opening times. To find out more, visit the Opening Times page.

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