Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery

Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery
14 Bailiffgate
NE66 1LX




01665 605847

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Bailiffgate Museum depicts the history of Alnwick and the surrounding part of Northumberland in exciting and interactive displays as well as with traditional artefacts. Visitors can experience ten thousand years of history in one visit as well as enjoying the ever changing exhibitions in our gallery.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesdays to Sundays 10 am to 4 pm an also Bank Holiday Mondays

Admission charges

Adult £4, Concession (including Seniors, Students, Unemployed and people with a disability) £3, Child 5-16 £1, Child under 5 free. Group rates available - please email or telephone for details


  • Museums Association

Additional info

Indoors. Disabled access available at street level with a lift to all floors. Toilet and nappy changing facilities available. Tea/ coffee self service for a donation.

Collection details

Trade and Commerce, Social History, Religion, Photography, Music, Maritime, Industry, Coins and Medals, Archives, Architecture, Archaeology, Agriculture

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Exhibition Lest We Forget: 1914

  • 1 July — 31 August 2014 *on now

Part of our rolling exhibition programme, this is the first of our commemorative exhibitions about the First World War that will take place each year from 2014 to 2018. Come and learn about the first Alnwick men who gave their lives, see which local and regional buildings were used as Voluntary Aid Hospitals and read diary entries and letters from the front that were published in the local newspaper.
For children "Did You Know?" facts are printed on poppies and scattered around the gallery.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adult £4, Concession £3, Child 5-16 £1, Child under 5 free

Heritage Open Days 2014: Bailiffgate Museum

  • 13 — 14 September 2014

Having undergone a major refurbishment and reopened in February 2014, our new displays help you to experience ten thousand years of history in one visit. Come and see our exhibition, 'The Pants of Alnwick”, our fine public water fountains, celebrated as an important feature of the town. Our old pants reveal more than you might have thought! Living History: see characters come to life in the museum, be taught by our Victorian school mistress and visit Mr Davison in the print works from 10.30am-3.30pm.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.